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Sightseeing Extension

Enhance your experience in Europe by enrolling in an Honors Sightseeing Extension.

Looking for a way to extend the fun of your family's Honors Performance Series experience? Our new Sightseeing Extensions allow Finalists and their loved ones to add two additional nights to their stay! A licensed guide will be your host as you explore more of what Austria has to offer.

Note: The Sightseeing Extension is offered only as a full program and cannot be sold as individual components.

Registration Details

  • Each participant must complete the online Registration Form and agree to the associated Terms and Conditions.
  • A $295 US deposit is required with registration.
  • Each family member wishing to register for a Sightseeing Extension must register individually.
  • Finalists wishing to participate in the Sightseeing Extension are also required to register individually since this experience is in addition to the Finalist program in which applicants enrolled during the selection process.
  • If a Sightseeing Extension participant is under 18 years old, the registration form must also be signed by a parent/guardian.
  • High School Finalists (and loved ones under 18) must be accompanied by an authorized adult aged 25 or older.

Incorporation of Terms & Conditions

The Sightseeing Extension is meant to supplement programs participants are already registered for. The Finalist Program Terms and Conditions or Family Program Terms and Conditions and Participant Release and Binding Arbitration Agreement form that you agreed to during registration for the program are incorporated upon registration for the Sightseeing Extension.

Registration for the 2021 Sightseeing Extension will be announced with Finalist acceptances in February. In the meantime, please reference our 2020 program details for information about pricing, inclusions, etc.

Sightseeing Extension Itinerary

The Honors Performance Series Sightseeing Extension provides an opportunity for Finalists and their loved ones to add to their Series experience with additional sightseeing and cultural activities. Participants receive the support of a professional guide and the peace of mind that comes with the Series' embedded insurance and 24-hour emergency and medical support. Please note that all itineraries are tentative and subject to change.

Sightseeing Extension Itinerary


Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  • Free time for breakfast
  • Meet your guide and enjoy a scenic cruise up the Danube to Bratislava.
  • Bratislava: Explore the capital city of Slovakia and enjoy highlights such as Bratislava Castle (pictured above), Michael's Gate, Town Hall, and the famous Blue Church.
  • Free time for lunch
  • Return to Vienna by boat
  • Evening free time in Vienna

Thursday, July 2, 2020

  • Free time for breakfast
  • Meet your guide to set off for morning touring by public transit
  • Belvedere: One of the highlights of Vienna, these two Baroque-palaces-turned-museums are home to many famous works of art, including Klimt's The Kiss.
  • Free time for lunch
  • Wiener Reisenrad: Enjoy views of Vienna and the surrounding countryside from 212 ft aboard Vienna's giant Ferris wheel, the Wiener Reisenrad.
  • Late afternoon and evening free time

Friday, July 3, 2020

  • Farewell and return to airport
  • Departure for home

Sightseeing Extension Inclusions

The Sightseeing Extension includes the following for each participant:

  • Admissions and motorcoach/boat/subway transportation for all activities outlined in the above itinerary
  • Licensed guide to accompany you to program activities and support you during your stay (Sightseeing Extension exclusive)
  • Return transport to Vienna International Airport (VIE) at the conclusion of the program
  • 24-Hour staffed emergency phone number to handle the unexpected (Sightseeing Extension exclusive)
  • Doctors on Call arrangement for medical support while on the program (Sightseeing Extension exclusive)
  • Extensive traveler insurance while on the program (Sightseeing Extension exclusive)
  • Two nights' lodging in the Series hotel (double occupancy)

Please Note: Participants are responsible for their own meals and transportation to/from Vienna for the Series and Sightseeing Extension.

Sightseeing Extension Cost & Payment Plan


The cost for each 2020 Vienna Sightseeing Extension participant is $950 US. Participants may settle the full program cost at the time of registration or may follow the below payment schedule:

Date Amount Due
Deposit with Registration $295 US
December 27, 2019 $125 US
January 31, 2020 $125 US
February 28, 2020 $125 US
March 27, 2020 $125 US
April 24, 2020 – Final Payment Deadline Any remaining balance
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