BRAHM - Boston Fall Trip 2017

We're excited to announce our Fall 2017 Trip, in Boston, MA. 

Join your friends from BRAHM as we explore Boston. This exciting 4-day trip includes visits to the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Peabody Essex Museum and the recently renovated Harvard Art Museums!

To Register:

Please visit the Registration Page OR print and return the Registration Form to:

Aladdin Travel
Attn: Stephanie Fox
301 N. Main St., Suite 2602
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

For other questions, please contact Stephanie Fox at Aladdin Travel via phone at (336) 499-6705 or email at groups@aladdintravel.com.

Itinerary:

Wednesday, September 13th

Group flights have been arranged from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Boston, MA on American Airlines departing at 9:40 AM. (If you would like to be on the group flights, please select the option including flights during your registration). Upon arrival into Boston, the group will meet with their driver and private coach for a transfer to Boston's Newbury Street for a group lunch. After lunch, you'll proceed to the Boston Public Library for a private group tour of the first free municipal library in the United States. Once the Boston Public Library Tour concludes, the group will be transferred to the hotel for check in and an evening at your leisure. 

Thursday, September 14th

This morning the group will have a private guided tour of the Museum of Fine Arts. With more than 450,000 works of art, and over 1,000,000 visitors per year, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is the 55th most-visited art museum in the world. Following the group tour, you'll have some time to explore the museum on your own and have lunch in one of the museums four dining options. In the afternoon the group will reunite at the museum entrance and head to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Over three decades, Isabella Stewart Gardner traveled the world and worked with important art patrons and advisors Bernard Berenson and Okakura Kakuzo to amass a remarkable collection of master and decorative arts. Following the tour, the group will have the option to return by coach to the hotel, or stay in the area for an evening at your leisure. 

Friday, September 15th

This morning you'll have an early start with a private transfer to Salem, MA for a visit to the Peabody Essex Museum, located approx 1 hour outside of Boston. The Peabody Essex Museum is considered one of the oldest continuously operating museums in the United States, combining the collections of the former Peabody Museum of Salem and the Essex Institute. Following the guided tour the group will remain in Salem for a group lunch near the harbor. After lunch, you'll head back toward Boston, stopping at the Harvard Art Museums for a student-led tour of the newly renovated museums. The Harvard Art Museums are part of Harvard University and comprise three museums: the Fogg Museum (est. 1895), the Busch-Reisinger Museum (est. 1903) and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum (est. 1985). In 2008, the Harvard Art Museums' historic building was closed for a major renovation and expansion project, and was re-opened in 2014. Once the tour concludes, you'll have some free time to explore the museums on your own before the group transfers back to the hotel for an evening at your leisure. 

Saturday, September 16th

For your last day in Boston, the group will check out of the hotel in the morning and transfer to Boston's SoWa neighborhood, known for it's art galleries and shopping districts. Each Saturday morning, local SoWa vendors and artists host the award-winning SoWa Open Market, which you'll have time to explore and grab an early lunch. For those members on the group flights, the group will reunite at 11:45 AM for a transfer back to the airport and return to Charlotte on American Airlines at 2:40 PM. The group flight will arrive in Charlotte at 4:57 PM and services will conclude. 

 Costs:

Complete Trip including Airfare: $2,220.00* per person (+$700.00 additional single supplement)
*Cost of trip is based on double occupancy and a minimum of 20 participants. Round trip economy tickets on group flights between Charlotte and Boston are included in this cost. 

Complete Trip without Airfare: $1,850.00 per person (+$700.00 additional single supplement)
*Cost of trip is based on double occupancy and a minimum of 20 participants. 

Complete Trip cost includes: 
- Air-conditioned private motor coach for all tours and activities
- Entrance fees to all museums as outlined in itinerary
- Two group lunches as listed in itinerary
- 3 nights at a 4-star hotel centrally located in Boston
- All gratuities for coach drivers and group meals
- Fully escorted travel
- $150.00 Tax deductible donation to BRAHM

Price does not include: 
- Travel Insurance (option to add insurance during registration)
- Personal expenses 
- Luggage cost for flights
- Other activities or services not listed in the itinerary

Important Payment Dates and Deadlines: 
- A non-refundable deposit of $750.00 per person must be paid by Friday, June 30, 2017
- Final payment must be made by Friday, August 04, 2017. 
- Please note, unless otherwise indicated, Aladdin Travel will change the full remaining balance to your card on August 04, 2017. 

Refunds and Cancellations: In the event of cancellation prior to Friday, August 04, 2017 payment will be refunded less the non-refundable deposit of $750.00 per person. No refunds will be given on or after Friday, August 04, 2017.