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2022 Tennessee Orange Bowl

Thurs. Dec 29, 2022 - Sun. Jan 1, 2023
Thank you for traveling with us!

 

To ensure that all goes smoothly, please read the following tour information carefully, as it will provide valuable details about your trip. 

 

We look forward to seeing you in Fort Lauderdale!

Know Before You Go

Weather

At the end of December, the daily highs in Fort Lauderdale run in the upper 70s, while evening temperatures are typically in the low 60s.  

Meals

Meals, unless otherwise specified, are not included in your package price. When planning meals, please allow enough time to be on time for scheduled group departures​​​.​​

Clothing

There is no specific dress code for any of the program inclusions other than your UT gear!

Game Tickets

Game tickets are not included as part of the travel package.

Tour Credential

To help our tour host identify you as part of the Travel with the Vols Orange Bowl Travel Program, we require you to wear your event credential (name badge) for the Game Day Breakfast and game day motorcoach transfers. 

Credentials will be distributed at the hotel Bowl Tour Desk.

Tour Host

Ellen Ray:     (205) 913-5290    

Tour Desk

A ​Travel with the Vols Bowl Tour Desk will be staffed at the B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale during dedicated hours (see below) to provide information and assistance as needed. Here, you may pick up your event credential and souvenir, at your convenience.​​ 

Hours:​ 

Thu. Dec 29:     4:30 pm – 6:30 pm 

Fri. Dec 30:      10:00 am – 11:00 pm 

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sat. Dec 31:        8:30 am – 10:00 am

Scheduled Air Packages

Flight Information

Departure from McGhee Tyson Airport (TSY) 
 

Check-in Time: 

We recommend that you check-in at the ticket counter 2 hours prior to departure time to allow enough time to check-in to obtain boarding passes and go through TSA screening. If parking at the airport, add additional time.  

Check-in location: American Airlines Ticket Counter  

A government-issued photo ID (federal, state or local) is required at check-in to receive your receive your boarding pass, which along with your ID, is needed for passing through TSA screening. Children under 16 do not need to present an ID. 
 

Please verify that the name(s) listed on your confirmation matches the name(s) on your photo ID. 

Flight Schedule

Thursday, December 29

AA 789

Depart

Knoxville

Arrive

Charlotte

9:05 am

10:16 am

AA 2945

Depart

Charlotte

12:15 pm

Arrive

Fort Lauderdale

2:13 pm

Sunday, January 1

AA 1419

Depart

Fort Lauderdale

Arrive

Charlotte

10:16 am

12:19 pm

AA 789

Depart

Charlotte

2:34 pm

Arrive

Knoxville

3:31 pm

Baggage​

To ensure proper handling of your baggage, please follow the instructions below: 

 

  1. Make sure you have identification on your bags, complete with name, address, and cell phone number. 

  2. Each passenger is allowed one (1) carry-on item and one (1) small, personal item, such as purse, briefcase, or laptop computer that must fit in the overhead bin or beneath the seat. American Airlines requirements for carry-on bags are limited to dimensions of 9 x 14 x 22 inches. 

  3. American Airlines charges $30 for the first checked bag and $40 for the second. All bag fees are non-refundable and apply per person, at each check-in location, each way.  Standard checked bag allowance is a total of 62 inches (Length + Width + Height) and must weigh 50 lbs. or less. 

  4. All vital medications including insulin, pills, and other medicines must be in your carry-on or personal item.

Arrival in Fort Lauderdale​

Upon arriving at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL), you will be met by Ellen Ray in baggage claim who will assist you and guide you to your dedicated hotel transportation.

Hotel Land-Only Packages

Transportation to Fort Lauderdale is not included in this travel package.  

Upon hotel arrival, please proceed to the front desk for check-in and to receive your room key. Once you have checked-in, stop by the Travel with the Vols Bowl Travel Desk at your convenience to pick up your tour credential and souvenir. 

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If you arrive prior to hotel check-in time (4:00 pm), your room may not be ready. You may, however, check your bags with the valet team until your room becomes available. 

B Ocean Resort
Fort Lauderdale Beach

1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

(954) 564-1000

Check-in Time: 4:00 pm

Check-out Time: 11:00 am

 

Overnight Valet parking only: $47/night plus tax

Incidental Account:

Room and tax have been pre-paid; however, you must present a major credit card upon check-in at the hotel to cover any incidental charges (ie. Room service, parking, etc.) incurred throughout your stay. We recommend avoiding using a debit card for incidentals as the hotel may place a temporary hold on your account for the duration of your stay. Most debit card holds fall off 3-10 business days after your check-out date.

Resort Fee:

The B Ocean's resort fee is included in your travel package.  This includes private beach access, B in Touch FreeB Wi-Fi throughout resort, B Active with 24-hour complimentary Fitness Center access, 2 bottles of B Hydrated water in-room daily, 2 beach lounge chairs plus towels daily (additional chairs available for an added fee), local and domestic long-distance phone calls, participation in the B Borrowing Program which includes custom beach cruiser bicycles, board games for guests of all ages, children’s sand toys, and beach sports equipment. 

Daily Itinerary

Thursday, December 29

Hotel Check-in Time

4:00 pm

Upon hotel arrival, please proceed to the front desk for check-in and to receive your room key. 

Bowl Tour Desk

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Travel with the Vols Staff will be available in the lobby. Please plan to stop to receive your event credential and souvenir.

Friday, December 30

Pre-Game Breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: Lido A&B Terrace

Start the day with fellow Vols fans as we get ready for the big game. Test your knowledge of UT Trivia and win a prize! 

Menu:

Florida Orange Juice and Cranberry Juice

Seasonal Sliced Fresh Fruits & Berries

Individual Flavored Yogurts

Assortment of Freshly Baked Croissants,

Danishes & Muffins

Butter & Fruit Preserves

Assortment of Freshly Baked Bagels

with Regular/Low Fat Cream Cheese

Selection of Dry Cereals with

Whole, Low Fat & Skim Milk

Fluffy Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs,

Shredded Cheese (on side)

Crisp Applewood Smoked Bacon

Oven Roasted Breakfast Potatoes with Fresh Herbs 

Freshly Brewed Gourmet Coffee, Decaf Coffee & Assorted Teas

Bowl Tour Desk

10:00 am - 11:00 am

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Travel with the Vols Staff will be available in the lobby. 

Stadium departure

4:15 pm

Meet in the lobby to begin boarding the motorcoach for departure to the stadium. You must have your event credential in order to board the coach. 

4:30 pm

Departure for Hard Rock Stadium 

Capital One Orange Bowl Fan Fest 

until 7:00 pm 

Location: Hard Rock Stadium – at the South and Southeast Gates (between stadium and tennis courts) 

Admission is free for all fans with a ticket to the Capital One Orange Bowl.

 

In addition to live performances, there will be activities and vendors for the whole family to enjoy such as a zip line, free fall, bungee trampoline, rock climbing wall, face painters, caricaturists, interactive games and more! Food and beverages available for purchase. 

Capital One Orange Bowl

6:30 pm

Stadium gates open

Hard Rock Stadium adheres to a Clear Bag Policy. Fans may continue to carry pocket items such as keys, makeup, combs, phones, wallets and credit cards.

Below are the approved bags fans may carry into the stadium:

 

  • One bag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and does not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" or a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag.

  • In addition to one of the clear bags noted above, fans may also carry in a small clutch bag or purse approximately the size of a hand, with our without a handle or strap

  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at any gate. 

8:00 pm

Kick-off!

Go VOLS... Beat the Tigers!

Return to the Hotel

45 minutes after the end of the game

Motorcoach will depart 45 minutes at the end of the game (or trophy ceremony with a Tennessee win) 

Saturday, December 31

Bowl Tour Desk

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Travel with the Vols Staff will be available in the lobby. Please plan to stop by the Hospitality Desk if you have any questions.

Free day to enjoy the beach!

Looking for a way to celebrate the New Year? 

Discover beachside bliss and celebrate the new year in style!

Ring in the new year and B seen at B Ocean Resort's Disco Fever New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring a live DJ and a special mermaid show. 

  • Lobby NYE Dance Party: 7:00 pm to 1:00 am

  • Live DJ from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am

  • Experience the world-famous Wreck Bar Mermaid Show at 11:00 pm

Additional details online

Ultimate Package

$350 per person + fees and taxes

must be 21 +

Includes: reserved table and dinner buffet at Naked Crab, open bar at the Florida Bar + Wreck Bar, midnight toast, party favors, lobby NYE dance party and mermaid show. 7pm-1am

Celebration Package

$190 per person + fees and taxes

Includes: reserved table and dinner buffet at Naked Crab, midnight toast, party favors, lobby NYE dance party and mermaid show 7pm-1am

NYE Dance Package

$150 per person + fees and taxes

must be 21 +

Includes: open bar at the Florida Bar + Wreck Bar, midnight toast, party favors, and lobby NYE dance party. 9pm-1am

Add-on: B A VIP Enhancement

$125 per person + fees and taxes

must be 21 +Includes: unlimited champagne (Moet Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Pommery) at the Champagne Bar.

Sunday, January 1

Happy New Year!

Scheduled Air Packages

7:15 am

Report to the lobby with your luggage. If you would like bell staff assistance, please call 1 hour before you want to leave your room or arrange it the night before. All participants must settle incidental charges directly with the hotel front desk before boarding the van to the airport.   

7:30 am 

Depart for Fort Lauderdale International Airport. 

Have a safe trip home!

Land-only Packages

By 11:00 am 

Be sure to check-out of the hotel and pay all incidental charges.

 

Have a safe trip home!

Tours operated by:

310 S Burrowes St

State College, PA 16801

Phone Reservations

(800) 788-4383

Email

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