Here are details of the proposed trip. For additional information, contact Manuel Ramirez at ramirezmainc@gmail.com.

2017 Fall TREFFEN®

Sunday, September 3rd – Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Organizing PORSCHE Tours since 1976!
Now with 3 Days of Driving!

Day 1: Sunday, September 3rd – Depart North America Depart from home for your overnight flight to Europe. We always recommend that you arrive a day early (leave home on Saturday, September 2nd, 2016) if possible to have some time to relax, adjust to the time change, and enjoy the area. Call us to find out about our early arrivals program (dinner and hotel).

Day 2: Monday, September 4th – Arrival in Stuttgart and Mercedes Museum Tour
Upon arrival in Stuttgart, you will be met at the airport and transferred to our hotel, the Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin Hotel. After you check in and freshening up, we will meet for the important Driver’s Briefing and complete the PORSCHE car rental paperwork, followed by a Luncheon in one of the hotel’s restaurants. After lunch, we will visit the Mercedes Museum for a fascinating look at the history of motor vehicles. This evening, we’ll enjoy a special Welcome to Germany dinner and drinks at the Mezzanine Salon at the Graf Zeppelin Hotel. Enjoy a good night’s rest tonight in Stuttgart!

Overnight 5 Star Graf Zeppelin

Day 3: Tuesday, September 5th - Stuttgart to Füssen to Forggensee (~230 kms)
You’ll enjoy an opulent breakfast at the Hotel Graf Zeppelin. After breakfast, there’s no need to check out of the Graf Zeppelin – we’ll be back! We’ll depart from Stuttgart in our PORSCHES and drive on the Autobahn south to the Bavarian country side. Just before lunch, we’ll check into our rooms at the Hotel Sommer on beautiful Lake Forggensee. After we
check in, we will have lunch in the hotel. The afternoon is free to explore the town or nearby Neuschwanstein Castle. This evening we’ll enjoy dinner and drinks in our private dining room at the hotel.

Overnight at the Comfortable Hotel Sommer

Day 4: Wednesday, September 6th–Hahntennjoch to Fernpass (~210 kms)

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Hotel Sommer. After breakfast, we will drive to Murnau via the spectacular Hahntennhjoch pass before stopping for lunch at Alpenhof Murnau. After lunch, we will drive back to the hotel via Steinboden. You will definitely want to bring your cameras with you today! Once we return, we’ll have time to relax and freshen up. Tonight dinner and drinks will be served at Hotel Sommer.

Overnight at the Comfortable Hotel Sommer

Day 5: Thursday, September 7th – Forggensee to Stuttgart (~260 kms)

Enjoy a relaxing morning and a delicious breakfast at scenic Hotel Sommer. We’ll depart mid-morning for an exciting drive back to Stuttgart on several backroads on some of the least crowded Autobahns. Along the way, we’ll stop to visit RUF for a special private tour of their facilities. When we arrive back at the Graf Zeppelin Hotel in Stuttgart, you will have to say good-bye to your PORSCHE. Tonight we will enjoy a special dinner in the Mezzanine Salon at the Graf Zeppelin. Sleep well tonight in Stuttgart.

Overnight 5 Star Graf Zeppelin

Day 6: Friday, September 8th – PORSCHE FACTORY & Goodie Store

Enjoy another fantastic breakfast at the Graf Zeppelin Hotel. This morning we’ll transfer to Zuffenhausen PORSCHE Zentrum for a guided tour of the PORSCHE Museum. We’ll have lunch at the PORSCHE Museum before our exclusive tour of the PORSCHE Factory guided by a former PORSCHE executive. You’ll also visit some closed-to-the-public behind the scenes areas like the Neuwagenauslieferung (New Car Delivery). Tonight we’ll enjoy a fun medievel dinner with entertainment at the stunning Castle Beilstein.

Overnight 5 Star Graf Zeppelin

Day 7: Saturday, September 9th – Depart Stuttgart
Enjoy another fabulous breakfast at the Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin. If you are departing for North America, you will be transferred to the Stuttgart Airport for your return flight.


Price:
Price of the 2017 Fall TREFFEN®: $3,968 per person, based on two persons per room and PORSCHE. The $3,968.00 does not include airfare.


Tour Extensions and notes:
Manuel's suggestions and notes:
Please check out the attached planned trip by Fast Lane Travel agency to Germany. The dates are early September 2017 and gives you the option to add a track day at the Nordschleife track. All meals except one lunch is included. Ray Farbaugh at D-Patrick would like to buy us lunch.  Also included is three days of driving 911s with a guide. More details are attached for your review. The $3,968.00 pp does not include airfare.

Dee Dee and I are thinking about extending the trip to include going south to Lake Constance. We will most likely take a train from Stuttgart, find a good hotel blocks away from the train station and visit towns in Switzerland and Austria. These towns, I understand, can be reached via ferries for they all border the lake. We would return via train to Stuttgart in order to fly back from there. The train ride takes about 2.5 hours. The cost is about $100.00 pp on first class. Food and drinks are sold while in transit.

Should we form a group, Fast Lane Travel will group us together with a driving guide. Please note, a $1,500 deposit is being requested. At this time,I don't know about refund details nor cut off dates for reservations.

Treffen suggestions:
Arrive early for your TREFFEN tour or stay later and add on the famous Nürburgring
Experience, including the Nordschleife. Drive four laps on the Nordschleife in a raceprepared
car – from a VW to a PORSCHE 991, and take a Race Lap with a professional driver in a 991 Turbo S or GT3. You’ll stay in a junior suite at the Dorint Hotel, overlooking the track from your terrace. Afterwards you’ll join the TREFFEN tour feeling much more alert than the arriving guests. Contact us to learn more about this incredible add-on!


NOTE! PORSCHE base rental (including 200 kms/day) and gasoline (at $8.75/gal.) are included as are all meals, fabulous hotels, bi-lingual drive guides, walkie talkies and insurance (with a maximum €2,000 deductible). If you need additional room nights in Stuttgart, we will make the reservation for you at the group rate. If you prefer a single room, the single
supplement is $968 total for all hotels. If you prefer to drive a PORSCHE alone, there is a surcharge of $1,198. We will gladly make your flight arrangements, additional PORSCHE rental OR any other trip arrangements for you before or after the TREFFEN. Excess kilometers at €1/km, which we estimate at 100 kms over the first 600kms for this trip, and traffic fines, if any, will be charged to your credit card by the PORSCHE rental company. In order to secure your participation, please send a deposit check of $1,500 per person.

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About the tour operator:

Fast Lane Travel, Inc., is the official PCA PORSCHE TREFFEN® tour agency and is a bonded, insured, Florida State registered and licensed Seller-of-Travel Corporation (ST33335), IATAN certified and Virtuoso Member, successfully conducting PORSCHE tours since 1976.

"This will truly be a “once in-a-lifetime” event with the organization, enjoyment and fun you have become accustomed to from Fast Lane Travel, Inc. tours!"
    - Peter Sontag, Founder and CEO











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