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Dec 27

Roman Holiday

December 27, 2023 - January 3, 2024

$1,000.00 – $3,950.00

You are cordially invited to the Red Hat Society’s Roman Holiday!  Visit the beautiful city of Rome and participate in the New Year’s Day Parade!

Dates: December 27, 2023 through January 3, 2024

Package price: $3950 USD (choose gateway departure city)

Land Only package: $2650 USD

Single Occupancy Supplement Fee: $700 USD

Deposit: $1,000 USD will hold your place, $250 of this price is non-refundable

Balance due by October 25, 2023

Prices are based on double occupancy.  If you choose to have your own room, there will be a single occupancy supplement price of $700 USD added to your package price.

Choose your departure airport from the following Gateways:
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in Queens, New York
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia
O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, Illinois
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, Massachusetts
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Dallas, Texas

Land only package is also available if you would like to book your own flight reservations to Rome.  Keep in mind that all airport ground transportation will be on your own if you do not book from one of the gateway cities.

Participation in The City of Rome New Year’s Day Parade on January 1st 2024. The official Rome New Year’s Day Parade presented under the auspices of the Mayor of Rome and the City’s Special Events Directorate. The Parade has a fabulous route that begins and ends in the focal point of all Roman celebrations, the Piazza del Popolo. The route includes via del Corso, Via Condotti, and the famous Spanish Steps. All transportation from the hotel to and from the performance venue is included.

Travel Package includes:

  • Round trip economy class air travel on a scheduled airline from your U.S.A. gateway to a Rome airport. One main meal and one snack meal will be served along with complimentary soft drinks. Movies and audio entertainment on all long-haul transatlantic sectors. Flights may be multi-sectored.
  • Six (6) nights accommodation in a superior first class hotel in Rome. Accommodation in twin or double-bedded rooms, but MUST pay pay a surcharge for a room for single occupancy. All rooms have en – suite facilities including bath and/or shower and W.C.
  • Full Italian buffet breakfast with a wide range of hot and cold items served each day – 6 breakfasts.
  • A welcome reception with prosecco followed by a three course dinner (primi, secondi, & dolci), including wine and soft drinks to be served in your hotel on your day of arrival.
  • A three course dinner (antipasti or primi, secondi, & dolci), including wine and soft drinks to be served in restaurants in or near your hotel, or in locations fitting your touring itinerary on four occasions.  Any coach transfers required for these dinners are included.
  • One special New Year’s Eve Buffet dinner in your hotel followed by a private and exclusive party at the hotel for all Rome New Year’s Day Parade and Festival participants. Wine included with dinner and throughout the evening party. Glass of prosecco to ring in the New Year.
  • Round trip transfers from Rome airport to your hotel by luxury coach, including specialist ‘meet and greet’ service on arrival, and check-in assistance service on departure.
  • Half day educational coach and walking orientation and overview tour of Rome with professional English speaking guide.
  • Half day educational tour to The Colosseum and the Roman Forum on private chartered coach including a code to unlock a download onto personal devices our specially commissioned, superb audio tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum.
  • Half-day educational tour to Vatican City on private chartered coach, including entrances to The Vatican Museum, The Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica, with English speaking guide.
  • Full day educational tour to Pompeii on private chartered coach. Local professional English speaking guide. Entrances as appropriate in Pompeii included. See Mount Vesuvius. Lunch included in Pompeii.
  • A half day excursion to visit one of the famous Catacombs located outside of Rome’s ancient City Walls. Tour by luxury coach with English Speaking guide at the Catacombs.
  • A code to unlock a download onto personal devices our specially commissioned audio guided, historical, cultural and entertaining walking tours of Rome including:
  • The Colosseum and the Roman Forum tours.
  • ‘Rome Revealed’ taking you to The Mouth of Truth, Rome’s oldest church, Santa Maria in Trastevere, Tiber Island and into bohemian Trastevere.
  • Fun, fact filled five minute bonus tracks about Castel Sant Angel – Hadrian’s Mausoleum, The Circus Maximus – where chariot races were held, The Palatine Hill – where Romulus and Remus were found and the Victor Emanuele Monument – otherwise known as the Wedding Cake!
  • A fascinating insight into the history, the life and the people of this magical and historical hilltop town.
  • Services of a full time Bilingual (English and Italian) resident Tour Manager throughout your stay. This in addition to local Italian qualified English speaking guide lecturers.
  • A specially written and published itinerary booklet including written guides and maps for the audio tours.
  • A digital copy of the group photograph that is taken on January 1st 2024. The photo will be taken before Rome’s New Year’s Day Parade 2024 and specially photo-shopped to be a unique memento of the group’s participation in the parade and festival.
  • A special 2024 Rome New Year’s Day Parade and Festival Medal for all members.
  • Travel Insurance
  • The City of Rome tourist tax payable by all visitors to Rome on a nightly basis. Current rate €6.00 per person per night
  • All other tips and taxes to all service providers.


December 27
January 3, 2024
$1,000.00 – $3,950.00
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