Self Guided Tours

 

 

CHICAGO NASCAR  &  Route 66!

NZ $13,995

per person

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NASCAR on Route 66 – 29 Day Tour

                                     (July 3rd  –  August 1st)

               Only  TEN  CARS  AVAILABLE!

NASCAR Chicago Street Race weekend, followed by a brilliant 20-day, self-driving odyssey from Chicago to Los Angeles via all of old Route 66!

Fly from Australia / New Zealand to Chicago where you’ll enjoy all that Chicago & Route 66 has to offer!

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Return economy flights to the USA
  • Trackside hotel in Chicago
  • Premium reserved seats for NASCAR weekend (US$650+ value pp)
  • ‘Welcome’ and ‘Farewell’ dinners
  • Rental car with all accomodation for 20-days across Route 66!
  • Enjoy TWO nights in fabulous LAS VEGAS!
  • Visit the Grand Canyon & Hoover Dam
  • Includes USA mobile phone with unlimted calling back home and our comprehensive Route Book & ‘turn by turn’ Navigation! 

After the racing is finished – you’ll collect your rental and make your way to Los Angeles via old Route 66!

With a Gilligan’s ‘Self Drive’ tour you can be assured to see the best of Route 66, travelling the best of the original road without the hassle of stopping to check road names, unravelling armful’s of maps, or trying to plan your days using a pile of confusing books and guides.

With the use of our exclusive turn by turn navigation system and Route Book, we detail each and every day of the journey.                         

Most days are planned around an 8:45am departure, which sees guests arrive at the end of each day around 4:30pm.       

We do all the hard work and you just enjoy each day as It happens!

TOUR DEPARTS: 

July 3rd 2024!

HURRY!  Just 10 cars available!

27-Day NASCAR on 66 Pricing

  • 1 Vehicle, 2 people (twin-share): NZ$13,995pp
  • 1 Vehicle, 2 people (2 rooms): NZ$14,895pp

 

 

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20 days driving Route 66!

US$5,495

per person

Pricing includes:

All accommodation   (1 x night pre-tour included in Chicago)

Standard full-size rental car with insurances – upgrades available at additional cost – dependant on availability.

USA iPhone with our Turn by Turn navigation and unlimited calling back home.

Our extensive 130+ page tour book

Self-Drive Route 66 Tour – 20 days

If our 26-day tour of the ‘Mother Road’ just isn’t an option for you – then why not do Route 66 the easiest way possible – Gilligans takes care of all the hard work and planning!

Our  brilliant 20-day, self-drive’ tour is designed for guests who prefer to travel Route 66 unaccompanied, or cannot make along on one of our ‘Official Tours’.

You just choose the departure date from Chicago – and we provide everything you need to travel across Route 66 on your self-drive odyssey across the Mother Road to Los Angeles.

The package includes hotel accommodation on the night before departure downtown.

The next morning, you will be collected around 8:00am and taken to collect your rental car – Let the adventure begin!

You’ll absorb the history of a bygone era whilst enjoying all the modern creature comforts of our exclusive Route 66 Navigation APP, taking you across our chosen alignments of old 66!  

With a Gilligan’s ‘Self Drive’ tour you can be assured to see the best of Route 66, travelling the original road without the hassle of stopping to check road names, unravelling armful’s of maps, or trying to plan your vacation using a pile of books and written guides.

With the use of our exclusive turn by turn navigation system and Route Book, we detail each and every day of the journey for you.                         

Most days are planned around an 8:45am departure, which sees guests arrive at the end of each day around 4:30pm.       

We do all the hard work and you just enjoy each day as it appears out the windshield!

20 Day Self Drive Tour Pricing

  • 1 Vehicle, 2 people (twin-share): US$5,495pp
  • 1 Vehicle, 2 people (2 rooms): US$6,695pp

 

What’s included

  • Quality accommodation – including nearly all hotel breakfasts 
  • One nights accommodation in Chicago (prior to departure)
  • Car hire: Premium Class Full sized –  Inclusive of Insurances and ‘One-Way’ fees (upgrades available subject to availability)
  • Gilligans’ exclusive ‘turn by turn’ navigation programme across Route 66
  • Gilligans’ comprehensive Route Book with over 130 pages of town by town notes for your journey!
  • Pre-paid cellphone with unlimited international calls & texts!

Extras

  • Airfares to Chicago, and home from LA 
  • Rental car upgrades (if any) – subject to availability
  • Travel / Medical Insurance

  • Fuel costs (approx US$450 for the entire journey)
  • Lunches & Dinners + some breakfasts (eg. Las Vegas)

Conditions

  • Driver/s must be over the age of 25 and hold a valid full driver’s license from your home country
  • All participants must have relevant travel insurance for the USA
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