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The BTM Family Trip to Paris

01. The Brief

Tour Information

Duration: 5 Days
Dates: July 16-21, 2019
Language: French
Time Zone: GMT+1
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Exchange Rate: $1 = .88 €

Black Travel Movement is hosting a Family Trip to Paris.

July 16-21, 2019

Paris is a global center for art, fashion, food, and culture.  World-renowned landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Arch de Triumph, and the famed Louvre Museum make the city a living history book. We’ll also spend a day at Disneyland Paris and immerse ourselves in the deep and rich Afro-European and African-American history during the Black Paris Tour.

We invite BTM member of all ages to join us for an amazing international cultural experience. You are in for a real treat. You can expect to return home with priceless family memories and a new love and appreciation for the wealth of Black history in Paris!

Please join us. Bring the entire family to Paris with Black Travel Movement!

02. The Itinerary

Travel Day

Monday, July 15 – depart for Paris

U.S. departure travel date for overnight flights to Paris arriving at Charles De Gaulle (CDG) Airport on July 16th

Day 1

Tuesday, July 16 – Arrive in Paris at CDG Airport
  • Coordinated Hotel Transfers (included w/ air-inclusive packages)
  • Hotel Check-in (3:00 PM)
  • Open Bus Tour of Paris –  3:30–6:30 PM
  • Moulin Rouge / Cabaret Show (optional)

Day 2

Wednesday, July 17 – Louvre museum, BTM family photo shoot, welcome dinner on the Seine River

  • Breakfast
  • Louvre Guided Tour Morning
    The Louvre is the most visited museum in France. Explore a family-friendly guided tour of as you walk thru the Beyonce and Jay-Z art tour and take pictures around the 17 pieces of art and sculptures featured in the video “Apes**t”. You’ll also enjoy some of the world’s greatest art pieces and describe in detail each artwork in the video such as the “Mona Lisa”, the “Venus de Milo” and Gericault’s “The Raft of the Medusa”.  You will also view and learn about many of the most intriguing and unique pieces of art and you’ll even see a few secrets of the Louvre.
  • Digital Art Museum (optional)
  • Family Photo Shoot
  • BTM Welcome – Family dinner on the Seine River

Day 3

Thursday, July 18 – Disney Paris

  • Breakfast
  • Full day at Disney Paris
    Disney Paris is a Magical Adventure. Kids of all ages will have an amazing opportunity to Meet their much beloved Disney characters for magical moments to be cherished forever. Experience unforgettable moments, dazzling parades, and amazing attractions around every corner at Disney Paris. There is so much to see and do at Disneyland Paris.
  • Kids Game Night (Chaperoned)
  • Adults Free Time

Day 4

Friday, July 19 – Black Paris Tour

  • Breakfast
  • Black Paris Experience
    Can learning about the African, American and French culture be fun? We’ll have an exciting day for all ages as we learn about French history, urban and contemporary culture, beginning with Paris’ connection to Morehouse College. You will experience Paris’ black experience through sight-seeing, visual arts, music, and culinary experiences and learn about black celebrities like Richard Wright, Alexander Dumas and more. You’ll learn about visual artists and see sculptures and uncover the stories of the “Black Statue of Liberty” and the abolition of slavery in the French colonies.Of course, you want to join for the full day, but if you come only in the afternoon, come during lunch as we continue to view some of our favorite spots in Little Africa, the Latin Quarters, contemporary black Paris areas, visit idyllic spots of Josephine Baker, Langston Hughes, and James Baldwin, ending with a special fun experience for the entire family.
  • Kids Movie Night (Chaperoned)
  • Adults Night Out – Moulin Rouge Dinner & Jazz Show (optional)

Day 5

Saturday, July 20 – Free day

  • Breakfast
  • Free Day – Explore Paris on Your Own
  • Optional Tours & Events
    • Wine Tour at French Chateau(s)
    • Paris Shopping Tour
    • French Culinary Class
    • High Tea – Ladies and young girls
    • Wine, and Cheese Meal Pairing Class
    • Paris Aquarium
    • Marseilles Palace
    • Wax Museum with more than 300 wax figures
    • Catacombs
    • Notre Dame
    • Sacre Coeur
    • Orsay Museum

Day 6

Sunday, July 21 – Final Departure

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel Transfers to Airport
  • Return Flights to U.S.

03. The BTM
Experience

Black Travel Movement makes travelers at every level feel at ease.  On the BTM Family Trip to Paris, you’ll be treated like a VIP whether you have a passport full of stamps or you are stepping outside of your comfort zone for the very first time. Upon arrival in Paris, an experienced group leader will greet you at the airport. English-speaking local experts will introduce you to French history and help you navigate regional customs. Professional drivers will transport you between destinations in private air-conditioned vehicles (BTM loves Sprinters!).

When you travel with BTM you’ll stay in four-star hotels and dine on authentic culinary delights.

  • Professional group escort from arrival to departure
  • Private airport to hotel transfers with a professional chauffeur
  • Comfortable & centrally located accommodations
  • Experienced & knowledgeable local guides
  • Private & customized excursions
  • A group of like-minded travel companions who will become life-long friends

04. The Details

  • Twin Beds (Double Occupancy)
  • Queen Bed (Single Occupancy)
  • Breakfast Daily
  • WiFi Available

Flight Details

All flights in the air-inclusive package originate from JFK Airport. If you are booking your own flight you may want to follow a similar flight itinerary for departure and arrival times:

Monday, July 15, 2019

  • Norwegian Air Flight DY7022 departs JFK at 10:30 PM Arrives CDG July 16th at 11:25 AM

Sunday, July 21, 2019

  • Norwegian Air Flight DY7021 departs CDG at 6:30 PM Arrives in JFK at 8:30 PM

Whats’s On Us…

  • All hotel fees and taxes
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 Dinners
  • All tours listed above
  • Airport transfers (air packages)
  • Tour transportation

What’s Not…

  • International airfare (unless adding it as an add on during checkout)
  • Travel insurance (We recommend travelex.com as an insurance provider)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional trip add-ons listed above.
  • Anything not listed above

You Need to Know…

  • All deposits and payments are non-refundable 10 days after the deposit date
  • If paying in installments, monthly deposits are due by the 15th of each month.
  • The Full amount must be paid no later than June 15, 2019
  • We HIGHLY recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance as well as a medical travel policy
  • Please exercise discretion with regards to your physical limitations and abilities when deciding on your level of participation

05. Investment

Package Options*

Single Occupancy – Single Adult: Standard hotel room with 1 double bed: $1650


Double Occupancy – 2 Adults: Standard hotel room with 1 double bed:  $2300


Double Occupancy – 1 Adult, & 1 Child: Studio apartment, 2 twin beds: $2200


Triple Occupancy – 1 Adult & 2 youth: 1 Bedroom apartment, w/1 double bed & sleep sofa: $3100


Triple Occupancy – 2 Adult & 1 youth: 1 Bedroom apartment w/1 double bed & sleep sofa: $3200


Quad Occupancy – 2 Adults & 2 youth: 2 Bedroom apartment w/1 double bed & 2 twins beds: $4600


*Additional youth may be added to any of the above packages for an additional charge of $750; Installment plan available: 20% deposit, 4 monthly payments of 20% each

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