CM TRAVEL 4FUN
Featured Fall 2018 Tour:
ALL-INCLUSIVE ITALY TOUR
TUSCANY: "PEOPLE, PLACES, FOOD & WINE!"
Italian Inspirations Small Group Cultural-Immersion Tour
Tour available as an:
8-day 7-night All-Inclusive Tour Only
or as an upscale:
13-day 11-night Package: (Air + Pre/Post Hotel + Tour)
Book this exciting September 2018 small group tour by/before:
300pm Dec 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve)
Tour and Travel Options:
8-DAY/7 NIGHT Custom "1-of" All-Inclusive SMALL GROUP TOUR (ONLY)
13-DAY/11-NIGHT SMALL GROUP TOUR PACKAGE including:
> 8-DAY / 7-NIGHT All-Inclusive Small Group Tour
> ROUNDTRIP BUSINESS CLASS AIR w/lie-flat seats
> 4-NIGHT UPSCALE Pre/Post HOTEL PACKAGE with 3 nights in Florence
Type of Tour:
A small-group all-inclusive tour focused on exploring the hedonistic delights and culture associated with the local people, traditions, food, and wine of the region. Feel like a true true insider experience of the food, wine and artisanal products found in the rolling hills outside of Florence and Siena!
Group Size: MINIMUM 6, MAXIMUM 10 TRAVELERS PER TOUR
- As offered, tour is available to guests who wish to book into a mixed group tour with others.
- However, it is also possible to arrange a private group tour of 6 or more.
Tour (Tour Package) Designed to Accommodate and Support:
- Single Adults
- BFF or Girl’s Getaway
- Private Adult Group of 6 to 10
- Families with older Children (as private group only)
- Multi-Generational Travel (all adults unless private group)
- Mix of above
A SEATTLE BASED ITALIAN TOUR COMPANY: "ITALIAN INSPIRATIONS"
COMPANY OWNER AND GUIDE: ASHLEE REDFERN
ASHLEE HAS WORKED AS A DESIGNER AND GUIDE OF CUSTOM ITALIAN TOURS SINCE 2014. In addition she is a seasoned interpreter and passionate foodie with formal training. As the group’s lead guide, Ashlee will accompanies clients throughout their tour (enjoying the experience every bit as much (or more)… than you! Ashlee loves Italy!
Pre and Post Tour Travel Arrangements:
Pre/Post Tour Air/Hotel Travel Package Arranged by: CM TRAVEL 4FUN
Package quoted here includes air travel roundtrip Seattle to/from Italy, and associated Pre/Post hotels.
Roundtrip air available from other cities as well.
Available Pre-Travel Italian Language Lessons:
Ashlee also offers the option to learn Basic Communication Skills in Italian… prior to trip departure!
Both small group and private lessons in Italian are available (at added expense not included in tour price).
Ask your CM TRAVEL 4FUN agent for details!
Tour Itinerary: Options and Inclusions:
- Van transfers to/from Villa from: Florence hotel, airport, or train station
- Enjoy an all-inclusive food, accommodations, tours, wine (with meals), transfers to/from Florence Hotel/Rail/Airport and tour associated entrance fees.
- Accommodations in a well staffed Tuscan Country Villa in a D/O private room with ensuite bathroom.
- This quiet rural Villa is located about 3/4 mile from a quaint village in the heart of Chianti.
- Offering what a 5-star hotel cannot… the Villa provides a genuine rustic Italian stay experience complete with bucolic panoramas and hearty real Italian nourishment for the body and soul.
- Most tour gratuities are included… *(details near bottom of page).
The stay experience may be rustic, but it includes:
- Private en-suite bathrooms
- Country Italian breakfast, lunch & dinner (with wine!)
- On-site pool
- All the normally expected standard amenities
- On-site staff at group’s disposal
Excursions include transportation and English-speaking local guides (each with specialized knowledge).
- wine tasting
- olive oil tasting
- truffle hunting
- cheese making demo and lunch at a rural goat and sheep farm
- bread & pizza making class and associated meal
- pasta factory tour
- terracotta factory tour
- local nature experienced through guided walks in the Chianti hills
- interactions with artisans who passionately uphold age-old traditions, quality and craftsmanship Italy is still known for
- historic Tuscan cities
Cities visited may include:
- San Gimignano
- and/or others!
Final decision on city visits made near time of departure.
Clients May Customize Their Tour Experience With These Travel Options:
All-Inclusive Tour Only… Client Arranges their own Pre/Post Travel (as quoted below)
Air + All-Inclusive Tour + Pre/Post Tour 4-nights Hotel (as quoted below)
Air + All-Inclusive Tour + Pre/Post Tour Hotel + Extended Florence/Tuscany Package
Air + Cruise + All-Inclusive Tour + Pre/Post Tour Hotel (Pre/Post tour extension linked to a cruise in Europe)
Air + All-Inclusive Tour + Pre/Post Tour Hotel + Extended Travel in Italy (Or extended travel elsewhere in Europe)
Tour Dates and Tour Itinerary quoted are FIXED
…except for private groups of 6 or more!
(Private tours are FLEXIBLE… with a choice of available future dates, and optional custom itinerary in Tuscany region of Italy).
Passports ARE required for this travel.
It is all-about you!
If you have other unique experiences or places you would like to explore or learn about on your tour… tell the tour operator right after you book the tour! No promises, but if possible, your guide may be able to tuck-in one or more of these experiences as well!
Ashlee operates the tour in a flexible manner with the intention of connecting each traveler with local people, experiences and places!
CM TRAVEL 4FUN works with Ashlee because of the pure passion she puts into her tours!
Please also note…
- arranges tours in Central East Sicily and Central West Sicily!
- offers custom Tuscany tours built around private groups of 6 or more!
If interested in exploring Ashlee’s Sicily, or in creating a custom Tuscany tour designed around your group… ask your CM TRAVEL 4FUN agent for assistance!
Tour Cost, Discounts, and Available Financing:
Tour Only (and Tour Package) quoted at D/O Rate.
S/O Rates Somewhat More… Ask Agent for Details.
Available Tour (and Tour Package) CM TRAVEL 4FUN Discounts:
Optional Full Payment at Time of Booking:
(Save $125.00 per person… restrictions apply)
Package-Included Deeply Discounted 1-Stop Business Class Air (with lie flat seats).
(CM TRAVEL 4FUN airfare savings of over $3000.00 per person)
Package-Included Special Hotel Discounts.
(CM TRAVEL 4FUN Hotel Savings of over $20.00 per night… D/O rate)
Available Packaged Group Combo Tour/Travel Discounts (for Groups of 4/More Traveling Together).
(Save up to $1000.00 per group)
This Promotional Offer Includes quotes for two Tour Options:
8-Day/7-Night Tour Only… Client Arranges All Other Travel
TOUR BEGINS SEP 29, ENDS OCT 6, 2018
13-Day/12-Night Roundtrip Business Class Air + Tour + Pre/Post Hotels
DEPARTS USA SEP 27, RETURNS USA OCT 8
Packaged air quoted is roundtrip Seattle (quotes for air from other cities upon request)
Regarding Option #2 Itinerary Inclusions:
SEATTLE 1-STOP BUSINESS CLASS DEPARTING AIR : SEP 26, 2018
(includes lie flat seats on this USA departure segment)
Arrive connectioning airport in Europe SEP 27, 2018 (+1 day)
1-STOP BUSINESS CLASS CONNECTING AIR: SEP 27, 2018
ARRIVE FLORENCE SEP 27, 2018
2 NIGHTS HOTEL CENTRAL FLORENCE PRE-TOUR
(SEP 27 AND 28, 2018)… HOTEL DAVID
All-Inclusive TOUR BEGINS SEP 29… and ENDS OCT 6, 2018
(tour includes roundtrip transfers to/from Villa from Florence Hotel/Rail/Air)
1 NIGHT HOTEL CENTRAL FLORENCE POST-TOUR
(OCT 6, 2018)… PALAZZO MAGNANI FERONI
FLORENCE RETURN BUSINESS CLASS AIR DEPART DATE: OCT 7, 2018
ARRIVE INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT CONNECTING AIRPORT OCT 7, 2018
1-NIGHT HOTEL AT RETURN CONNECTING AIRPORT
(OCT 7, 2018) HILTON 4* AIRPORT HOTEL
1-STOP BUSINESS CLASS RETURN AIR TO SEATTLE: OCT 8, 2018
DEPARTS EUROPE AND ARRIVES USA on same day
(includes lie flat seats on this USA return segment)
REGARDING ALTERNATIVE AIR OPTIONS:
The high quality business class air experience quoted in this promotional package is priced so low most travelers will find it hard to resist.
However, if requested… Alternate Packaged Air Options are Available at Lower Cost:
(Generally not recommended on 10+ hour international flights for health reasons)
(Acceptable for travelers w/no circulatory, stroke, other serious health issues)
Packaged air is also available from other US cities… please ask for a quote.
PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS (For tour options #1 and #2):
>>>>> Payment Arrangements for Option #1:
(Tour Only… Client Arranges All Other Travel)
- Total Tour Cost for 2 travelers: $8500.00
- Cost per person: $4250.00
- Total Deposit for 2 Travelers Due at Time of Booking: $1200.00
Available 8-Day/7-Night Tour-Only OPTION #1 FINANCING:
- Initial Deposit of $1200.00…
- then 0% Financing with $7300.00 Balance Due by/before Valentines Day… 2-14-18.
>>>>> Payment Arrangements for Option #2:
(Roundtrip Business Class Air + Tour + 4 nights Pre/Post Hotel)
- Total Travel Cost for 2 Travelers: $16,598.00
- Cost per person: $8299.00
- Total Deposit for 2 Travelers Due at Time of Booking: $9300.00
Available 13-Day/12-Night Tour Package OPTION #2 FINANCING:
- Initial Deposit of $9300.00
- then 0% Financing with $7298.00 Balance Due by/before Valentines Day… 2-14-18
For Pre and Post Tour travel… additional Local Taxes/Fees in Italy (if any) are payable at Time of Travel:
Other Tour Related Travel Expenses:
- For the Core Tour and Accommodations, all standard gratuities are included. Additional gratuities for exceptional service are optional.
- For parts of tour operated by local guides, additional gratuities are suggested if traveler feels warranted, but are always optional. (Ask Agent for Details)
- For packaged travel components outside of tour… all gratuities are entirely optional.
Required Travel Components Not Included in Travel Quote (added expense):
- Transfers Airport (to/from) Florence Hotels
>>> Rail transfers from/to airport and associated taxi between rail station and hotel is an option (although not recommended).
>>> Recommended: CM TRAVEL 4FUN arranged car and driver transfers. (Far more reliable and at a similar cost (sometimes less) than rail + taxi).
REMINDER: Tour Transfers Florence Hotel to/from Villa are included in your All-Inclusive Tour!
Available Tour Package "Add-on" Options (Ask Agent for Details)
- Travel Insurance (Strongly Suggested!)
- Extended Pre/Post Tour Travel
- Rental Car
- Additional Day Tours in Florence and Tuscany
- Event/Museum Ticketing (outside of tour)
- Other Admission Fees (outside of tour)
BOOK this ALL-INCLUSIVE TOUR today!
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REMINDER: Quotes available for air departures from/to other cities throughout the USA upon request.
Additional Package Details available from CM TRAVEL 4FUN Agent.
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