8-Day New York/New Jersey to Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Virginia Beach, Orlando and Theme Parks Tour

Tour Code: GOL-NYC-489
Duration: 8 Day(s) / 7 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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8-Day New York/New Jersey to Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Virginia Beach, Orlando and Theme Parks Tour
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

2019-12-24 | 2020-12-24

Highlights :

Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Orlando, Florida # Universal Studio, Island of Adventure, Epcot, SeaWorld, Hollywood Studio, Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Miami Florida.

Itinerary

In the morning the bus tour will depart from New York to Virginia's Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, which is one of the seven engineering wonders of the world. Afterward, the bus tour will visit the Virginia Beach Light Show where you will be joined by Santa, elves, and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree on the beach surrounded by the beautiful parks along the Virginia Beach boardwalk. 25,000 families a year make this unique light show a part of their holiday celebration!

Hotel: Day Inn or Simialr.


Attractions

Chesapeake Bay Bridge, MD

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge is more commonly referred to as bay bridge. It is a dual-span bridge that connects to Maryland’s Eastern and Western Shore. The bridge was built in 1952 and has been serving the nation ever since.

Virginia Beach Light Show, VA

The Atlantic Coast has Virginia Beach located in South East Asia known as Virginia Beach Light Show. It is a major tourist attraction and resort city in Virginia Beach. The shores of beach grab the eyeballs of all the tourists.

Virginia Beach, VA

The beaches with hundreds of restaurants, motels and hotels in Virginia are located in the premises of Virginia Beach. It is the 39th most walkable city among 50 states of America.

Today the bus tour will continue traveling to Orlando passing South of The Border and Savannah on the way. South of the Border is a rest stop and roadside attraction that is located just south of the border between North Carolina and South Carolina. The rest area contains restaurants, gas stations, and a motel, as well as a small amusement park, shopping, and fireworks. Its mascot is Pedro, a Mexican bandido.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn or Similar.


Attractions

South of the Border, SC

The South of the Border in North Carolina, United States is a resting stop and a roadside attraction. It is has been named so because it south of the border between North Carolina and South Carolina.

In the morning you will have a chance to visit Universal Studios, which is the number one movie and TV based theme park in the world. There you will go behind the scenes of the movie-making process and witness all that goes into the making of your favorite big-screen movies. You will also have the option to visit the Islands of Adventure and journey through five remarkable islands where myths, legends, comic books, cartoon heroes and childrens stories come to life. Of course, if you would like to enjoy both attractions in the same day, you an choose the "park to park ticket, "which allows you to visit the two parks in the same day.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn or Similar.


Attractions

Orlando Universal Studios, FL

Universal Studios is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida. It was founded in 1990. This park is home to fun and interesting activities. People of all ages especially tourists in Florida are seen in scores. The theme of this park is entertainment. Many of the park's attractions are developed with the help of original creators of the films they are based on. This park features original stars as part of the entertainment. The slogan of this park is the basic attraction for the tourists “see the stars ride the movies”.

You will have the opportunity to visit Epcot Theme Park which is divided into the Future World and the World Showcase. Future World is full of sensational attractions-including one of the fastest attractions in all Disney Parks-as well as inspiring entertainment and shows, all of which focus on technological advancements, innovation and wonder. World Showcase is a collection of Pavilions that wrap around the World Showcase Lagoon. Inside the Pavilions, you will find shops, attractions and restaurants that represent the culture and cuisine of 11 countries. SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean’s door. A place where up-close encounters connect you to the energy, excitement, and mystery of the sea and sea life.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn or Similar.


Attractions

Disney SeaWorld, Orlando, FL

A popular animal theme park in San Diego where you will see some great aquatic life shows, adventure rides, close encounters with dolphins, penguins and other sea creatures in aquarium.

Epcot Theme Park, FL

A beautiful theme park from the Disney World resort Florida is known as Epcot Theme Park. The park is famous for its natural scenic views and rides.

Epcot World Showcase, FL

The Epcot World Showcase is a large manmade lake located in the center of Florida. There are eleven countries included in this showcase.

you may choose to visit Hollywood Studio or Animal Kingdom:

In the Disney Hollywood Studios (formally MGM Studios) you will see behind-the-scenes glimpses of Hollywood-style action with live shows, thrilling attractions, backstage tours and special events. Disney Animal Kingdom Theme Park is the largest animal-themed park in the world and is home to more than 1,700 animals from 250 species and sprawling across 500 acres of lush landscape. Of course, if you want to enjoy those 2 parks in one day, you also can choose the hopper ticket, which allows you to visit those 2 parks on the same day.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn or Similar.


Attractions

Disney Hollywood Studios, FL

The third of four theme parks built at the resort of Disney World is Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. The park has been developed in the year 1989.

Disneys Animal Kingdom Theme Park, FL

A famous theme park that has built like a unique-style zoo in the Disneyland Resort is known as Disneys Animal Kingdom Theme Park. It has been established in the year 1998.

On Day 6 you can choose to visit Magic Kingdom or Miami:

Magic Kingdom which captures the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, classic attractions, backstage tours and beloved Disney Characters. On this New Year Eve, we will lead you for the Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks, an extraordinary holiday display at Magic Kingdom Park! From Main Street, U.S.A. to Liberty Square to the forests of New Fantasyland, get ready to gaze in amazement as the evening sky illuminates.

Hotel: Red Roof Inn or Similar.


Attractions

Disney Magic Kingdom Park, FL

A famous Floridian resort with four theme parks, rides, shows, shops and dining is called Disney Magic Kingdom Park. It is a well-known attraction for people from all age groups.

Today the bus tour will leave Orlando while stopping in the Florida Farmers Market on the way before arriving back at the hotel in North Carolina.

Hotel: Day Inn or Similar.


Attractions

Florida, FL

The third most populous state of United States is known as Florida. It is quite extensive and beautiful place in America. The capital city of the state is Tallahassee.

Today the bus will embark on the final leg of the tour back New York City. On the way back we will stop in Richmond which is that state capitol of Virginia. The present city of Richmond was founded in 1737. It became the capital of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia in 1780. During the Revolutionary War period, several notable events occurred in the city, including Patrick Henry's "Give me liberty or give me death" speech in 1775 at St. John's Church, and the passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom written by Thomas Jefferson. During the American Civil War, Richmond served as the capital of the Confederate States of America. The city entered the 20th century with one of the world's first successful electric streetcar systems.

Attractions

Richmond, VA

Founded in 1737 in the capital of Virginia, United States lies Richmond city. It is still a place of brick and mortar and traditions are privileged over trends. It is a Richmond County!


  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.

  Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.


What's Excluded

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  Optional fees will be paid in cash to the guide. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

  Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.

  Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $10 minimum per person.

  Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.

  Services related to travel insurance.

  Other personal expenses.

Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit in the bus.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(3-11 yrs) Senior (65+ yrs)
2 Days Universal Studio OR Adventure Island $239.62 $228.97 $239.62
2-Days Disney Parks $329.87 $319.49 $329.87
3-Days Disney Parks $476.00 $461.03 $476.00
4-Days Disney Parks $586.00 $586.00 $586.00
Adventure Island, FL $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Disney Hollywood Studios, FL $169.34 $164.01 $169.34
Disney Magic Kingdom Park, FL $169.34 $164.01 $169.34
Disney SeaWorld, Orlando, FL $100.51 $100.51 $100.51
Disneys Animal Kingdom Theme Park, FL $169.34 $164.01 $169.34
Epcot Theme Park, FL $169.34 $164.01 $169.34
Epcot World Showcase, FL $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Orlando Universal Studios, FL $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Virginia Beach Light Show, VA $10.00 $10.00 $10.00

  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

  • 39-10 Main St, (In front of HSBC Bank) Flushing, NY 11354 at 06:30 AM
  • 6002 8th Ave, (In front of Eye Solutions) Brooklyn, NY 11220 at 06:50 AM (Drop off at Chinatown)
  • 46 Bowery Street 2/F, Manhattan, New York, NY 10013 at 07:45 AM
  • 100 14th Street Jersey City, NJ 07310 at 8:15 AM
  • 118 Greenwood Ave, Edison, NJ 08817 at 9:00 AM

Return Location

  • Usually the same as departure location but different time. Some locations are only for pickup.

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

Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 day tours

 15 days or more prior to departure- 10% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  7-14 days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  4-6 Days prior to departure- 50% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Within 3 days prior to departure- 100% of the total amount purchased.

⇒  Departure day or no show 100% per person.

Cancellation charges for 5 days and above tour

⇒  A 10% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 46 days or more before the departure date.

⇒  A 25% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 21-45 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 50% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 8-20 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will be incurred if the cancellation occurs 7 days before the departure date.

⇒  A 100% cancellation fee of the total tour purchase will also be incurred if the cancellation is done on the day of departure.


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

Cancellation or 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.

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.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. Each Complaint needs to be in writing.

Note: 

For any refund case, we do include the discount offered already. This is where GoldenBusTours is playing its role to make sure its customers get the best available deal at an affordable price.

 

No refund request or complaint will be entertained after 30 days of tour departure. You have to send a formal complaint through email.

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.

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 8 days of tour departure. Requests made after the mentioned duration shall not be entertained.​

Cancellation or 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 3 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.

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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