Monday, April 26, 2010

Travel Insurance - Pick any country

Dear travelers of Belcanto,
When you decide to conclude a travel insurance - what we highly recommend - and fill in the form, they will ask you to pick a country as destination. As you are going to travel through different countries, you can pick any country to fill in the form.
Your Incantato Tours & Concerts Team

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Springtime in Vienna

Dear travelers of Belcanto,
Long-awaited springtime has finally arrived in Europe. On this occasion the Tourist Board of the Austrian capital, Vienna, launched a new campaign for outdoor & indoor activities in the beautiful city. As you are going to visit Vienna on your Incantato Performance Tour, check out the official website to learn more about what the city has to offer - like Summer Night's Concerts, new exhibitions and the Wiener Festwochen (drama & musical theater). Enjoy!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Travel Insurance - Please make sure you are protected!

Incantato Tours strongly recommend getting travel insurance for your upcoming journey. Not only are you covered medically should anything happen when traveling, but with TravelGuard's policies, you also protect your investment should you have to cancel or interrupt the trip. Last not least, there is also coverage for delayed and lost luggage etc.
Here is a direct line to purchase travel insurance online and can you do so with your credit cards and also select the option that is best for you.

In the meantime, have a look at the most comprehensive coverage option The Protect Assist Gold below.

Protect Assist (Gold) -
Comprehensive Travel Protection for the World Traveler
  • Trip Cancellation
  • JUST ADDED! - Trip Cancellation due to employment loss or layoff
    if employed with the same employer 1 year or longer
  • Trip Interruption and Travel Delay
  • Emergency Medical and Emergency Medical Transportation
  • Baggage and Travel Document Protection
  • Baggage Delay and Lost Baggage Tracking
  • NEW - Cancel For Any Reason option now available
  • NEW - Cancel For Work Reasons option now available
  • NEW - Children age 17 and under covered at no additional cost
  • IMPROVED -Trip Cancellation limit increased to $100,000 (from $15,000),
  • IMPROVED - Trip Interruption coverage increased to 150% of Trip Cost
  • IMPROVED - Travel Delay required hours reduced to 5 hours (from 12)

ProtectAssist special features:
  • Best coverage for Weather Related Cancellations
  • Pre-existing Condition Exclusion Waiver*
  • Default/Bankruptcy Protection*
  • $50,000 Flight Accident Insurance*
  • 24-Hour "LiveTravel" Travel Agency
  • Emergency Cash Transfers
  • Identity Theft Restoration

Comprehensive non-insurance travel services* automatically included with plan!
With the ProtectAssist plan, every customer also has access to these valuable travel services when they travel:
· Arrangements for last-minute flight changes
· Hotel finder and reservations
· Rental car reservations
· Emergency medical assistance
· BagTrak® -- lost baggage tracking
· Pre-trip health and safety advisories
· Live e-mail and phone messaging to family and friends
· Cash transfers
· Airport transportation
· Golf course reservations
· Event ticketing
· Floral services
· Identity Theft restoration

Business Assistant* (available when Optional Cancel for Work Reasons coverage is purchased)

*Non-Insurance services are provided by AIG Travel Assist.

Citizenship: All Nationalities
Residency: United States
New York, Oregon, and Washington residence please call to purchase
Some rider options are not available and other restrictions may apply

Destination: Worldwide
Ages: All Ages
Max Trip Length: 365 Days

Monday, April 12, 2010

City Facts about Warsaw

Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River roughly 360 kilometers (224 mi) from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometers (186 mi) from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population as of June 2009 was estimated at 1,711,466. Warsaw is known as the "phoenix city", as it received extensive damage during World War II, and rebuilt with the effort of Polish citizens. Warsaw has given its name to the Warsaw Confederation, Warsaw Pact, the Duchy of Warsaw, Warsaw Convention, Treaty of Warsaw and the Warsaw Uprising.
Thanks to numerous musical venues, including the Teatr Wielki, the Polish National Opera, the Chamber Opera, the National Philharmonic Hall and the National Theatre, as well as the Roma and Buffo music theatres and the Congress Hall in the Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw hosts many events and festivals. Among the events worth particular attention are: the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition, the International Contemporary Music Festival Warsaw Autumn, the Jazz Jamboree, Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, the International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition, the Mozart Festival, and the Festival of Old Music.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Belcanto 2010 Flight Information to Central Europe

Hello fellow travelers! Below is your current flight schedule with Air France.

Tuesday, June 22 - Departure from San Francisco to Warsaw, Poland

You will depart SFO (San Francisco) at 2:30 pm on Air France flight 083, and arrive in CDG (Paris, France) next day at 11:00 am.
From Paris, you will depart at 3:55 pm on Air France flight 1046, and arrive at WAW (Warsaw, Poland) at 6:10 pm on Wednesday, June 23.

Tuesday, July 6 - Depart from Budapest, Hungary back to San Francisco

You will depart from BUD (Budapest, Hungary) at 7:10 am on Air France flight 1095, and arrive in CDG (Paris, France) at 9:30 am.
From Paris, you will board AF flight 084 at 10:30 am and arrive back at SFO (San Francisco) same day at 12:40 pm.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Flight Information - Update for Group B

Dear travelers of group B,
The departure time on Tuesday, June 22, changed:

You will depart SFO (San Francisco) at 3:30 pm instead of 2:30 pm on Air France flight 083, and arrive in CDG (Paris, France) next day at 11:00 am.
From Paris, you will depart at 3:55 pm on Air France flight 1046, and arrive at WAW (Warsaw, Poland) at 6:10 pm on Wednesday, June 23.