2013 Friends of Music Tour


Airline transportation (base fare estimate) provided by scheduled air carrier (subject to change pending space availability
at the time of group booking).

Transportation within Europe by modern deluxe motorcoach.

Festival and Concert Arrangements are professionally provided in superior venues with attention to technical details and effective publicity. Festival printed programs are included.

Accommodations in superior tourist-class (3 & 4-star) hotels chosen for location, reputation, cleanliness, and service. The price is based on double occupancy, all rooms with private facilities.

Meals included in the tour are noted in the detailed itenerary.

Entrance fees are included to sites listed on the tour itinerary

Printed Tour itineraries for each individual listing hotel addresses, telephone and fax numbers.

Flight bag, luggage tags, souvenir video and T-shirt provided to each participant.

Pre-departure Travel Notes are available to each participant containing useful information about travel preparation, destination information, useful packing and cultural conditioning suggestions.

One full-time, multi-lingual Tour Manager will be on each motorcoach throughout the entire concert tour. MCI's European office staff is easily available 24 hours daily (even on weekends) to render assistance whenever needed.

Excursions, conducted by licensed, professional guides as outlined in the day-by-day Tour itinerary. Tips to hotel personnel (including meals) are included. Tips to tour manager(s), licensed guides, and motorcoach driver(s)
are not included.

Individual insurance coverage is included in all MCI programs.
Summary of coverage:

$10,000 - Travel Accident

$1,000 - Medical Expense

$300 - Baggage Coverage

$600 - Trip Cancellation/Interruption/Delay


1. Airline related taxes, security fees, and fuel surcharges (current estimates are between $450 and $550 per ticket and the actual amount will be determined by the airline at the time of ticketing)

2. Travel Visa for non-U.S. passport holders

3. Transportation to and from the departure airport

4. Tips to Tour Manager(s), city guides and motorcoach driver(s)

5. Instrument / equipment rental & cartage, if needed

6. Concert programs for individual choir concerts during extension tours, if needed

7. Drinks at dinners

8. Airline luggage fees, if applicable (2nd checked bag, over weight/sized equipment)


Cost of the tour is $5,500 per person, based on double occupancy. 

Single room additional fee $700

Payment Schedule:

$500 deposit on registration

October 1, 2012 - $2000 total (includes deposit)

February 1, 2013  - $2000 (total of $4000 paid)

April 1, 2013 - $1500 (total of $5500 paid)

*A $100 processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions


Cancellation Schedule:

September 30, 2012 - $200 non-refundable

November 1, 2012 - $550 non-refundable

February 20, 2013 - $1375 non-refundable

April 1, 2013 - $2750 non-refundable

May 4, 2013 - $5500 non-refundable


In addition to these specified costs any airline penalties incurred are also non-refundable.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing and confirmed with Gustavus by phone call.   Gustavus will confirm receipt of cancellation and forward notice to MCI Travel.  The date such notification is received by MCI is the cancellation date. 


Gustavus retains the right to cancel the tour on or before October 1 if interest and participation levels are not high enough support the cost of a group tour.

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