Dan Meister, CMP

Top Group Travel d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel

2023 Greek Island Hopper Adventure

May 16, 2023 to May 26, 2023
Athens - Mykonos - Santorini
 
Opa!  Time to Celebrate and Reconnect!
See, Taste and Explore Ancient Athens and then relax and live your best "Island life" on the iconic Islands of
Mykonos and Santorini.
We take care of the details, so you enjoy more fun.
 
 

Personally hosted by European Travel Specialist - Dan Meister, CMP

 
 

 
 

Day 1, Tuesday, May 16, 2023   
DEPART THE USA FOR ATHENS, GREECE
(OVERNIGHT FLIGHT)

Day 2, Wednesday, May 17, 2023    
ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE
(WELCOME DRINK & OVERNIGHT - ZAFOLIA HOTEL - ATHENS)

Day 3, Thursday, May 18, 2023    
ATHENS TOUR & ACROPOLIS  
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - ZAFOLIA HOTEL- ATHENS)

Day 4, Friday, May 19, 2023     
ATHENS - PIRAEUS - FERRY TO ISLAND OF MYKONOS
(BREAKFAST, DINNER & OVERNIGHT - MANOULAS BEACH HOTEL - MYKONOS)

Day 5, Saturday, May 20, 2023     
MYKONOS WALKING TOUR - MYKONOS 
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - MANOULAS BEACH HOTEL - MYKONOS)

Day 6, Sunday, May 21, 2023    
MYKONOS DAY AT LEISURE 
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - MANOULAS BEACH HOTEL -MYKONOS)

Day 7, Monday, May 22, 2023
MYKONOS - FERRY TO SANTORINI 
(BREAKFAST, DINNER & OVERNIGHT - EL GRECO HOTEL APARTMENTS - SANTORINI)

Day 8, Tuesday, May 23, 2023    
SANTORINI WALKING TOUR - SANTORINI 
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - EL GRECO HOTEL APARTMENTS - SANTORINI)

Day 9, Wednesday, May 24, 2023     
SANTORINI DAY AT LEISURE
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - EL GRECO HOTEL APARTMENTS - SANTORINI)

Day 10, Thursday, May 25, 2023     
SANTORINI - FLY TO ATHENS 
(BREAKFAST & OVERNIGHT - ZAFOLIA HOTEL- ATHENS)

Day 11, Friday, May 26, 2023     
ATHENS - RETURN TO USA
(ARRIVE BACK TO USA SAME DAY)

NOTE: Listed hotels may be substituted for a similar rated, first-class hotel and will be confirmed 30 days prior to tour start date.

 

 

 

 

Q. What's Included?
 
A.
  • All pricing and inclusions are for land arrangements only
  • Hotel accommodations as listed or similar based on twin bedded or double rooms for 9 nights
  • Land transport & sightseeing by private luxury motor coach with driver/guide
  • Ocean transportation to Greek islands by express Greek Ferries and Intra-Tour airflight from Santorini to Athens
  • Dedicated & Professional Greek Tour Director to assist you throughout trip
  • Top Group Travel professional concierge host available for pre-trip, during trip and post trip assistance
  • All visits & meals as outlined in the itinerary (8 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners)
  • Hotel porterage for one bag (luggage) per person, service charges and gov't taxes
  • Free time at leisure in Mykonos and Santorini so can tour independently or just relax and enjoy the Greek beaches, food, wine and culture on your own
  • Facebook group page to meet and communicate with group leaders and participants before, during and after trip
  • Custom mobile itinerary app so you’ll always have your trip details on your phone 
 
Q. What's Not Included?
 
A
  • Roundtrip Airfare to Athens, Greece (coach airfare typically ranges from $800 - $1200 per person and we have an option to include airfare as part of your package)
  • Airport ground transportation (option to add this to your package is included at check-out or if airfare is purchased as part of package over the tour dates from our tour operator, airport transportation is included)
  • Greek tour director/driver gratuities of $73 per person - can be pre-paid at tour final payment date or directly onsite during your trip
  • Lunches, Dinners, Snacks and Beverages not listed in itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature, (room service, beverages, phone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.)
  • Additional pre or post night hotel accommodations in Athens (available at check-out)
  • Travel Insurance - Highly recommended to protect yourself and travel investment (you can add this option at check out).
  • Optional additional tours, meals and attractions will be available to book within 90 days of departure 
  • Independent tours, meals and attractions you book on your own and not part of the group
 
 
 
 
Important Traveler Information:
  • Due to contractual obligations from our tour operator and the purchase of Intra-Tour airfare at time of registration, the initial deposit of $500 per person for this travel event is non-refundable and non-transferrable - we highly suggest purchasing travel insurance from the start to protect your investment
  • Making reservations for this package signifies your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions (you will be able to review all of these before payment)
  • Purchasing travel insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment (options will be provided during check-out)
  • Tour inclusions, hotel accommodations, prices, itinerary and availability are subject to change at the discretion of Top Group Travel d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel Corp., our tour operator, Globus Journeys and other travel suppliers without notice.  We will notify you as far in advance as possible of any changes. 
  • Your Tour will be operated by our tour operator, Globus Journeys 
 
 
 
 
Quick Instructions: 

1)  Make a separate reservation for each room

2)  Click the "Book Now" button for your preferred tour options and add the number of travelers for that room

3)  Complete your travel information forms, proceed to payment information and when completed, click "submit" on right side of screen (you will receive a confirmation message and we'll get busy processing your reservation)

 
4)   Your credit card will not be charged until we have personally reviewed your information and may be in touch with questions to make sure you're all set.  Once charged, you'll receive a reservation confirmation from our tour operator, Globus Journeys securing your space so can start celebrating that you're going to Greece.  Opa!
 
Please Note: 
  • Room occupancy is for one or two guests (triple rooms are based on availability at time of request and quad rooms are not available)  
  • All passengers must provide a valid passport with expiration date no earlier than December, 2023,  Here is a Link to Passport Info
  • All passengers must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID19 as required by Government policies and our tour suppliers to participate in tour 
  • All passengers may be subject to wearing masks, COVID testing and other health protocols as required by airlines, travel suppliers and applicable government agencies 
  • It is important that names match your passports to avoid incurring a $50 name change fee and additional airline penalties of $300 or more per person charged by our tour operator, Globus Journeys after your original booking has been processed.  This is in addition to a $75 processing fee charged separately by our agency.  To avoid this, please text or send us a copy of your passport when making your reservations so we have your correct information from the start
  • After booking your reservation, all passengers will receive and must agree to our tour operator, Globus Journey's guest acknowledgment and on trip contact form
  • At least one guest sharing a room must be 18 or older at time of travel 
  • Children are welcome if accompanied/supervised by parents and are at least 12 years old at time of travel (sorry, our travel supplier(s) do not offer any discounts for children) 
  • Room availability and pricing is not guaranteed until first deposit is received 

 

Reach out anytime with questions. Thank you! 💜

               

Dan Meister - Office; 561-279-2500, Cell; 561-866-7843 or dan@topgrouptravel.com              

 

 

 
Initial Deposits: 

$500 per person to secure your spot - Due to our tour operator's terms and reserving airfare from Santorini to Athens as part of your tour at the time of your reservation, initial deposits are non-refundable.  However, we highly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect yourself when traveling and your investment- options are available during checkout)

 

Final Payment is due on or before March 8, 2023 (we can arrange a payment plan if you prefer)

FYI, if final payment is not made by the noted date, we will attempt to contact you.  However, if we are unable to contact you and payment has still not been made in a timely manner your reservations, may automatically cancel without notice and cancellation penalties will apply.  A fee of $150 will apply to reinstate the reservation, if possible, by our agency in addition to any extra charges applicable for our travel suppliers. 

 

Please Note:

Prior to final payment there is a potential for a price increase(s) from our ground tour operator, Globus Journeys due to minimum number of passengers not being met, fuel surcharges, government levied taxes and fees and currency fluctuations.  We will notify you as far in advance as possible if this occurs.   Additionally, if airfare is purchased from Globus Journeys, additional deposits will be required when making air reservations

 

Cancellation Schedule (land program only):

DATE CANCELLATION AMOUNT
Booking date to March 13, 2023 Forfeiture of Deposit of $500 per person + cost of insurance if chosen in your package
March 14, 2023 to April 16, 2023 50% of package costs per person 
April 17, 2023 to May 15, 2023 90% of package costs per person
After May 16, 2023 100% of package costs per person 
Additionally, all cancellations or changes are subject to a $100 processing fee charged separately by Top Group Travel d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel Corp. 
 
 

 

Contact Information:

Top Group Travel d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel Corp.  

(Office: 561-279-2500, Cell: 561-866-7843 or dan@topgrouptravel.com)
7491 N. Federal Hwy., C-5, #286   ● Boca Raton, Florida 33487 USA 
FL Seller of Travel Ref. No ST41916
 

Link back to Top Group Travel Greece Group Webpage:

 


Available Packages

10 -Day / 9-Night Land Package May 17-26, 2023, Pricing listed is per person
Available until January 17, 2023

Starting At: $2,574.00
Deposit: $500.00

 

  • Occupancy: 1-3 guests (triple rooms are based on availability). Pricing is listed per person  
  • Amenities: Single bed, two twin beds or a double bed with private bath (queen and king beds can be requested but not guaranteed). Complimentary Wi-Fi, TV, telephone, and a usually a hairdryer. No-Smoking. 
 
 

Extra Options

2- Pre-Tour Nights Athens Hotel Accommodations 5/15-17/2023 (price is per person based double occupancy)
Available until January 17, 2023

$182.00

Arrive two days early into Athens so you're rested and have more time to explore Athens and mainland Greece before your tour starts. 

If you have time and are interested in seeing more of Athens and mainland Greece, we highly recommend arriving earlier or staying additional days in Athens to relax, explore, shop, taste and experience more of the wonderful Greek culture, history, heritage and iconic sights (we plan on arriving early ourselves).  Optional tours and activities will be available at a later date if arriving early or extending your stay.

*Package includes:

  •  2-Nts Room Accommodations for two guests sharing a room at Athens Hotel (either a double or two twin beds)
  • Wi-Fi and all hotel taxes 
  • Daily breakfast for two guests in hotel
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour specialist and will be added into your custom itinerary

 Please Note:   Hotel check-in time is 4:00pm.  Subject to availability.  Single and triple rooms available upon request. 

1-Pre-Tour Night Athens Hotel Accommodations 5/16-17/2023 (price is per person based double occupancy)
Available until January 17, 2023

$91.00

Arrive one day early into Athens so you're rested and have more time to explore Athens and mainland Greece before your tour starts. 

If you have time and are interested in seeing more of Athens and mainland Greece, we highly recommend arriving earlier or staying additional days in Athens to relax, explore, shop, taste and experience more of the wonderful Greek culture, history, heritage and iconic sights (we plan on arriving early ourselves).  Optional tours and activities will be available at a later date if arriving early or extending your stay.

*Package includes:

  •  1-Nt Room Accommodations for two guests sharing a room at Athens Hotel (either a double or two twin beds)
  • Wi-Fi and all hotel taxes 
  • Breakfast for two guests in hotel
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour specialist and will be added into your custom itinerary

 Please Note:   Hotel check-in time is 4:00pm.  Subject to availability.  Single and triple rooms available upon request. 

2-Post-Tour Nights Athens Hotel Accommodations 5/26-28/2023 (price is per person based double occupancy)
Available until January 17, 2023

$182.00

Stay one day after your tour in Athens so have more time to explore Athens and mainland Greece. 

If you have time and are interested in seeing more of Athens and mainland Greece, we highly recommend arriving earlier or staying additional days in Athens to relax, explore, shop, taste and experience more of the wonderful Greek culture, history, heritage and iconic sights (we plan on arriving early ourselves).  Optional tours and activities will be available at a later date if arriving early or extending your stay.

*Package includes:

  •  2-Nts Room Accommodations for two guests sharing a room at Athens Hotel (either a double or two twin beds)
  • Wi-Fi and all hotel taxes 
  • Breakfast daily for two guests in hotel
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour specialist and will be added into your custom itinerary

 Please Note:   Hotel check-in time is 4:00pm.  Subject to availability.  Single and triple rooms available upon request. 

1-Post-Tour Night Athens Hotel Accommodations 5/26-27/2023 (price is per person based double occupancy)
Available until March 8, 2023

$91.00

Stay one day after your tour in Athens so have more time to explore Athens and mainland Greece. 

If you have time and are interested in seeing more of Athens and mainland Greece, we highly recommend arriving earlier or staying additional days in Athens to relax, explore, shop, taste and experience more of the wonderful Greek culture, history, heritage and iconic sights (we plan on arriving early ourselves).  Optional tours and activities will be available at a later date if arriving early or extending your stay.

*Package includes:

  •  1-Nt Room Accommodations for two guests sharing a room at Athens Hotel (either a double or two twin beds)
  • Wi-Fi and all hotel taxes 
  • Breakfast for two guests in hotel
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour specialist and will be added into your custom itinerary

 Please Note:   Hotel check-in time is 4:00pm.  Subject to availability.  Single and triple rooms available upon request. 

Athens Arrival Airport Transportation (price is per person)
Available until March 8, 2023

$45.00

Welcome to Greece! Reserve your airport transportation in advance for seamless travel and no surprises.

*Package includes:

  •  Meet/greet at airport by tour operator staff with safe/easy transfer to your hotel 
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour operator and will be added into your custom itinerary
  • This option can be added in at final payment date
  • We will need your airport schedules in advance

Athens Departure Airport Transportation (price is per person)
Available until March 8, 2023

$45.00

Farewell Greece! Reserve your airport transportation in advance for seamless travel and no surprises.

*Package includes:

  •  Meet/greet at hotel by tour operator staff with safe/easy transfer to airport 
  • All services professionally coordinated, managed and hosted by your tour operator and will be added into your custom itinerary
  • This option can be added in at final payment date
  • We will need your airport schedules in advance

Assistance and support with Airflight reservations (price is per person)
Available until March 8, 2023

$50.00

Eliminate the time and hassle of booking and managing your own airfare and turn your vacation into a seamless air-inclusive vacation.  We'll book and coordinate your airfare using contracted airfare or published airfare, so you'll be fully supported when changes happen.   

*Package includes:

  •  Research and personal consultation of best options using our tour operator's flexible contracted or published airfare based on your personal preferences  
  • Airfare will be included, coordinated and part of your tour package so you'll have ongoing assistance and support when changes happen
  • Additional costs for airfare will be due at time of booking depending on option(s) chosen
  • Bonus: If arrival and departure flights are on the official tour start date (5/17/23) or end date (5/26/23) complimentary airport transportation is included (bonus value of $90 per person)
 
 
Please note:
  1. Airfare is typically available to purchase 330 days prior to travel
  2. This is an additional & separate personal service fee charged directly from Top Group Travel, d/b/a Meister Meetings & Travel and will be charged when booking your air flights
  3. This fee is in addition to the current air processing fee of $50 per person charged by Globus Journeys, our tour operator that will also be added to your air quote
 

Travel Insurance - Protect Yourself and Investment (pricing listed is per person and is non-refundable once purchased
Available until March 8, 2023

$249.00
Deposit: $249.00

Travel Insurance is highly recommended to protect yourself and investment and will provide options in case of unforeseen circumstances. 

*Our Group tour operator, Globus Family of brands has partnered with Aon Affinity and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company to provide guests with travel insurance that will protect you for the following should something happen before or during your trip for a covered reason.

Coverage Overview: 

"Any Reason Cancellation Waiver" Provided by Globus family of brands that allows you to cancel your Globus family of brands arrangements before your scheduled trip departure for any reason not eligible by the Trip Cancellation Waiver provisions.

When a cancellation that is not eligible by the Trip Cancellation Waiver provisions occurs during a penalty period, your cancellation penalty will be refunded in future Travel Certificates, with the balance of the refund made either in cash or by credit card credit. Please note: The “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver does not reimburse penalties associated with air or other travel arrangements not provided by Globus family of brands

"Travel Cancellation Waiver"   - Offers guests the opportunity to receive a refund from Globus family of brands for the otherwise non-refundable trip costs prepaid to Globus family of brands if you need to cancel due to illness, injury, death, subpoena, jury duty, job transfer and more.


*For New York residents, Trip Cancellation benefits are underwritten by Nationwide®.
 

Travel Insurance Benefits for Covered Reasons

Trip Cancellation 100% of Trip Cost (up to original airfare costs)
Trip Interruption
(Reasonable expenses per day)
150% of Trip Cost 
$100/day 
Trip Delay
$2,000 ($150/day)
Missed Connection $1,000 Maximum 
Baggage & Personal Effects $2,500
Baggage Delay $250
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense $50,000
Accidental Death & Dismemberment $25,000 or $100,000 common carrier (air only)
Non-Medical Emergency Transportation $25,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains $300,000 
Worldwide Emergency Assistance Services Included 
Premium listed covers Non-Refundable Trip costs up to $4,500 per person 
 
 

*Non-refundable trip costs can include hotel, tour, airfare, pre and post hotel stays that are purchased through Globus Journeys.  Services not purchased through Globus Journeys are not applicable.  

 If policy is purchased within 14 days of initial trip deposit date, pre-existing conditions will be covered.  We will send you an insurance brochure after purchasing and this will be noted as paid in your invoice from Globus Journeys.    

“This plan provides insurance coverage that only applies during the covered trip. You may have coverage for other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this policy with your existing life, health, home, and automobile insurance policies. If you have any questions about your coverage, call your insurer or insurance agent or broker. The Travel Retailer offering this insurance may not be individually licensed and are not qualified to answer technical questions about the benefits, exclusions, and conditions of the travel insurance plan. They cannot evaluate the adequacy of the prospective insured’s existing insurance coverage.”

Purchasing travel insurance is not required in order to purchase any other product or service offered by the travel retailer.”
 
The cost listed is for the land portion of the trip purchased from Globus.  If you also purchase airfare and additional extensions or upgrades from Globus the cost for insurance will increase to $299 per person.

Early Bird Savings over $520/per couple (Don't miss this - expires April 04, 2022)
Unavailable as of April 4, 2022

-$264.40

Save $264.40 per person on base tour price when making a reservation with deposit by April 04, 2022. 
 
 
Savings listed is based on two people sharing a room. Savings for single or triple occupancy will be adjusted.