This amazing 5-day trip visits the South American continent’s most exciting LGBTQ+ city and best Gay Pride… MEDELLÍN. Colombia is the land of gay dreams. Hot men and women. Great hotels, pride parties, incredible weather, and scenic mountains all around. Where can you travel in June where nighttime lows are in the 60s? This is an LGBTQ+ playground and Hotspots Magazine Happening Out party as this magnificent event is the single best experience… say it with us… COLOMBIA… and MEDELLÍN!
This is a special trip that supports the Television Travel Show. Happening Out Television Network, as a 501(c)3 Non-Profit LGBTQ+ media company has received special incentives to make this trip possible for you. Here are the details:
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Confirm Your Reservation Today For Just $1
Interest-Free Monthly Payment Of Just $49 Per Month
Escorted By Gay Guide from Start to Finish ~ All Transfers & Transportation While In Medellín ~ Choice Of BEST Accommodations For Medellín Pride In Heart of Gayborhood Medellín ~ Welcome Rooftop Medellín Pride Party With Dinner ~ Medellín Gay History Sightseeing Tour ~ Equal Pride Conference: Medellín to South Florida Summit ~ Medellín Pride Friday Celebration At Ciquita ~ Medellín Pride Saturday Celebration At Oraculo ~ Walk In Medellín Pride March With 100,000 Of Your New Closest Friends ~ Hotspots Happening Out VIP Glam Tent At Medellín Pride With Bar ~ Medellín Pride Sunday Celebrary At Industry ~
OPTIONAL PRE TOUR 4 Day Best of Gay Cartagena & Gay Beaches featuring the best of South America’s Gay Beach Destination just $299 ~ OPTIONAL POST TOUR 4 Day Bogota Gay Capital Of Colombia just $249
The Non-Profit (501c3) Travel Club does not provide airfare for any trip. However, Air for this trip is easy and air for this special trip can be as low as $299
HOW CAN THE TRAVEL CLUB PROVIDE THIS TRIP?
This travel experience is completely unique because we are NOT a travel agency and we only provide specific educational travel experiences. Our non-profit (501c3) trip is provided by vendors at a substantial discount because of the charity fundraising educational mission of our Travel Television Show. You then have access to this significantly discounted Travel Club trip and all-new trips that are ADDED WEEKLY.
Colombia Taxes & Service Fees $129
*Rates were valid on August 14, 2023, and are subject to change without notice. Reservations can only be accepted with the completed and enclosed online reservation form. All cabins are on request at the time of your online reservation and cabin reservations are strictly first-come, first confirmed for this special group. Only credit card payments are accepted for the $1 deposit and $49 deposit program. All payments must use the same credit card until full payment is received.
~ Transfers Medellín Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Medellín Airport.
~ Enjoy a fun-filled program in Medellín for Pride featuring events exclusively for our guests including special receptions, private parties, special dining events, exclusive pride events with the Hotspots Happening Out group, and much more
~ Travel Club Trip Host and Escort throughout the trip
~ 4 Nights Of Your Choice Of First Class, Deluxe, and Luxury Hotel Accommodations in Medellín
~ Welcome to Medellín Pride Rooftop Pool Party with Dinner & Drinks
~ Gay Medellín Sightseeing Tour of South America’s Gay Capital City
~ Friday Equal Pride Summit: You can participate in a National Town Hall Connecting The LGBTQ+ Communities of Colombia and South Florida
~ Friday Medellín Gay Pride Party (CHIQUITA BAR) With VIP Admission & Complimentary Drink
~ Saturday Medellín Gay Pride Party (ORACULO BAR) With VIP Admission & Complimentary Drink
~ You’re The Star Of Medellín Pride March. Special arrangements for you to be in the parade with 100,000 of your closest friends
~ VIP Parade including seating area, bar, and VIP access to watch the parade
~ Sunday Medellín Gay Pride Party (INDUSTRY) With VIP Admission & Complimentary Drink
This special NON-PROFIT travel experience is a charity fundraising event and ONLY CREDIT CARDS CAN BE ACCEPTED for reservations, monthly deposit payment program, and final payment. Reservations are confirmed with just a $1 deposit. The Payment Plan is included at just a $99 deposit a month (with the same credit card). Travel Insurance plan is included on your invoice at additional cost and you must advise us you do not want travel insurance. REMEMBER, insurance is required at the time of booking to WAIVE ANY PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITION(S) and will provide protection against cancellation penalties, medical expenses, and other travel issues while traveling and more. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND travel insurance to protect your travel investment. You can even add CANCEL FOR ANY REASON insurance.
Final payment is due 120 days prior to departure.
All deposits in the deposit payment plan are non-refundable. Trip Cancellation Insurance protects all travel investments with cancellation for covered reasons. You can also purchase cancellation for any reason. Insurance is HIGHLY recommended. After the final payment, the following cancellation penalties will apply:
120 to 91 Days Prior – 50% cancellation penalty* of the total trip amount
90 to 61 Days Prior – 75% cancellation penalty* of the total trip amount
60 to trip departure – 100% cancellation penalty* of the total trip amount
(The cancellation penalty is based on all total deposits made before the cancelation or after the final payment cancellation clause percentages and whichever amount is greater.)
Medellín bars and clubs participating in the Medellín Pride parties are subject today’s change and all Pride final events will be announced on April 1, 2024
OPTIONAL CARTAGENA PRE-TOUR // 4 DAYS
Monday, June 24 to Thursday, June 27, 2024
$299 Per Person Double / Triple $499 Single
Lonely Planet calls Cartagena the ‘Undisputed QUEEN of the Caribbean Coast.’
But we move that “Queer” designation to an entirely new level as you can participate in this special LGBTQ+ pre-tour of Medellín Pride in the most beautiful Caribbean city in the Americas. This is not only the top tourism destination in Colombia, but it is also loaded with the feel of Spain’s Gold routes from the New World in the 16th century to the pirates that controlled these waters. Cartagena’s old town is a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. It’s a sprawling maze of cobblestone alleys, colorful colonial-style buildings, and vines of shrubs climbing the walls of ancient walls. But it is also home to towering skyscrapers and modern features that make ancient Cartagena evenings more interesting. Cartagena is a city protected by ancient stone walls. It’s a popular Gay Destination for both Europeans and travelers from North America. It’s full of gay bars, discos, street markets, art, and amazing architecture. The city is very welcoming to LGBTQ+ travelers.
Day 1 // Fly USA to Cartagena, Colombia
Today you fly to Cartagena, the Queen of Resorts on the Caribbean Sea. Transfers are included on arrival to your choice of first-class hotel accommodations: check into the first class (4-star) Bantu Hotel in the heart of Olde city of Cartagena or the first class (4-star) Regatta Cartagena Beachfront Hotel. You may choose the olde town or a resort beachfront hotel.
Day 2 // Cartagena Sightseeing –
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Olde Cartagena. Your guide will explain this coastal city where Colombian and Caribbean cultures combine. maximize your time with a hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing bus tour. You will explore the best of this historic and beautiful city on your included tour. Tonight explore the best of the gay scene of Cartagena.
Day 3 // Cartagena Sightseeing
Breakfast is included at the hotel today. Another full day of sightseeing in Cartagena. Your tour today shows you some of the best sights of the city. This includes San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Las Bovedas, and touring inside the walled city. Enjoy the best of the old city this evening.
Day 4 // Cartagena Full Day At Leisure
Breakfast is included at the hotel today. Today you have a full day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful city. Cartagena has so much to offer and experience.
Day 5 // Transfer To Cartagena Airport
Breakfast is included at the hotel today. Today you will be transferred to the Cartagena Airport. You will fly from Cartagena for a short journey to Medellín (you make your own flight arrangements). Upon arrival, you will enjoy transfers from Medellín Airport to your hotel.
OPTIONAL BOGOTA POST TOUR // 4 DAYS
Monday, July 1 to July 4, 2024
$249 Per Person Double / Triple $379 Single
Have you ever been to a club with 5,000 other gay boys with 13 rooms spread across 5 floors? That is why Bogota is the capital of Gay Colombia and home to its fashion, art, and dining. Home to more than 8 million, the city has a vibrant gay community and nightlife. Your stay will give you a wonderful experience to learn about the best of the culture of Colombia. Stay in the Chapinero district, the gay neighborhood of Bogota. There are more than 100 gay bars, clubs, and shops in Chapinero, including, of course, Theatron. This infamous mega-club is the largest in Latin America. It’s unlike anything you have ever experienced before. The Old Quarter is a delightful area to see the Spanish colonial influences and a great location to launch exploring the most interesting museums of the capital.
Day 1 // Fly Medellín to Bogota
Today you fly to Colombia’s capital, Bogota. The city is home to more than an estimated 600,000 LGBTQ+ residents. Your short flight will arrive before your first drink and after landing you will have included transfers to your hotel. Check into the first-class (4-star) Hotel Porton Bogota in the heart of the Gayborhood. Tonight you will enjoy beautiful leisurely dining, shopping, and ample gay nightlife.
Day 2 // Bogota Sightseeing
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you will enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Colombia’s capital city. You will see stunning architectural landmarks, cultural institutions, and many natural attractions. Your tour includes many vibrant neighborhoods with many panoramic views of the Bogota Valley and surrounding mountains. Tonight is another amazing evening in the Gay capital of South America.
Day 3 // Bogota at leisure
Breakfast is included today. You have a full day to enjoy the capital. There is so much to see and do. One final evening to enjoy Bogota.
Day 4 // Bogota, Fly to USA
Breakfast at the hotel today. You will be transferred to Bogota airport for your flight to the USA. Your incredible experience in Colombia comes to an end today.
INSURANCE: Travel Insurance Rates from just $36. You Could Have Cancel For Any Reason Insurance from just $67
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