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8-Day Miami to Fort Lauderdale, Key West, Everglades National Park, Naples, Clearwater, Kennedy Space Center and Orlando Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-MIA-145A
Duration: 8 Day(s) / 7 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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8-Day Miami to Fort Lauderdale, Key West, Everglades National Park, Naples, Clearwater, Kennedy Space Center and Orlando Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Sat (2021-08-07 To 2022-01-29)

Highlights :

Premium Service】 Travel in comfort with our experienced professional Chinese speaking tour escort.

【Safety First】Travel with thoroughly disinfected sightseeing coach and our professional well-trained tour escort.

【Unforgettable Journey】 Visit seven citys -- Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Key West, Sarasota, Clearwater Bay, Tampa, Orlando, while taking in numerous spectacular scenery along the way.

【Sunshine and Beach】Take a walk on South Beach as well as exploring its trendy entertainment.

【Swamp Venture】Take an airboat ride cruising through the swamp channels in the Everglades National Park.

【Southernmost Point】Enjoy the sunset at the southernmost point in the continental United States.

【Journey to Space】Start your journey safely where rockets launch and inspiration begins at Florida's gateway to space.

  • We recommend all travelers to follow the latest CDC Guidelines.

Itinerary

oday we will take the flight to the sunshine paradise in the South -- Miami & Fort Lauderdale in Florida. Your tour escort will be waiting at the airport with detailed transfer arrangements to the hotel. Welcome dinner will be prepared for guests who arrive and meet with your tour escort before 17:00.

Special remarks for airport pick-up:

1.Complimentary airport pick-up for Miami International Airport (MIA) is available at 14:00, 17:00 and 21:00. Complimentary airport pick-up for Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is available at 13:00 16:00 and 20:00. Please make sure to meet with our staff at the listed time slots with your claimed baggage. Please make sure to be at the meeting point on time. All three scheduled shuttles will depart on time, and no transfer service available after 20:00/21:00.

2.Exclusive hotel transfer for guests who book ticket through us with flight escort service.

3.Guests who arrive after 17:00 will not be able to enjoy our welcome dinner.

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista or Similar.


Miami is a major center, and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade.  Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City", for its year-round good air quality, vast green spaces, clean drinking water, clean streets, and citywide recycling programs. Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther.

Itinerary:

Little Haiti (psss by) → Wynwood Walls (30 mins) → Coral Gables (psss by) → Little Havana (30 mins) → Everglades National Park → Everglades Airboat (Optional, 90 mins) → Miami Bay Cruise (Optional, 90 mins) → South Beach (150 mins)

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Miami Airport South or Similar.


Attractions

Coral Gables, FL

A city located in the County of Miami-Dade is known as Coral Gables. The downtown of Southwest Miami is the actual location of this small city.

Everglades Airboat Rides, FL

A famous transportation in the form of flat-bottomed vessel is known as Fan boat. The Everglades Airboat Rides are quite famous among the tourists of Florida.

Everglades National Park, FL

A famous US-based national Park that protects Everglades of 20 percent in United States is known as Everglades National Park. It is located in Collier Counties, Monroe and Miami.

Everglades River, FL

The river of Everglades located in Florida offer superb water rides for the tourists. It is also known as “River of Grass”. This beautiful river is visited by millions of people per year.

Little Havana, FL

Refers to the neighborhood of Florida, Havana is a place which is densely populated with Cuban people, in fact the name little Havana refers to capital city of Cuba called Havana.

South Beach, FL

South beach is located in Miami at Florida. The South beach section of Miami Beach is amongst the top entertainment destinations having night clubs, restaurants, hotels and boutiques.

It is 180 miles from Miami to Key West through 32 islands and 42 bridges. It is also known as “Duck Island” because of its shape, and also the international Key West Film Festival was held here every year! World famous Seven-Mile Bridge is another highlighted attraction here. It takes eight years to complete and is quite famous for its magnificent scenery. The former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie “True Lies” was also filmed in Key West. The amazing scenery along the south nation and colorful beaches will make you feel in a fairyland. Enjoy free time after arriving in Key West. 

Itinerary

Heading to Key West →Drive on Route 1→ Seven-Mile Bridge → Southernmost Point Buoy (Taking photos) → Free time in Key West (180 mins, Hemingway Home & Museum is optional)

Recommended Activities: During free time, you can enjoy a fancy meal in a local restaurant, or buy souvenirs for friends and families. Nobel Prize winners Hemingway’s home is a famous place on the island. And don’t forget taking pictures with the landmark “Southernmost Point of the Continental US”.

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Miami Airport South or Similar.


Attractions

Ernest Hemingway Homes & Museum, FL

Its official name is the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum; it’s a historic house and use to be the residence of the famous author of United States Of America Known as Ernest Hemingway.

Key West, FL

Key West is a city in Florida, the city is name "Key West" due to the fact that it encompasses Key west Island. The areas near the city known as Fleming key are Naval Air Stations and therefore are inaccessible to civilians.

Seven Mile Bridge, FL

The seven mile bridge is a famous bridge of Florida in the United States. It is one of the longest bridges. There are two bridges one for vehicles and one for pedestrians.

Southernmost point buoy, FL

It is a major tourist’s attraction in Key West, Florida. Southernmost Point Buoy was built in the year 1983 as tourist’s attraction, it marks the southernmost point of the country. It is also one of the most photographed sites in the United States of America. It withstood numerous hurricanes and wind but this concrete buoy has survived the worst.It is also the must-visit attraction in Key West, Florida.

We will visit Fort Lauderdale Beach, one of the top ten beaches in America. Later, we travel to Lion Country Safari, Guests will have chance to experience the real wild life here. This park is also claimed to be the first 'cageless zoo' in the United States. and then go to West Palm Beach. Palm Beach is viewed as America’s “Riviera” which has 47 miles long coastline and hundreds of high-class restaurants, sea-view mansions. 

Itinerary:

Heading to Fort Lauderdale → Fort Lauderdale Beach (45 mins) → Lion Country Safari (include ticket, 90 mins) → Palm Beach (40 mins) → US President Donald Trump's private mansion Mar a Lag (pass by) → Henry Morrison Flagler Museum (pass by)

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Miami Airport or Similar.


Attractions

Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL

Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL is prominent for its beaches, and they also appear in movies and on postcards. Ft. Lauderdale beaches are the choice of movie stars to newlyweds. It is a perfect place for a vacation to soak up the sun, swim in the ocean and to play in the sand.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

A city located in Florida’s southeastern coast is known as Fort Lauderdale. The boating canals and beaches distinguish this place from other states in United States.

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, FL

As it can be guessed from the name, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum is a museum which is being toured by many people from across the world. The museum is also referred to as Whitehall.

Lion Country Safari, FL

Refers to the safari park in Loxahatchee Florida, The park was constructed back in 1967. Many consider it to be the first zoo which was cage less, the park is a drive through.

West Palm Beach, FL

A city and county seat of the Palm Beach County, Florida. There are some shopping districts like Clematis Street, CityPlace, etc. and lots of places of tourists interest like the Rapids Water Park, South Florida Museum, etc.

First we will drive on the No.41 road from East coast to West coast of Florida, to come across the Everglades which is the largest subtropical wild land park with the Mangrove ecosystem. Then pass the Ochopee Post Office, the smallest post office in America.After that, we are going to Naples the famous city in the west coast of Florida, named by the name of Italian well-known city, and keeping an elegant, classical, Italian style. Then, leave for Edison & Ford Winter Estates ,which let guest know the local histories.  At the best beach of North America rated by USA Today, you are free to enjoy your own time at Gulf of Mexico, or play with the waves on the fine white beach. 

Itinerary: 

Ochopee Post Office (20 mins)→ Naples (110mins) → Fort Myers → Edison and Ford Winter Estates (outside visit, 30 mins) → Sarasota → White sand beach (180 mins)

Hotel:Hampton Inn Sarasota - I-75 Bee Ridge or Similar.


Attractions

Edison and Ford Winter Estates, FL

It is a famous region located in the US state of Florida. The region consists of a Historical Museum which is visited by many. The region also consist of a botanical garden which is spread across 21 acres.

Fort Myers, FL

Named after Colonel Abraham Myers; Fort Myers is a popular destination for tourists within Florida and outsiders. Fort Myers is a gateway to south Florida and the city holds numerous landscapes that’d make you come back for more fun and having a good time with your family.

Itinerary: 

Visit downtown of Tampa and outside of Henry B. (50 mins ) →  Clearwater beach&Lunch (220 mins) → Free time at Icon park (60mins) → Hotel → Orlando Night Tour(Optional, 120mins )

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista or Similar.


Attractions

Clearwater Marine Aquarium, FL

Visit the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to meet “Winter”, star of the movies like Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2. This is a not for profit establishment and offer many activities free of cost as well.

Orlando Night Tour, FL

It is a nigh tour which contains dinner show, airboat ride, speed boat ride and aquarium. The city of Orlando itself has so much to offer. The night tour is a unique way to see the beauty of this fantastic city.

Tampa, FL

Tampa city is situated on Tampa Bay, parallel to the Gulf Coast of Florida. This business hub is well-known among culture and museum lovers. Amusement parks and animal life are other attractions of this city.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is where rockets launch and inspiration begins at Florida's gateway to space. Located one small step from Orlando, arrive early for a full-day experience at the greatest space adventure on Earth. 

Itinerary: 

Orlando → Kennedy Space Center (Ticket Included,5hours)

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista or Similar.


Attractions

Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center or KSC is among the ten National Aeronautics And Space Administration. Kennedy Space Center has been NASA's main launch center since 1968.

Itinerary: 

Gatorland Park (include ticket, 2hours) → Airport drop off


Attractions

Gatorland, FL

Gatorland in Florida is a theme park and wildlife preserve covering 110-acre. It is located along South of Orlando. The theme park is sure to fascinate kids as there are thousands of crocodiles and alligators, bobcats, panthers and birds. Founded by Owen Godwin, it is owned privately by his family.


  The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.

  The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.

  Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.

  You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.

  Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.

  Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.

  These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.

  Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

  Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)

  All tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. We may also use a minivan depending on the number of people booking the tour.

  A professional tour escort will be with you throughout the tour.​

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

  Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup.

 Hotel accommodation included.


What's Excluded

  Cash payments of admission fee for Optional Activities would be made to the Tour Guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Airport pickup service charges $12/person.

  Though meals and drinks are not a part of the package the guide will arrange them upon request.

  Mandatory Tip for the driver and the guide will be $12 per person per day. Paid in Cash on Day 1.

  Telephone services, laundry services, Alcoholic drinks, and beverages are private room charges.

  Travel insurance.

  Additional personal expenditure.

Note: Customers should not buy admission tickets or passes on their own and use them on this discounted tours. In case they do, they will have to arrange their own transport.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
Dolphin Mall Transfer One Way, FL $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Everglades Airboat Rides, FL $28.00 $16.00 $28.00
Orlando Night Tour, FL $35.00 $25.00 $35.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.

  Prices may change without any notice.

  Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.

  Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.

  Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.

  Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.

  A free (i.e. Buy 2 Get 1 Free) person, not showing up on a departure date will result in a penalty. The penalty is usually the fourth person price, but it varies. Free person has to pay for some admission tickets that is included in the tour package price of Paid Person.

  There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.

  Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Complimentary Airport Pickup service is available from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) at 1:00, 4:00 and 8:00 PM, No transfer will be available after 9.
  • Complimentary Airport Pickup service is available from Miami International Airport at 2:00, 5:00 and 9:00 PM, No transfer will be available after 9.

Return Location

  • Kindly book your flights to depart from Orlando Airport (MCO) after 2:30 PM.

Important Notes

  Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).

  Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations

  There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.

  You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.

  Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.

  If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.

  If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.

  On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from out travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that re-incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred. Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirement or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you, the passenger with the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements inclusive of separate purchase of air tickets.

We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.


Cancellation Charges

⇒  15 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  8-15 days prior to departure - 55% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  7 days prior to departure – 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is this processing fee will be deducted from each refund.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained.

Note: More 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds.

Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: 

⇒  In the case of free passenger cancellation kindly update us 7 days before the departure. 

⇒  In the case of late cancellation request or free passenger does not show up on tour day then $128 will be charged.

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection. If you reschedule tour and later decides to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you wish to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. A reschedule fees of $25 or 6% (which one is higher) will be applied. Please note that all reschedule requests should be made before 18 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

11. Final hotels booked may not be same as the one mentioned on the website.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.

Responsibility

1.We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.

7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

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