Mount Union Alumni
International Trip 2019

in conjunction with the UMU Choir

May 26 - June 4 2019
June 4-8 (extension tour)

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The tour highlights include the countryside of Scotland with visits to the cities of Glasgow, Mallaig, Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, Perth, Edinburgh and St. Andrews.  Plus an extension tour to London with visits to the charming towns of York, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford.

Summary of the Trip:

  • 10 days, 9 nights for the tour
  • 4 days, 3 nights for the extension
  • Attendance at the University of Mount Union choir concerts in 

Tour Inclusions:

  • Roundtrip air transportation from Cleveland (contact our rep at Witte to arrange other airport arrangements)
  • Motorcoach transportation
  • All current airline taxes, security fees and fuel surcharges
  • Accommodations in moderate first-class and standard first-class hotels (based on two persons sharing a room with private facilities)
  • The supplement for single accommodations is $500 for the tour and $265 for the extension tour
  • Breakfast daily and five dinners on the tour.  Breakfast daily and one dinner on the extenstion tour
  • A British tour manager from arrival until departure along with local guides for sightseeing and visits
  • Sightseeing and admission fees in accordance with the itinerary
  • Tipping and Taxes on all tour services including manager, motorcoach driver and local guide plus all hotel, local government and airport taxes

Tour Cost: 
Based on double occupancy

May 26-June 4:

  • $3,900 per person if registered by October 15
  • $4,099 per person after October 15 
  • Single accommodations: add $500 to the tour cost

June 4-8 extension:

  • $1,479 per person (double occupancy)
  • Single accommodations add $260 to the tour cost

Register

  • The link for online registration is:   bookings.wittetravel.com

  • The booking code for your tour is: 052619HOGY

  • To register on-line,  on the “Log-in”  page, enter your e-mail address and click “forgot password.”  Once you receive an e-mail with your password, you can register on-line. 

  • Be sure to indicate if you wish to purchase or decline travel protection.

Included in the Cost:

  • Air Transportation from Cleveland to Glasgow and returning from London to Cleveland on the extension tour via a regularly scheduled air carrier.  
  • All current airline taxes, security fees and fuel surcharges
  • Land transportation for the complete itinerary by deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach(s)
  • Accommodations

Miscellaneous:

  • Travel document wallet and choice of Travel Bag, Passport Holder or Souvenir Video included.

Trip Itinerary:
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  • May 26: Depart Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
  • May 27: Arrive in Glasgow (overnight stay)
  • May 28: Travel to Glencoe (2-night stay); UMU Choir concert
  • May 29: Explore Isle of Skye & Mallaig
  • May 30: Travel to Loch Ness then Inverness (2-night stay)
  • May 31: Explore Inverness & Culloden; UMU Choir concert
  • June 1:  Travel to Perth then Edinburgh (3-night stay); UMU Choir concert
  • June 2:  Excursion to St. Andrews
  • June 3:  Explore Edinburgh; UMU Choir concert
  • June 4:  Travel to the Glasgow International airport for return flights

Optional Extension Tour:

  • June 4:  Travel to York (overnight stay)
  • June 5:  Travel to Statford-upon-Avon; performace at the Royal Shakespeare Company (overnight stay)
  • June 6:  Travel to Oxford then London
  • June 7:  Explore London (overnight stay)
  • June 8:  Travel to the airport for return flights

Trip coordinated by witte Travel & Tours

Helpful Notes:

  • Passports must be valid for at least three months beyond your intended return
  • Requests for special meals and food allergy alerts will be passed on to the airlines, hotels and restaurants but cannot be guaranteed.  See "Special meal requests and food allergies" in the Terms and Conditions section of the brochure for more information.
  • Roads may not allow for the coach to drop us off at the door)
  • A LOT of walking occurs during this trip - not ADA accessible in many places
  • Be sure to review your registration form before returning! 
  • The Travel Protection premium is nonrefundable

What to Pack:

  • No matter which time of year you travel, always pack layers including a raincoat, hoodie and umbrella!
  • Scottish weather is unpredictable - take an umbrella every time you go out.
  • Pack a pair of leggings or tights to wear under your pants if the weather is colder than expected.
  • Summer temperatures can reach 77 F.
  • Always pack clothing that can be layered

Contact our witte representative Loren Veigel at lveig@sssnet.com with any questions or additional travel arrangements  
View the International Choir Tour Brochure. (coming soon)

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Witte must recieve notice of cancellation in writing.  Penalties are per person and will be based on the date of receipt as follows:

  • More than 90 days prior to departure (-$200)
  • Between 90 and 46 days prior (-$400)
  • Between 45 and 31 days prior (Sum of Air and -$600)
  • 30 or fewer days prior (No refund)

See Terms and Conditions for additional details.
Witte Travel & Tours
3250 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49512
616-957-8113
groups@wittetravel.com

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