BANGKOK & PHUKET, THAILAND

GOLD PACKAGE

November 1-10, 2019

Air+Land Package Prices:

$2,699 - double occupancy
$3,599 - single occupancy
$1,999 - child rate

additional rates listed below

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$200 deposit (per person)

$100 Monthly Payments (larger payments are encouraged)

FINAL BALANCE DUE: AUGUST 15, 2019
A valid US Passport is required

Details

Attention world travelers!

Vacation Envy Intl. would like to present its first travel package for Bangkok and Phuket, Thailand.

Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia with coasts on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. It borders Myanmar (Burma) to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Cambodia to the southeast and Malaysia to the south.  With great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture, majestic mountains and great beaches, Thailand is a magnet for travelers around the world.

November 1-10, 2019

$2,699 double occupancy 

$3,599 single occupancy

$1,999 child rate

(12 & under at time of departure) must share room with at least one adult

Triple occupancy not available

​$200 deposit (per person) will lock in the current rate

(NON REFUNDABLE)

Monthly payments of $100 or more is required to maintain your reservations. Larger payments are strongly encouraged to ensure all financial deadlines are met.

FINAL DUE DATE: AUGUST 15, 2019

Land Only Package:
Deduct $1,099 from the prices above
(No Air / Airport Transfers)

​INCLUDES:

Airfare
Flight between Bangkok and Phuket
Airport Transfers
4 Nights in Bangkok Hotel
4 Nights in Phuket Hotel
Daily Breakfast
All Ground Transportation
English Speaking Tour Guides
6 p.m. Check-Out
On-Site Travel Specialist
All taxes and fees

Accommodations:
Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20
Superior Room – 4 nights

Deevana Plaza Phuket
Deluxe City View, 4* - 4 nights

3 Excursions: Manohra Dinner Cruise, Half Day Grand Palace and Temple Tour, Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

​NOT INCLUDED:

​Travel Insurance
Excursions not listed above
Upgrades (airline/hotels)
Gratuity when dining outside of the group

Valid PASSPORT is required.
Expiration date must be November 2019 or later.

​NOTE: All negotiated rooms are standard. All airline seats are economy. Upgrades are not offered with group travel.

​*Hotel accommodations are based on availability and is subject to change, another 4/5 star hotel may be used.

Itinerary

Departure Day Info

​Departure City: IAD (Dulles International) Flight information provided in October 2019

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a very large city mostly known for its ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The Chao Phraya River is filled with boats and flows into its many canals past the Rattanakosin royal district, which is home to the opulent Grand Palace and its sacred Wat Phra Kaew Temple. The Wat Pho Temple is nearby boasting an enormous reclining Buddha and, on the opposite shoreline is the Wat Arun Temple with very steep steps and Khmer-style spire.

Daily Itinerary

NOVEMBER 1: DEPART IAD - Dulles International Airport

NOVEMBER 2: Bangkok. Arrival in Bangkok, transportation to hotel included.

NOVEMBER 3: Bangkok (Breakfast / Dinner) The day is at leisure. 

Manohra Dinner Cruise - (INCLUDED)

You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Pier to join the Manohra Rice Barge Dinner Cruise, a romantic and unique culture experience. The cruise sets sail at 7:30pm. Cruising along the Chao Phraya River on this elegant, restored wooden rice barge, you will be introduced to Bangkok by night. It's a spectacular and memorable experience as Thai culinary delicacies are served as you glide down The River of Kings.  A delicious Thai set Dinner (Royal Thai Menu) is included and features delicacies such as Thai dumplings, prawn skewers, spicy soups, regional curries, stir fries, fresh seafood, and a traditional Thai dessert. The cruise concludes at 22:00 and you will be transferred back to your hotel.

NOVEMBER 4: Bangkok (Breakfast) 

Half Day Grand Palace and Temple Tour - (INCLUDED TOUR)

Today you will visit the famous Grand Palace, Chakri Maha Prasad, one of the most beautiful examples of an ancient Thai court. The palace was the former residence of the Thai kings.  Later you will proceed to Wat Po, home of the enormous Reclining Buddha and one of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok. Rest of day at leisure

NOVEMBER 5: Bangkok (Breakfast) - The day is at leisure.

NOVEMBER 6: Phuket (Breakfast) - Transfer to airport (about an hour long) for your flight to Phuket.  On arrival in Phuket you will be transferred to your hotel (about an hour long). Time at leisure

Accommodation:  Deevana Plaza Phuket, deluxe city view, 4* - 4 nights

NOVEMBER 7: Phuket (Breakfast/Lunch)

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary - (INCLUDED TOUR)

Approximately 1 hour North-West of Phuket Town to Naithon Beach, over rolling hills, through forest and local farming areas, and alongside picturesque coastline. Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket. Enjoy a welcome snack, sip tea or coffee, and learn about elephants as you are given an introduction to our program.  Meet the elephants. Feed them and administer dietary supplements as you learn their stories. Play, interact, and take photos with the elephants in a natural setting.  Mud spa with the elephants.  Join the elephants in our specially constructed outdoor "Elephant Shower Room" and cool down as you bathe them.  Eat a lunch of traditional Thai food, freshly cooked Pad Thai, and seasonal fruit, before saying goodbye to the friendly elephants. Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive for approximately 1 hour back through spectacular island scenery.

NOVEMBER 8: Phuket (Breakfast) - The day is at leisure.

NOVEMBER 9: Phuket (Breakfast) - The day is at leisure.  You will have your rooms until 6:00 p.m. where at this time you will check out and store your bags with reception.  Late this evening (4 hours before your departure flight) you will be transferred to the airport (about an hour long).  Check in for your flight home.

NOVEMBER 10: RETURN TO IAD AIRPORT


REFUND POLICY: THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AFTER BOOKING. Deposits and payments are non-refundable and non transferable.

We recommend that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. For more information on the available plans or to enroll, go to www.travelexinsurance.com or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 20-0141.

Travel Insurance is underwritten by, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, NAIC #22276. W20

After completing the reservation and submitting your deposit, you will receive an invoice (within 24-48 hours) from Freshbooks, Inc. Please check your spam/junk folders. All discounts and deposit amounts paid will be shown on your invoice. In addition, you will receive two emails: 1). vital information pertaining to your reservation; 2). information pertaining to travel insurance.

Excursion Info

Included Excursions

Manohra Dinner Cruise: You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Pier to join the Manohra Rice Barge Dinner Cruise, a romantic and unique culture experience. The cruise sets sail at 7:30 p.m. Cruising along the Chao Phraya River on this elegant, restored wooden rice barge, you will be introduced to Bangkok by night. It's a spectacular and memorable experience as Thai culinary delicacies are served as you glide down The River of Kings.  A delicious Thai set Dinner (Royal Thai Menu) is included and features delicacies such as Thai dumplings, prawn skewers, spicy soups, regional curries, stir fries, fresh seafood, and a traditional Thai dessert. The cruise concludes at 22:00 and you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Half Day Grand Palace and Temple Tour: Visit the famous Grand Palace, Chakri Maha Prasad, one of the most beautiful examples of an ancient Thai court. The palace was the former residence of the Thai kings.  Later you will proceed to Wat Po, home of the enormous Reclining Buddha and one of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok. Rest of day at leisure

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary: Approximately 1 hour North-West of Phuket Town to Naithon Beach, over rolling hills, through forest and local farming areas, and alongside picturesque coastline. Arrive at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket. Enjoy a welcome snack, sip tea or coffee, and learn about elephants as you are given an introduction to our program.  Meet the elephants. Feed them and administer dietary supplements as you learn their stories. Play, interact, and take photos with the elephants in a natural setting.  Mud spa with the elephants.  Join the elephants in our specially constructed outdoor "Elephant Shower Room" and cool down as you bathe them.  Eat a lunch of traditional Thai food, freshly cooked Pad Thai, and seasonal fruit, before saying goodbye to the friendly elephants. Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive for approximately 1 hour back through spectacular island scenery.

ADDITIONAL EXCURSIONS

​Additional excursions are available at an additional cost.

​​A valid US passport is required.
The US passport must expire after October 2019

Bangkok at Night by Tuk Tuk (2 pax per Tuk Tuk) - (3.5-4 hours duration): Zip along in a private tuk tuk through the historic streets of Old Bangkok, "Rattanakosin" as we visit authentic food stops and historic landmarks in the hustle and bustle of the city. Catch the flares of charcoal stoves and delicious dishes interwoven with visits to historic communities and temples in the cool evening air.  $88 per person

Floating Market Tour - Duration: 5-6 hrs: Depending on the hotel location and traffic situation.   To discover the way Bangkok used to be, travel approximately 100 km outside of Bangkok to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market with its many colors, flavors and exotic fragrances. Start with a scenic ride on a narrow long tail - speedboat, passing riverside villages and fruit plantations, before entering the vibrant market. There will be many photo-opportunities along the way and on the colorful market on the water.  $98 per person

Phang Nga Bay Island - by Van, Coach (incl. lunch/ Private): Pick up at the hotel, your first stop will be at Wat Tham Suwanakhuha (Buddha Cave Temple). Appreciate The temple and the various Buddha artifacts and pay respect to the 15 Meters long reclining Buddha statue. Afterwards you will take a long tail boat and head out to explore the spectacular scenery of Phang nga bay and the surrounding Khao Majoo, the mangrove forest and the limestone mountains at Thamlod (Grotto). Visit Ping Gan and Khao Tapoo better known as "James Bond Island" (The man with the golden gun). Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch at the fishing village at Koh Panyee. Transfer back to hotel.  $155 per person


​Initial $200 deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE! There will be no exceptions! Please ensure you and your roommate/traveling partner are in agreement with the terms and conditions of this trip. Roommates must submit deposits within 30 days of the first roommate submission. If additional information is needed, please email us at [email protected].


​Monthly payments of $100 or more, PER PERSON is required to maintain your reservation. Three consecutive months of no payments will result in the cancellation of your reservation.

VEI doesn't want anyone to miss out on this fabulous deal, so once you are booked, we encourage everyone to make the required payments. Please see the Terms and Conditions for complete details.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Additional Info

Information

​HOTEL WEBSITES:

Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit

Deevana Plaza Phuket


​WHAT HAPPENS AFTER YOU MAKE YOUR DEPOSIT?

​Your reservation is NOT complete until each person occupying the room have completed the online booking process and submitted the $200 deposit. If you wish to mail in your booking information and deposit, please contact us at [email protected].

Roommates have 30 days to submit their deposit after the first roommate. Monthly payments should begin 30-45 after booking your reservation.

​After you and your roommate complete the required booking and make your deposits, you will receive an invoice from FRESHBOOKS, Inc. within 72 hours. Please check the email address you provided and the SPAM/JUNK folders. You will also receive a Welcome Letter which will provide additional information regarding your reservation. If you don't receive anything within 72 hours, please email us at [email protected]

​After making a monthly or bi-monthly payment, you will always receive an updated invoice within 48 hours of receipt (Freshbooks, Inc. or mail-in). In addition, at the beginning of each month, everyone will receive a copy of their most recent invoice. This won't be a demand for payment, but a friendly reminder of your remaining balance. If you do not receive an updated invoice after submitting a Freshbooks, Inc. payment or notification that your check has been deposited/cashed, please email us and let us know.

​REFUND POLICY:

THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AFTER BOOKING ONLINE and SUBMITTING YOUR DEPOSIT.

Please consider purchasing travel insurance to protect your investment.

Terms & Conditions, in part:

1) There are no refunds after booking. Please ensure you and your roommate are in agreement with the terms and conditions of this trip.

2) Monthly payments are required to maintain your reservation. If a payment is not made within 90 days, your reservation could be cancelled.

3) Failure to pay the full balance by the advertised due date could result in the cancellation of your reservation.

4) A photocopy of your passport will be required 4 months prior to departure. Failure to provide a copy will result in YOU being responsible for purchasing your own airfare.

5) Trips planned by VEI require a moderate amount of walking. VEI can not/will not be responsible for anyone requiring special needs (wheelchairs, lifts, etc).

6) You have been advised to purchase travel insurance, to include cancellation coverage to protect your financial investment.

7) VEI is unable to select air seats and hotel rooms for those reservations within the Group Travel. When booking Group Travel, seat and room assignments are chosen solely by the vendor (airline/hotel).

8) You agree that all written correspondence between you and VEI will be via electronic mail (email). Please provide a valid email address.

9) My traveling partner and I are both US Citizens and have or will obtain US issued passports.

10) Your signature, completed booking form and $200 deposit indicates your agreement with items 1- 9 and the Terms and Conditions provided by VEI.

For all items, PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY.