New Orleans, LA, USA

Thornapple Travel
  • Email address verified
Jan 1 - 1, 2020
Group size: 1 - 165
New Orleans, LA, USA

Thornapple Travel
  • Email address verified

Deposit: $200
Jan 1 - 1, 2020
Group size: 1 - 165

About this trip

Allstate Sugar Bowl here we come! Your trip will start with a stop in Memphis, TN, the birthplace of the Blues, of Soul and of Rock 'n' Roll. After your evening in Memphis, you will continue the journey to New Orleans, LA where you will enjoy some tasty local cuisine, explore the French Quarter and of course participate in the prestigious Allstate Sugar Bowl activities.

Room Options

The standard trip price is based on Quad Occupancy (4 to a room)

Students are to sign up for a Quad Occupancy unless they have permission from their director to upgrade the room to Triple or Double Occupancy.

If you wish to have fewer than four to a room, please select a Single, Double or Triple Occupancy Supplement (at additional cost per person) when you sign up. The additional cost of the supplement is due at registration.

Trip Price and Payments

The current standard trip price is based on 163 paying participants. The standard trip price and the price of the supplements may change if the number of paying participants drops below 163. You may pay with a direct transfer from your bank account or with a credit card (a 2.9% fee will be added to your cost if you pay with a credit card).


Option to meet us in New Orleans

We are offering an trip option for those parents that want to meet us in New Orleans. If you choose this option, it will be your responsibility to meet up with the group in New Orleans as the bus will only be used for group activities. You will have a seat on the bus while in New Orleans and be entitled to  the meals and activities that are on the itinerary while the group is in New Orleans.

You must choose this option at the time of registration. If you choose this option - you will be given a $75.00 discount. To register for this option, please enter "NOMEMPHIS" as the discount code while registering.

We are unable to provide "tickets only" to the Sugar Bowl. If you would like to purchase tickets only the official tickets for the 2020 Allstate Sugar Bowl (January 1, 2020) are expected to go on sale in September. Tickets will be available online through Ticketmaster or by calling 800.745.3000. 

Cancellation Policy

 $200 of your deposit (per participant) is non-refundable. Please read our cancellation policy located on our website.

Travel Insurance


We recommend that you protect your investment by purchasing travel insurance. This insurance covers individual participants and may be purchased on an individual basis. Thornapple Travel is partnered with Allianz. To purchase travel insurance from Allianz, follow the link provided on Thornapple Travel’s website.

What’s included

  • Transportation
    Deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach
  • Hotels
    Quality accommodations for 5 nights
  • Breakfasts
    1 hotel buffet and 4 boxed breakfasts
  • Lunches
    1 restaurant and 3 cash back lunches
  • Dinners
    5 dinners including a Natchez Dinner Cruise, Dinner and Dance Award Ceremony on New Years Eve, 2 other restaurant dinners and one cash back
  • Performances
    Jazz Band performance in Memphis, Band performance in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Parade and half-time Show
  • Tickets
    Tickets to the Sugar Bowl Game
  • Security
    Night time security provided at the hotels
  • Tips and Gratuities
    All Tips & Gratuities covered
  • Tour Directors
    2 full time tour directors will travel with you from the start of your trip to the end
  • Dinner
    Dinner at the Sugar Bowl
  • Breakfast
    Breakfast day of departure
  • Lunch
    Lunch is on your own 12/30/19 and 01/01/20

Available options

Triple Supplement
Double Supplement
Single Supplement

Your Organizer

Thornapple Travel
Thornapple Travel is the the result of two great friends combining their talents and love of traveling into a fun and exciting business. Patti LaJoye was a choir director for twenty years and Karen Hoffman was a practicing CPA for twenty years. They both love to travel have had years of experience with planning and implementing trips for schools and organizations. We are thrilled to work with your group!