Tournament of Roses-Dec. 30, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017 = $1526*

Parade Float4Tournament of Roses

5 Day Tour from Los Angeles to Los Angeles

$1526 MRTA Member Price if booked by Nov. 29th and based on limited availability*

*Based on double occupancy (two to a room). Seats are limited. Air fare is not included in price but is available for purchase.

Vacation Overview

Go behind the scenes in Los Angeles to experience the Tournament of Roses, America’s most famous New Year’s celebration.

  • Ring in the New Year with a festive dinner and dance gala complete with hats, live music, party favors, and champagne.
  • Celebrate New Year’s Day by watching the Tournament of Roses Parade in reserved grandstand seats only minutes from the beginning of the parade route.
  • Before the parade, get up close and personal with the parade floats at the pre-parade viewing —a highlight of the trip for many—and smell the roses and other flowers that adorn the floats.
  • Other highlights of the trip include a farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary and a visit to the Getty Museum to see its extensive art collection and the Ronald Regan Presidential Library, celebrating the life of the 40th U.S. President.

This year, don’t just watch the Tournament of Roses Parade on TV—see it live with prime viewing seats!

California, Pasadena. 2009 Tournament of Roses Bandfest. Bands of America Honor Band.

Please call 314.223.1224 to complete your reservation. 

ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrive in Los AngelesWelcome to Los Angeles! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
Day 2 Los AngelesThis morning, depart on a Los Angeles city tour followed by a visit to the [LF] RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY, celebrating the life of the 40th U.S. President. This evening, join your traveling companions at a special Globus New Year’s Eve DINNER & DANCE GALA, complete with hats, party favors, live music, and, of course, champagne! (B,D)
Day 3 Los Angeles. Tournament of Roses ParadeHappy New Year! Get ready for one of the world’s most popular parades—you’ll see it live! Globus has specially selected RESERVED GRANDSTAND SEATS only minutes from the beginning of the parade route for prime viewing. See the spectacular floral floats, marching bands from around the world, and celebrities. You’ll also receive the official PARADE PROGRAM to take home as a special souvenir. After the parade, return to the hotel for an elaborate New Year’s Day BRUNCH. (B,BR)
Day 4 Los AngelesThis morning, view the individual floats in the POST-PARADE VIEWING AREA. For many, this is the highlight of the entire event, as you can get up close and smell the roses. Be sure to bring your camera! We will then visit the GETTY MUSEUM, which houses a collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. Another special treat tonight—[LF] a farewell dinner on board the historic RMS QUEEN MARY. (B,D)
Day 5 Los AngelesThe tour ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided. (B)B = Breakfast, BR = Brunch, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

California, Pasadena. 2009 Tournament of Roses, Rose Parade. "Going to the Fair" float.

 

Highlights

LOS ANGELES Visit the Getty Museum and the favorite Ronald Reagan Presidential Library; New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Gala; grandstand seats for the Tournament of Roses Parade; post-parade float viewing; Official Parade Program; another favorite: the farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary

 

 

Meals

Breakfast daily, 1 New Year’s Day brunch, 2 three-course dinners including a New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Gala and special farewell dinner

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Transfers from the airport to the hotel upon arrival at the beginning of the trip*

Transfers from the hotel to the airport at the end of the trip*

Superior first class hotel accommodations throughout the trip

Porterage and hotel taxes and fees

Baggage handling at each hotel stop

Professional Tour Director throughout the trip

VIP admissions to popular sites – no waiting in line, admission included

Motor coach transportation throughout the tour

Full buffet breakfast daily

Special New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance Gala

Special Farewell Dinner on the historic RMS Queen Mary

Favorite Activities – experiences to help you become immersed in the local flavor and lifestyle

Headsets for sightseeing tours

Complimentary Wi-Fi on motor coach and at most hotels

*If air fare is purchased with the tour

 

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Travel Terms & Conditions
The purchase of any travel services offered by the tour company constitutes a contractual arrangement between you (the Traveler) and the tour company and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility.

Important Notes
o Vacation departures, itineraries and prices are subject to change.
o A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required for the tour company to reserve space for you. View Terms & Conditions for limited exceptions.
o The following charges are not included in the land vacation price unless otherwise noted: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; Intra-vacation air unless specified in the itinerary; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to $10 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.70 per segment, and U.S. and International arrival and departure and other government-imposed added by the airline and applicable at time of booking; port taxes; passports; visas (except on Cuba programs) and vaccinations; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, the tour company Group Leader in Cuba, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship’s crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Globus menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional excursions; additional activities and excursions purchased online; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; and all other items of a personal nature.
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