9-Day Orlando to Miami, Key West, Aquatica Water Park, Everglades National Park, Orlando Theme Parks and Fort Lauderdale Tour (Free Airport pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-ORL-124A
Duration: 9 Day(s) / 8 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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9-Day Orlando to Miami, Key West, Aquatica Water Park, Everglades National Park, Orlando Theme Parks and Fort Lauderdale Tour (Free Airport pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

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

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

Mon, Thu

Highlights :

Two tourism centers in Florida (Orlando, Miami)

Play around 13 Theme Parks and 1-day tours in Orlando as you like

Travel around Miami, Key West and Fort Lauderdale.

Boutique group, no more than 14 groupmates each group (excluding peak season 12/15 - 1/3).

Explore Orlando's Four Major Disney Theme Parks: This magical ticket will open the gates to Orlando's Disney parks, allowing you to explore Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Each theme park offers countless exciting attractions and activities waiting for your discovery.

Flexible Usage: You can enjoy four single-park entries over four days, with each day dedicated to one theme park. On the same day, you can re-enter the same park anytime to fully immerse yourself in its magic!

  • Breakfasts.
  • An additional charge of $50 will be applied during peak season 12/23/2023-12/31/2023 & 12/23/2024-12/31/2024.
     
  • Theme parks’ admission tickets and One-day tour special notes (All items on the day of Orlando pick-up/drop-off station are optional):

       a. Theme parks plus one-day tour days, as same as the itinerary description;

       b. Option 1 [Kennedy Space Center one-day tour] includes: Transportation of the day + Admission to Kennedy Space Center;

       c. Option 2 [Gulf of Mexico one-day tour] includes: Transportation of the day + Speed Boat for Dolphin Watch.

  • Orlando Disney Magic Kingdom will hold a Christmas night carnival party from November 9th to December 22nd, 2023. At that time, the park will be cleared at around 6:00 pm.
  • If the guest chooses to play Disney theme park for three days, the discount is $100/room untill (12/31/2023)
    If the guest chooses to play Disney theme park for four days, the discount is $130/room untill (12/31/2023)
  • An additional charge of $50 will be applied during peak season 12/23/2023-12/31/2023.

    Universal orlando resort will host the Halloween Horror Nights event from October 11th to November 4th, 2023, excluding October 16, 17, 23, and 24. During this time, the park will close around 5 PM. Guests with regular tickets will need to exit the park earlier, and we appreciate your understanding.

    If guests wish to attend the Halloween Horror Nights event, they will need to purchase separate tickets. The ticket prices may vary depending on the date of attendance. Please contact customer service for a quote before placing your order.

  • "Enjoy a $100 Gift Card to Walt Disney World"

    Easy and Convenient Park Entry: This ticket allows park entry without a theme park reservation. The ticket is valid for seven days from the start date and no later than 09/28/2024. For example, if a guest books a multi-day ticket starting on 05/01/2024, the ticket will be valid until 05/07/2024.

     
 

Itinerary

 
Free pick up locations Free pick up time
Orlando International Airport (MCO)   09:00-22:00
Orlando Greyhound Station 09:00-22:00
Port Canaveral 12:00 at noon

Notes:

1. Complementary Airport Pickup Service

Guests may need to wait for others. When you arrive at the MCO airport, our tour guide will meet with you at the Baggage Claim on the 2nd floor.

2. Paid Airport Pick-up Service

22:01-24:00: $60 for the first two people, $10 for each additional person starting from the third person. This price does not include service fee of $6 per person.

3. Guests who arrive outside the free pick-up time and paid pick-up time, please take a taxi to the hotel by yourself (about 25 minutes).

4. For the guests arriving before 13:00, you have the choice to shop at the biggest Outlets in Florida ($6/person for transportation).

    For the guests arriving before 17:00, you could join the Orlando Night Tour with surcharge, it is not available for the guest who check in hotel by themselves.

(Complimentary Airport Pick-up service excludes service fee $6/per person)

5. Charter the minivan as a private tour about airport pick-up, no chance of getting Covid-19 from unknown passengers: $100/day, 7-seat minivan, Elite small group with 1-6 passengers. Cost excludes $6/person/day service fee.


Hotel: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando Lake Buena Vista in The Marriott Village Or similar.


Attractions

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.

Guests can take the shuttle to the parks from their hotel. However, if guest joins the special 1- day tour, the tour leader will pick you up from the hotel and take you back by the evening.

Theme Parks List

Disney's Magic Kingdom Disney's Epcot Center  Disney's Hollywood Studios Disney's Animal Kingdom
Universal Studios Universal's Islands of Adventure Universal's Volcano Bay SeaWorld Orlando
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon OR Blizzard Water Park LEGOLAND Theme Park Orlando LEGOLAND Water Park Aquatica Water Park Orlando

 

Special 1-day Tour

Kennedy Space Center 1-day Tour (Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sun departure, minimum 2 people) 
Gulf of Mexico 1-day Tour (Only Saturday departure, minimum 2 people) 

 

Charter the minivan as a private tour, no chance of getting Covid-19 from unknown passengers: $200/day, 7-seat minivan, Elite small group with 1-6 passengers. Cost excludes $12/person/day service fee.

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando Lake Buena Vista in The Marriott Village Or Similar.


Attractions

Castillo de San Marcos, FL

The Castillo de San Marcos, designed and constructed in 1672, is the oldest masonry fort located in the western shore of Matanzas Bay in continental United States.

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.

Disney Blizzard Beach, FL

A water theme park located resort of Disney World in Bay Lake is known as Disney’s Blizzard Beach. The heated water areas make it safer for kids to play inside the water.

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.

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.

Disney Typhoon Lagoon (Water Park), FL

A water theme park located in Lake Buena Vista’s Walt Disney World Resort is known as Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon.

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.

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.

Gulf of Mexico Tour, FL

It is a tour related to the Gulf of Mexico which is an ocean basin in the continent of North America. The Gulf of Mexico is a wonderful tourist spot which has the gulf cost of USA on it north eastern and north western side. On the south and southwest of the region is Mexico.

Islands of Adventure, FL

A theme park in Floridian city Orlando is known as Islands of Adventure. The park has been built on area of 45 hectares and opened in the year 1999.

Legoland Florida, FL

Refers to a popular resort in Florida, the resort consists of monuments, exciting rides, exhibits and most importantly Theme parks consisting of Lego Built Cities.

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”.

Sea World Orlando, FL

The Sea World Orlando is found in Florida and is themed and marine zoological park. It has been ranked as the 10th most visit amusement park of USA and 19th of the world.

Speed Boat for Dolphin Watch, FL

Speed Boat for Dolphine Watch offers incredibly insane fun as you watch dolphins cavort and glide by your side! You will also get to see pelagic birds and other forms of marine life.

Volcano Bay, FL

Located in the heart of Orlando, Volcano Bay is a renowned themed water park and home to a giant sixty-one-meter-tall Krakatau artificial volcano placed at the entrance. Volcano Bay attracts millions of visitors from all around the globe for its enthralling attractions including River Village, Rainforest Village, Wave Village, and numerous water rides with endless fun. The attractions of the park are inspired by the Polynesian islands and cultures, offering a wide of activities for visitors.

Guests can take the shuttle to the parks from hotel; if join the special 1 day tour, tour leader will pick you up from the hotel and take you back by the evening.

Charter the minivan as a private tour, no chance of getting Covid-19 from unknown passengers: $200/day, 7-seat minivan, Elite small group with 1-6 passengers. Cost excludes  $12/person/day service fee.

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando Lake Buena Vista in The Marriott Village Or Similar.

Guests can take the shuttle to the parks from hotel; if join the special 1 day tour, tour leader will pick you up from the hotel and take you back by the evening.

Charter the minivan as a private tour, no chance of getting Covid-19 from unknown passengers: $200/day, 7-seat minivan, Elite small group with 1-6 passengers. Cost excludes  $12/person/day service fee.

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando Lake Buena Vista in The Marriott Village Or Similar.


Guests can take the shuttle to the parks from hotel; if join the special 1 day tour, tour leader will pick you up from the hotel and take you back by the evening.

Charter the minivan as a private tour, no chance of getting Covid-19 from unknown passengers: $200/day, 7-seat minivan, Elite small group with 1-6 passengers. Cost excludes  $12/person/day service fee.

Hotel:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando Lake Buena Vista in The Marriott Village Or Similar.

For the day, guests will be provided several itinerary options:  

Optional A: Visit world-famous I-Drive 360, and then go to 1. the Orlando Eye, 2. SeaWorld Orlando or 3. Madame Tussauds Orlando.  The Orlando Eye is described by its operator Merlin Entertainments, as an observation wheel, which is the twin sister of famed London Eye. At present, it is one of the newest attractions in Orlando and the largest observation wheel on the East Coast!  After that, we will drive guests to Miami. 

Optional B: Head to Outlets for shopping. After that, we will drive guests to Miami. ($12/person, $6 for transportation and $6 for service fee) 

Optional C: Take the exciting helicopter tour, overlooking the stunning view of the city of Orlando (According to the duration of the flight, the price will start from $30/person, self-expense). After finishing the tour, we will drive guests to Miami. 

Optional D: Add one more day to visit the parks (ONLY available for Universal Studios,  Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica Water Park). After finishing the tour, we will drive guests to Miami.

Optional E: Visit the Gatorland – the largest gator park in Florida. There are more than 3000 alligators and tropical animals. 

After the trip in Orlnado, you will travel to Miami by public transpotation, there is no tour guide on the bus. The Miami tour leader will give a warm welcome once the you arrive. 

Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Miami Airport South Blue Lagoon Area Or EVEN Hotel Miami - Airport Or similar.


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.

Orlando Eye, FL

Orlando eye is a famous tourist spot which consists of 400 foot tall observation wheel from where you can have breath taking view of whole of central Florida. From the wheel a person can see Orlando skyline, lakes, landscapes and theme parks.

Sea World Orlando, FL

The Sea World Orlando is found in Florida and is themed and marine zoological park. It has been ranked as the 10th most visit amusement park of USA and 19th of the world.

Discover with us Miami, Florida! It is known for its outstanding beaches, city-life, and multicultural diversities! First, we will examine an artist’ dream street here in Wynwood! It is filled with beautiful murals and dedicated artwork on every wall that you walk by. Then we will grab lunch in Little Havana. Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County is another location that we will drive by before reaching the Everglades National Park. Here, we will experience an Airboat tour of a lifetime! See for yourself what it is truly like to be part of the swamp!

Itinerary:

Wynwood Walls (30 mins) → Coral Gables (Pass by) → Little Havana (30 mins) → Everglades National Park → Everglades Airboat (Optional, 90 mins) → Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College (Pass by) → FTX Arena (Pass by) → Miami Bay Cruise (Optional, 100 mins) → South Beach (45 mins)

Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Miami Airport South Blue Lagoon Area Or EVEN Hotel Miami - Airport 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.

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.

On our journey over to Key West we will be driving by on Route 1 until we reach the seven-mile bridge. At the Southernmost Point Buoy we will take a stop for you to gather some great pictures at the Southernmost point in America! Then once we reach Key West you have the option of exploring some unique adventures on your own or visiting the Hemingway Home and Museum! The Hemingway Home and Museum is a historic venue mansion that was built in 1851! Explore Key West with us for some unforgettable memories!

Itinerary

Heading to Key West → Drive on Route 1 → Key West Island Narrated Tour (Mandatory, 2 hours) → Free Time on Key West Island (2 hours)

Key West Island Guided Tour: Seven-Mile Bridge (20 mins) → Southernmost Point Buoy (20 mins) → Hemingway Home & Museum (Outside visit, 15 mins) → United States Route 1 Beginning Mile 0 (10 mins)

Recommended activities for free time: After finishing the tour of above attractions, you will have 2 hours of free time to explore the charming attractions on the island. After a leisurely lunch, you may visit popular seesighting spots such as the Truman Little White House, the Harbor area and the Old Customs House, or go to the Seaside Plaza for some shopping!

Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Miami Airport South Blue Lagoon Area or EVEN Hotel Miami - Airport 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.

Rise and shine! We will visit Fort Lauderdale in the morning. This city is famous as "Venice of America", and it is home to country villas and luxury yachts. You can have a relaxing walk on the Fort Lauderdale Beach. Later, we will head to Lion Country Safari, and you will have opportunity to have a close interaction with the wild life here. Following, we will go to Palm Beach to enjoy the beautiful seaview and soft sand beach.

 

Itinerary:

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


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.


  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

  a. Theme parks plus one-day tour days, as same as the itinerary description;

  b. Option 1 [Kennedy Space Center one-day tour] includes: Transportation of the day + Admission to Kennedy Space Center;

  c. Option 2 [Gulf of Mexico one-day tour] includes: Transportation of the day + Speed Boat for Dolphin Watch.

  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.

 Depending on group size it can be either a driver and Guide or a driver guide.

  Tour package price includes all the taxes.

  Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.  
 

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

  Complimentary Breakfast Included.


What's Excluded

  Rates could alter without prior notice.

  Fee for all Optional Activities and entrance paid in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets for the whole group. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Seasonal attractions will be closed after a certain time and itinerary will be changed based on it. 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.

  A minimum of $12 service fee per passenger per day is not included in the price of the tour package. You can pay it in cash to Tour guide and bus driver. This service fees collected from passengers complement the incomes of driver and the tour guide.

  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 a 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(2-11 yrs) Senior(65+ yrs)
Aquatica Water Park, FL $95.00 $95.00 $95.00
Castillo de San Marcos, FL $15.00 $0.00 $15.00
Clearwater Marine Aquarium, FL $24.00 $19.00 $24.00
Ernest Hemingway Homes & Museum, FL $18.00 $7.00 $18.00
Everglades Airboat Rides, FL $41.00 $31.00 $41.00
Gatorland, FL $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
ICON Orlando 360, FL $30.00 $25.00 $30.00
Key West Island Narrated Tour (Mandatory), FL $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
Lion Country Safari, FL $56.00 $43.00 $56.00
Miami Bay Cruise, FL $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
Orlando Helicopter Experience, FL $30.00 $30.00 $30.00
Orlando Night Tour, FL $35.00 $25.00 $35.00
Orlando Outlet, FL $12.00 $12.00 $12.00
Sea Life and Madame Tussauds, FL (option 2) $43.00 $38.00 $43.00
Sea Life Aquarium OR Madame Tussauds (Option 1) , FL $34.00 $29.00 $34.00
Sea World Orlando, FL $113.00 $113.00 $113.00
Universal Studios 1-Day Base, FL $170.00 $165.00 $170.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

  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.

  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

  • Free Pickup service is available for Orlando Canaveral Cruise Port at 12:00 PM
  • Airport Pickup service is available to the Orlando Greyhound Station and MCO between the 09:00 - 10:00PM.
  • 555 John Young Pkwy, Orlando Greyhound Bus Station, FL 32805 between 10:00 to 12:00 PM
  • Paid pickup service is available at MCO between the 10:00 - 12:00PM. $60 for 1 or 2 persons and $10 additional per person will be charged (exclusive $6 service fee)

Return Location

  • Free Cruise Drop-off, Port of Everglades (POE) Cruise Terminal at 3:00 PM and travelers will not be able to enjoy the West Palm Beach itinerary.
  • Free Cruise Pickup, Port of Miami (POM) Cruise Terminal at 5:00 PM and travelers will not be able to enjoy the West Palm Beach itinerary on the last day.
  • Kindly book your flights to return from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport after 6:00 PM and from Miami International Airport after 7:00.

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

Same Cancellation policy would apply even if the cancellation or reschedule request comes because of the COVID. We strictly follow the policy after COVID.
 
No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from our travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that are 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.

Cancellation charges 

⇒  16 days or more prior to departure, 10% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  9 to 15 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

⇒  Within 8 days prior to departure, 100% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.

Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date and unable to join the tour for any reason including COVID.

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, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

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. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements 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 amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations. 

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

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide 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

⇒  All bookings are confirmed and can't be modified once confirmed by the Tour Operator.

 

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. Tour Guide will be Chinese and English or it can only be chinese based on the group size.

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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