Global Conferences help you discover new destinations, plan your next group trip or just take a well-deserved getaway. It's our way of saying thanks for choosing Encore Tours. When you travel with us, you can earn opportunities to travel and experience new destinations in style—exclusive tours, gourmet dinners, breathtaking sights.
And while no two conferences are exactly alike, each includes airfare, accommodations, breakfasts, excursions and more! You can even bring a companion to share in your adventures.
Determine your eligibility by using the charts below.
Travel in 2018
|Participants Needed to:|
|Travel solo ...||Or with a Friend||Destination||Dates||Cash Option||Scholarship Option|
|35ppl||70ppl||Ireland Food and Drink Tour||July 19-26, 2017||$1,500||$3,000|
|30||60||Ecuador||July 7-13, 2017||$1,100||$2,200|
|Independent Travel Week to London and Paris, Paris, London, Rome, Madrid, Barcelona, Dublin or Munich||Any 5 nights from June-Aug, 2017|
|20||40||Dominican Republic or Split, Croatia - Thanksgiving Weekend||Nov 21-26, 2017||$600||$1,200|
|Florence - Martin Luther King Day Weekend||Jan 11-15, 2018|
|*NA||*NA||Prelude||Jan 12-16, 2018||$1,000||$2,000|
|15||30||Portuguese Pousada - Expires 4/1/17||Jan 11-15, 2018||$500||$1,000|
|Barcelona, London, Family-Friendly London, Mexico, Paris, Rome or Vienna - Martin Luther King Day Weekend||Jan 11-15, 2018|
|Independent Travel Weekend to London, Paris, Rome or Madrid||Any 3 nights between
Jan 8-31, 2018
|Edinburgh - Veterans Day Weekend||Nov 8-12, 2018|
*Prelude eligibility and deadlines are available here.
Register for a Global Conference
All Encore Tours Global Conferences are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and some have limited registration space. We encourage travelers to sign up for their chosen conference as soon as possible. We will not accept applications, online submissions or changes after the dates listed below.
|Conference Date||Application Postmark Date/Online Submission Date||No Changes Accepted After|
|Summer 2017||May 1, 2017||May 1, 2017|
|Veterans Day Weekend
|June 30, 2017||June 30, 2017|
|August 31, 2017||October 1, 2017|
|November 1, 2017||November 1, 2017|
|Veterans Day Weekend
|June 30, 2018||June 30, 2018|
(Issued Feb 2018)
|December 6, 2017||December 6, 2017|
After you have submitted your online registration form or sent in your paper registration form from our Download Center, you can verify your registration at a later date in My Account.
Encore Tours will send you a conference Program Summary once your eligibility has been verified. Please review it carefully to ensure accuracy, sign the form and return it to Encore Tours within two weeks, noting any necessary changes.
Any airline tickets and hotel confirmations will be mailed express within one week of departure. All accounts must be paid in full before tickets are released. Any balances still unpaid one month prior to departure will result in cancellation of the participant. In this case, Encore Tours will not be able to provide the cash alternative or reschedule conferences for any participant cancelled for non-payment.
For sample itineraries for the Global Conferences, please visit www.acis.com.