Global Conferences

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
(Nov 2017)
June 30, 2017 June 30, 2017
Thanksgiving Weekend
(Nov 2017)
August 31, 2017 October 1, 2017
MLK Weekend
(Jan 2018)
November 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Veterans Day Weekend
(Nov 2018)
June 30, 2018 June 30, 2018
Cash Option
(Issued Feb 2018)
December 6, 2017 December 6, 2017

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Confirm Details
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.


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