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2018 LATIN AMERICA by VIP PRIVATE JET February 4 – 17, 2018
Be amazed at the extraordinary places of Latin America
Dear Friends, We are delighted to present to you our Latin America by VIP Private Jet Journey for 2018. Begin in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, on the Yucatan Peninsula. Enjoy uncovering the mysteries at Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the ancient Mayan city of Tulum. Next become immersed in a land seemingly lost in time, Cuba, visiting another UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Havana, and cruise through the streets in Classic American Cars. From there, head south to the entrance of South America, landing in Cartagena where additional UNESCO sites await your arrival. The sites are endless as we fly to our last destination with yet another UNESCO site in Panama. From indigenous tribal beginnings to Spanish Colonization, amble through ancient ruins, observe a juxtaposition of architecture, visit modern museums and art galleries, and become inspired at the extraordinary places that are all part of our America. All the while, enjoy the comfort of luxury hotels and our VIP Private Jet custom-fitted with posh interiors and spacious leather club seats. All this and much more… Please join us. Heidi Lakani, President
FEEL THE DIFFERENCE Step aboard your Private Jet and immediately feel the spacious comfort of your home in the sky, a huge departure from the perception that private jets are small and somewhat cramped. Stand up, walk about, and stretch out as often as you wish. Your wellbeing is of our utmost importance.
KNOW THE DIFFERENCE Be reassured in knowing that the beautifully decked out super mid-sized jet has a capacity of 40 or more passengers, but it has been totally reconfigured for no more than 14 travelers in luxurious leather club seats.
FLY THE DIFFERENCE Immerse yourself in a distinct air travel experience aboard a totally dedicated luxury jet for your journey. Imagine you can store your excess luggage aboard until you need it. Appreciate the distinguishable difference from other “regional” jets.
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Lakani’s Dine by Choice One of the most thrilling aspects of travel is the opportunity to taste the local flavors of each destination. This is why Lakani includes the exclusive Dine by Choice meal program in each private jet journey. This feature gives you flexibility and a way to personalize your traveling experience. Dine where, when and with whom you choose. If you fancy a quiet evening in the comfort of your luxury hotel room, then order room service. Wander down to one of the dining options located in your hotel. But for those who want to experience the local specialties and ambience of the city, journey outside your hotel to the restaurant of your choice. And don’t forget to seek the help of your tour manager who will assist you with suggestions and reservations.
Four Seasons Casa Medina
Belmond Maroma Resort
The Bristol Panama City
Hotels of Choice
For 14 days, enjoy the best Latin America has to offer without any care. Our exclusive “luggage one-touch” service assures that once your luggage arrives in Cancun, you won’t have to handle it again until after your departure from Panama City.
Settle into your Junior Suite at the luxurious Belmond Maroma Resort, located on Mexico’s stunning Riviera Maya. With a lush tropical forest as a backdrop and spectacular beachfront views, the resort sets the stage for wonderful trip to come. Arrive in Cuba’s capital city of Havana and you’ll find yourself in the sleek and classical Parque Central in the heart of the of the city. Your Junior Suite will be a relaxing haven after a day of total immersion in the exhilarating Cuban scene.
Your Personal Concierge Winging your way around Latin America aboard a Lakani Luxury Private Jet is the most stress-free and relaxed way to travel. Your professional tour manager will take care of all the details, leaving you to enjoy every moment of your luxury private jet journey. He will ensure that arrival and departure formalities are smooth and efficient, hotel rooms are ready when you are, and sightseeing is maximized to make the best use of your valuable time. Consider your Lakani Tour Manager your personal concierge who makes restaurant reservations for your Dine by Choice pleasure, assists you with personal shopping and is at your disposal 24/7. No request is too big, too small, or too difficult because the Lakani Tour Manager is devoted to making your travel Jan Moester & experience special and memorable. Heidi Lakani
Your journey from Cuba takes you to Bogota, capital of Colombia, where your Executive Suites at the Four Seasons Casa Medina will welcome you with spaciousness and modern amenities. Relax and enjoy and get ready to discover the city. Discover the meaning of luxury in your Executive Residence at the Bristol Hotel. As one of the best hotels with the biggest guestrooms in Panama City, The Bristol Panama is an example of gracious Panamanian hospitality. Experience five-star amenities and a truly best spoke experience in the heart of the prestigious Financial District. Distinguished by The Bristol Panama philosophy – that every guest deserves uncompromising personalized service – The Bristol Panama redefines expectations among luxury hotels in Panama City.
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Latin America by Private Jet 2018 February 04 – 17, 2018 Cost per person $69,950 Single room supplement $5,595 Suite accommodations throughout Membership is strictly limited to no more than 14 travelers
Your Journey Begins... RIVIE RA M AYA , Y U CATA N , M E X I C O S U N . , F E B RU A RY 0 4 Belmond Maroma Resort Arrive in Cancun on your independent flight. You will be welcomed at the airport and transferred to your idyllic luxury resort accommodations on the Riviera Maya. Meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at a welcome party this evening.
RIVIE RA M AYA & TU LU M , Y U CATA N , M E XICO M O N . & TU E . , F E B RU A RY 0 5 & 0 6 Belmond Maroma Resort On Monday, experience an opportunity to explore one of Yucatan’s unique Cenotes, a natural sinkhole filled with water. Under the guidance of an expert sub aquatic archaeologist, learn how the cenotes have been a part of local culture for centuries. Visit the pre-Columbian Mayan jungle, as well as the walled city ruins of Tulum before returning to the resort. Enjoy a private cruise on the Caribbean and leisure time to take advantage of the many activities available at your resort on Tuesday.
CHICHE N ITZ A , Y U CATA N , M E X I C O – HAVA N A , CU B A WE D . , F E B RU A RY 0 7 Parque Central Hotel Bid farewell to your resort on Wednesday as you fly to Chichen Itza for a day of exploration in one of the most impressive Mayan cities – and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the end of this exciting excursion, board the Lakani private jet to Havana, Cuba.
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The rhythm of Cuba
A common sight in Havana
H AVANA, CU BA W ed . , Thu. & F ri., FEB RUARY 07, 08 & 0 9 Parque Central Hotel
F IN CA VIG IA A N D CO JIM A R S AT. , F E B RU A RY 1 0 Parque Central Hotel
Upon arrival in Havana you will be transferred to your waiting Junior Suites at our cosmopolitan hotel.
After breakfast, drive a half hour outside of the city to Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway’s Cuban home. The home is on the World Monuments list and is now a museum dedicated to the writer. Explore the local fishing village of Cojimar, the setting for Hemingway’s ‘The Old Man and the Sea.’ Return to Havana and step into the past as you take a fun tour around the city in a Classic American Car. Disembark your car at the historic Hotel Nacional and join its long list of celebrities who have enjoyed its famous signature drink. This evening’s farewell dinner will be at one of Havana’s famed Paladars.
Spend the day getting to know Cuba’s capital city, Havana. Visit the famous Plaza del la Revolucion, where Fidel Castro addressed more than a million Cubans on many occasions. Lining the square are important government buildings, including the Palace of the Revolution, the seat of the Cuban government. Have lunch at a local Paladar in Old Havana, a UNESCO Heritage Site. Take a guided walking tour around the old city, visiting the Plaza de Armas, the Used Booksellers Market, Plaza del la Catedral and La Florida Bar. Visit the fascinating Christopher Columbus Cemetery. Return to the hotel to freshen up for dinner at a local Paladar. Continue your exploration of Havana on Friday with a focus on the arts. Visit the impressive Fine Arts Museum, where you can view anything from Greek ceramics to Cuban pop art. Interact with artists as you visit them in their studios. And gain new appreciation for street art on your tour of Muraleando.
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Church on Monserrate
Horse drawn carriage
B ogota - Cartagena, C olombia Sun., Mon. & Tue., FEBRUARY 11, 12 & 13 Four Seasons Casa Medina Say goodbye to Cuba as you board the Lakani Private Jet bound for Bogota, Colombia, where an Executive Suite awaits your arrival. Explore the fascinating capital of Colombia today. Your guide will take you to Plaza Bolivar, lined by prominent government buildings such as Palace of Justice, Colombian Congress, the Mayor’s Office, and the Primary Cathedral of Bogota. In the center of the plaza is a statue of Simon Bolivar, founder of Colombian independence. Colombia’s rich cultural heritage has been cultivated by a population descending from native inhabitants, Spanish colonists, Africans, and immigrants from Europe and the Middle East. This is evident in its art and music. Colombia’s most famous artist, Fernando Botero, has received international acclaim and many of his works are housed in the Botero Museum in La Candelaria. Lose yourself in Botero’s recognizable “oversized” paintings and sculpture. Tour the Presidential Palace, then ascend to the summit of Monserrate, and capture a panoramic view of Bogota and beyond.
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Become immersed in local daily life on an excursion to Paloquemao market, where 750 merchants gather together with an abundant offering of fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats, and flowers. Then visit the Gold Museum, home of one of the finest collections of Pre-Hispanic gold in the world. Make sure to see the Muisca Raft, sometimes called the El Dorado Raft, referring to the ceremony of the legend of El Dorado that it represents. A clear advantage of traveling by private jet is evident today as we land in Cartagena to visit its UNESCO World Heritage Site monuments en route to Panama. Arrive in Cartagena in time for lunch at a traditional Colombian restaurant. Then stroll through the historic walled city with your English-speaking expert. Pass through the Puerta Del Reloj into the Plaza de los Coches and learn about the city’s colorful history from your guide. Step into Plaza San Pedro Claver and visit its church, both named after the Spanish Jesuit missionary who fought for social justice.
Metropolitan Cathedral, Casco Viejo
Embera Indians of Panama
Panama City, Panama W ED ., TH U R. & FRI., FEB RUARY 14, 15 & 1 6 Bristol Hotel After your visit in Cartagena, you will continue your journey to Panama, the southernmost country in Central America. Panama City is a delightful combination of the historic and the ultra modern and has one of Latin America’s richest histories. Executive Residence suites are reserved at your hotel. Fly by helicopter over the Panama Canal en route to an Embera indigenous village on the banks of the Chagres River, where you are greeted with dancing and music. Learn about the Embera customs and their relationship with nature. Your unforgettable visit to Panama takes you aboard a private luxury yacht for a cruise along the Panama Canal. Pass under the Bridge of the Americas, which spans the Pacific entrance to the canal. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Casco Viejo (the old city compound) which dates from the late 1600’s. Learn the events in history leading up to the eventual movement of the capital city to its present location. Casco Viejo is home to the Presidential Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral and other iconic landmarks that offer testament to the city’s rich history, culture and heritage. On the last evening gather for a festive farewell cocktail and dinner party to recount the adventures of this remarkable journey.
Panama Hat weaver
Your Journey Ends... S AT. , F E B RU A RY 1 7 Bid farewell to some of the most historical and cultural countries of the Americas as you are transferred to the airport for your independent flight home or on to your next destination.
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Other Lakani Luxury Private Jet Programs:
2017 Private Jet Tours
2018 Private Jet Tours
Europe Rediscovered | May & September Africa & The Indian Ocean | June African Adventure | September South Seas Adventure | October
Latin America | February Around The World | March Europe Rediscovered | May & September Africa & The Indian Ocean | June African Adventure | September South Seas Adventure | October
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Terms & Conditions Latin America TOUR PRICE: $69,950 per person (double occupancy) $5,595 single supplement Included in tour price: All regional private jet flights, between Cancun and Panama City; all beverages including liquor on the private jet; deluxe rooms at finest hotels on share basis; single accommodations and suite upgrades are available at additional cost; (Lakani reserves the right to substitute hotels for those named in the brochure when necessary); three meals per day, a la carte where available or practical; bottled water, coffee and tea with meals on the ground; special events; transportation by deluxe air-conditioned vehicles and motor coaches; entrance fees for comprehensive sightseeing; knowledgeable local guides; services of Lakani tour managers; gratuities to hotel and restaurant staff, local guides and drivers, Lakani tour managers; baggage porterage throughout including two medium sized pieces of baggage; airport taxes; amenities package; transfers between airport and hotel in overseas gateway cities at the beginning and end of the trip; medical evacuation insurance of $100,000 for covered reasons. Not included in tour price: Airfare from hometown to Cancun and from Panama City to hometown; trip cancellation insurance; medical and accident insurance; passport and visa fees; personal expenses (such as mini bar, laundry, telephone, fax, and internet charges); inoculations and medications; other gratuities not specifically mentioned as included. Payment requirements: To confirm your reservation, we require an initial deposit of $5,000 per person.A second deposit of $30,000 per person by July 14, 2017, and the balance is due September 30, 2017. Refunds & Cancellation Policy: All requests to cancel confirmed reservations must be received in writing. Cancellation Date Cancellation Fee: Before July 14, 2017: $5,000 per person July 15 – August 31, 2017: $25,000 per person September 1, 2017 to departuree: NO REFUND Refunds will not be made for unused portion of the tour, such as, but not limited to, sightseeing excursions, meals, and or other pre-arranged services. Refunds are limited to the amounts as stated in our Cancellation Policy. Insurance: Lakani World Tours cannot be held responsible or liable for loss, damage, or theft of luggage or personal belongings, nor for personal injury, accident, or illness. A travel insurance plan including trip cancellation protection is available through Lakani World Tours. This plan is available at the time of reservation and may protect you against unforeseen events. Cancellation insurance is strongly recommended. Responsibility of Traveler: This is an active program, requiring participants to be in good health and capable of moderate exertion. Participants must be able to ascend and descend the aircraft stairs. Special assistance and/or private ground arrangements may be available at additional cost, depending upon specific requirements. Smoking is prohibited on the private jet, at group meals, on buses and during all group activities. Travel documents: Lakani World Tours does not obtain personal travel documents or assume responsibility for notifying travelers of current requirements. All expenses incurred as a result of delays or itinerary changes related to lack of appropriate travel documents shall be borne by the individual traveler. Health & Inoculations: Inoculation requirements and recommendations often change; therefore, we strongly recommend you contact your personal physician, local Health Department, or the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, (404-322-4559 or www.cdc.gov/travel and advise them of your itinerary.
Photography: Lakani World Tours encourages tour participants to take photographs and videos during the tour and submit them to the Lakani Travel Club photography contest or for use in promotional materials. Participants who prefer that their image not be used for marketing purposes are asked to make this request known in writing prior to departure. Prices: Lakani World Tours reserves the right to increase tour prices to cover increased costs after prices are published, and to reflect fluctuations in foreign exchange markets. Lakani World Tours is under no obligation to provide a breakdown of costs involved in this program. Responsibility: Lakani World Tours and its employees, independent contractors and representatives act only as agents in arranging hotels or lodging, transportation, ground handling, restaurants, or other travel services and in no way shall be held liable in the event of failure by any person or company to render services to travelers, nor shall they be held liable for any negligent or willful act by any such person or company. Furthermore, neither Lakani World Travel Inc (DBA Lakani World Tours) nor its employees, independent contractors or agents shall be held liable or responsible for any injury, loss, death, or damage to personal property in connection with any goods or services provided, resulting from force majeure, acts of God, civil unrest, acts of war, terrorist activities, labor strikes, or mechanical failure of transport while traveling. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Lakani World Tours reserves the right, without notice, to withdraw any or all parts of a tour and or to make such changes as may be necessary. The extra cost, if any, for such changes will be the responsibility of the traveler. Lakani World Tours reserves the right to cancel the tour, in which case a full refund will be made without further obligation on our part. We also reserve the right to decline to accept or to retain any person as a member of the tour, or to require a participant to withdraw from the tour at their own expense when such an action is determined by Lakani World Tours tour staff to be in the best interest of the participant’s health and safety or that of the tour group. No refund will be made for the unused portion of the tour. The published tour cost is based on tariffs and exchange rates in effect in February 2017, and is subject to change. Any tariff, exchange rate or fuel surcharge will be passedon to the participants. Baggage is carried at the owner’s risk entirely. It is understood that the air ticket when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the passenger and the airline concerned. The airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their plane or conveyance. Lakani World Tours accepts no liability for any airline’s cancellation penalty or change fee incurred by the purchase of a restricted air ticket in connection with this tour. In regard to credit card payments for travel services to Lakani World Tours the traveler (and or cardholder or the cardholders authorized representative) will hold Lakani World Tours and its employees, independent contractors or representatives harmless for any or all charge-backs exercised by them or their credit card companies, originating from any complaints regarding travel services or involving refund requests of monies paid when insurance was not purchased, or for any reason whereby the traveler did not utilize any portion of the prepaid travel services, or any reasons whatsoever. Arbitration Resolution: Any controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to, any services arranged by Lakani World Tours shall be resolved solely by binding arbitration in Orange County, California, in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Acceptance of initial travel services and payment of monies to Lakani World Tours will constitute agreement by the traveler(s) of these Terms & Conditions. California law requires sellers of travel to be bonded. Lakani World Tours is bonded through Great American Insurance and is a participant in the California Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation, TCRC fund. Lakani World Tours 1300 Bristol Street North, Suite 100 Newport Beach, CA 92660 www.lakani.com
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