WHO SHOULD CONSIDER A PRIVATE GROUP TOUR?
Private group tours with Rhode Island Red Food Tours are a perfect event for:
- Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties
- Team Building Functions
- Corporate Events
- Friend & Family Outings
- Employee or Intern Socials
- Singles & Networking Groups
- Birthday Celebrations
- Weekday/end Group Activity
- Culinary & Cooking Groups
- Bridal Parties
- Grade/High School & College Field Trips
- Wedding Anniversary
- Class Reunions
- Girls Getaways
PRIVATE GROUP TOUR INFORMATION
Please read the following information carefully before completing the Private Group Tour Request Form to the right.
- All logistical details will be agreed upon ahead of time by the private group tour organizer and Rhode Island Red Food Tours.
- Private group tours maybe available by special request starting between the hours of 11-2, unless other arrangements can be made in advance.
- Minimum Participants: 10 on all days except Saturday; For private tour requests on Saturdays you must buy out the tour of 14.
- All private group food tours are 3-3.5 hours in length and cannot be shortened. Private group tours are the exact same experiences as the Public Tours only in a private group setting.
- Each food tasting and cultural walking tour highlights local and regional foods and restaurant specialties, including the history, culture and architecture of Newport and Providence.
- Weekday private tours are generally easier to book than weekend tours.
- Rhode Island Red Food Tours will try to accommodate any particular requirements or dietary restrictions of your private group event.
- Private group food tours are held rain or shine.
PRIVATE GROUP PRICING AND RESERVATIONS
- Private group tour tickets are sold at the same price as Public Tours. A tour guide gratuity fee of 18% will be included in your total cost and provided directly to your tour guide(s). No refunds are given for no-shows or cancellations.
- Private group tour tickets that are sold less than 15 days from agreed tour date require full payment to hold a specific date, tour route and time.
- Private group tour tickets that are sold 15 days prior to agreed tour date require a $250 non-refundable deposit per 10 persons paid via credit card to hold an agreed upon date, time slot(s), and tour guide(s).
- Private tours scheduled for Saturdays must buy out entire tour of 14.
- Final headcount and remaining balance (non-refundable) paid via credit card are due 10 business days prior to the event.
- Once purchased, all tickets and payments are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Please refer to the FAQ page for further information. We will answer all of your questions by phone or email once we receive the completed Private Tour Request Form.
NEXT STEPS: BOOKING A PRIVATE GROUP TOUR
Upon completing the Private Group Tour Request Form located to the right, a representative from Rhode Island Food Tours will contact the Tour Organizer within 1-2 business days.