Day 1:New York – – Essex – Newport (170 miles)
Guests will be picked up in New York in the morning. Our first stop will be Essex, CT, where we will take a Essex Steam Train and Riverboat Ride. Then we will visit Newport, RI to see the Breakers Mansion.
Always Visit Essex Steam Train and Riverboat This authentic steam train is made from restored 1920s railroad cars and takes passengers 12 miles at 20 miles per hour into the scenic Connecticut countryside. At the end of the ride, passengers will board a Mississippi paddle boat.
Always Visit Breakers Mansion The Breakers mansion is not just one of the most famous, but is the largest and grandest of the several historical Newport “cottages” that dot the ritzy coastline. The four-story building is located on 14 acres of waterfront property.
Day 2:Martha’s Vineyard – New York (181 miles)
We will take a 45-minute ferry to Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Here, we will take a Bus Tour and Boat Tour of the island before spending some time in the Aquinnah and Edgartown areas. After, we will return to New York City. See “Departure and Return Details” for pickup and dropoff information.
Departure & Return
For the drop-off service of stop275 New Jersey 18 (during 5/28 – 9/4/2016), our shuttle need to gather certain number of passengers in either Manhattan-Chinatown or Jersey City gather point, and send the customers back to East Brunswick. Since the returning times for different tours are vary, passengers who need to leave the tour in East Brunswick have to patiently wait for our shuttle in the gathering point.
For Brooklyn departures, the drop off location will be 75 Chrystie St – Manhattan.
Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.
1 night hotel accommodation
Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour Taxes
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
All meals and drinks during the trip.
A mandatory service fees: Minimum $8 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $8 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $32.
Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
Any private expenses
City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. The group entrance tickets provided by tour guides have fast lane and tour guides accompany passengers for activities.
Itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, transportation and other conditions, in order to provide the best experience for you.
All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
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The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.
A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.
Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to Taketours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .
Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.
Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 days tours
15-30 days or more prior to departure – 10% of total purchase amount.
7-14 days prior to departure – 25% of total purchase amount.
4-6 days prior to departure – 50% of total purchase amount.
Within 3 days prior to departure – 100% of total purchase amount.
Day of departure or no show – 100% per person.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary – we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, Taketours’ only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.