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National WWII Museum & History Tour in New Orleans

December 4-8, 2019

Cost: $995 (double occupancy; $400 solo supplement)

Optional roundtrip group air from Pittsburgh additional $275  -NEW LOWER AIRFARE!

We’ll enjoy guided tours of the National WWII Museum Holiday, USO Style Entertainment, Lodging at the brand new Higgins Hotel, and tour the sights and sounds of historic New Orleans. Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum of the United States, The National WWII Museum sits on a six-acre campus, where five soaring pavilions house historical exhibits, on-site restoration work, a period dinner theater, and restaurants.

What’s Included: Price includes 2-day admission to museum, four nights at the luxury Higgins Hotel (on the site of the museum), one lunch, two dinners, airport transfers.


Wed. Dec. 4 (Day 1): Arrival Louis Armstrong International Airport. Transfer to Higgins Hotel. Afternoon on your own. Welcome Buffet Dinner at Higgins Hotel.

Thurs. Dec. 5 (Day 2): Full day guided tour of the National WWII Museum including exhibit areas, Beyond All Boundaries documentary, Final Mission submarine experience, lunch. Dinner on own.

Fri. Dec. 6 (Day 3): Several optional tours/excursions for morning and afternoon: Gray Line hopon/off tour of city, Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise & Lunch, Garden District Tour, French Quarter walking tour, Laura Planation Tour, Cajun Bayeux Tour. USO style dinner and entertainment at museum.

Sat. Dec. 7 (Day 4): Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance and activities at the Museum. Possible optional PT-305 cruise on Lake Ponchartrain. Farewell reception in bar.

Sun. Dec. 8 (Day 5): Morning is free. Early afternoon departure for airport.

Deposit information: Deposits due to Laura Passuello, Dog Tag Tours, 717-417-8721 or info@dogtagtours.com by the following:

OCT 15: $450pp deposit due ($75 non-refundable)
OCT 15: $200pp Group Air Deposit due
These due dates will allow us to plan the optional tours and excursions.

Please contact Todd DePastino with questions: 412-623-9029 or todd@veteransbreakfastclub.com


Veterans Breakfast Club Vietnam Tour

February 5 – 19, 2020

$4,090 price with air from Houston!

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Join the Veterans Breakfast Club for a two-week guided tour of Vietnam, highlighting the battle zones of the war while also exploring Vietnam’s history and natural beauty. We welcome veterans, their families, and anyone to join us. Todd DePastino will serve as Historian on the trip, providing the broader history and background of the places we’ll see. We’ll also learn from the Vietnam Veterans who will be traveling with us, stay in wonderful hotels, and have fabulous meals together.

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$4,090 price with air from Houston! Price includes roundtrip airfare from Houston to Vietnam, hotels, transportation, tours, and included meals. Optional Group Air from Pittsburgh to Houston with overnight in Houston is $550. We’ve designed this trip based on the Vietnam tour we took in 2018 with veterans and non-veteran travelers.

This VBC Tour will be booked through Gate 1 Travel. You can book through Gate1’s website or if you’d prefer to book over the phone through a Gate 1 representative, you can do so by calling 800-682-3333 and press #3. Give the agent your GROUP # 1736479 and advise that you are ready to book with this group tour!

For booking information, price details, lodging, trip preparation, and more, please visit Gate1’s website.

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