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Join us in London for Fall 2017 Purple Roadtrip to see Ravens play Jaguars

Posted on 16 December 2016 by WNST Trips

We are excited to announce our 2017 Purple Roadtrips to London with the Baltimore Ravens next fall. Thank you for your continued interest in traveling abroad with WNST!

Please read all of the details of our European adventure carefully.

Because of the two possibilities for the dates of the Ravens-Jaguars game – Sunday, Sept. 24 OR Sunday, Oct. 1 – we want you to be fully aware of your itinerary so you can buy your trip right now with the full confidence and ease of the more than 12,000 Baltimore sports fans we’ve taken all over the continent since 1996.

We can’t tell you how excited we are to offer this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at these introductory rates. Please be aware that we have a VERY limited inventory due to early airline space and the flexibility of our itinerary based on when the Ravens play in London.

EITHER WAY, YOU ARE GOING TO LONDON TO SEE THE RAVENS IF YOU BUY THE TRIP NOW!!!

We are also offering a $100 discount for all who emailed us this week and all orders placed BEFORE midnight on Christmas night – December, 25, 2016. We expect this trip to sell out very quickly with the additional holiday discount!

As you’ll see when comparing our trip to the marketplace, we will be offering the most affordable trip available so if you are definitely planning on traveling with us to London, we recommend booking it ASAP to secure these great rates. Given the demand and interest I’ve seen, we’d be shocked if these last past Christmas weekend.

WNST is offering two travel options – both consisting of five (5) nights in London.

Our introductory rates for the initial are based on hotel occupancy.

Single Occupancy: $2400 ($50 more pp using PayPal)

Double Occupancy: $2100 ($50 more pp using PayPal)

Triple Occupancy: $2000 ($50 more pp using PayPal)

Quad Occupancy: $1950 ($50 more pp using PayPal)

*** REMEMBER TO TAKE $100 OFF PER PERSON IF YOU BUY THIS HOLIDAY WEEK ONLY!!!!

All trips include:

  • NonStop overnight travel from Dulles Airport to London Heathrow on a major international airline with a mid-day return after the game
  • A 5-night stay at a 4-star London hotel close to the subway
  • One entry per person on the London Eye as well as our WNST London Thames River Cruise. (https://www.londoneye.com/)
  • Admission to WNST Saturday purple pub pep rally
  • Admission to WNST Sunday purple pre-game tailgate event
  • Upper deck game ticket for Sunday Ravens-Jaguars game

We are also planning some other surprises and memories ­– just like we did in Tampa in 2001 at Whiskey Joe’s and in New Orleans with our 2:52 march to the Superdome!

IMPORTANT: The above rates (minus $100 holiday early bird discount) are valid if you are able to pay via check. As an additional incentive this week, anyone who pays via check will also receive a free autographed copy of Purple Reign 2, our 6-CD set of “WNST Purple Memories” and a free appetizer coupon from Ruth’s Chris Steak House. You will also receive a $50 voucher good for any future WNST purple football road trip. (*This is another $100 value for buying the trip during the holiday week using a check!!!)

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We are offering two identical options for folks planning to join us in London:

TRIP A (Tuesday-Monday)

Leaves from Dulles to London Heathrow on Tuesday evening with Wednesday morning arrival and returns from London Heathrow to Dulles on Monday mid-afternoon.

The two possible itineraries for flights are:

Tuesday, Sept. 19 returning Monday, Sept. 25

Or

Tuesday, Sept. 26 returning Monday, Oct. 2

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TRIP B (Wednesday-Tuesday)

Leaves from Dulles to London Heathrow on Wednesday evening with Thursday morning arrival and returns from London Heathrow to Dulles on Tuesday mid-afternoon.

The two possible itineraries for flights are:

Wednesday, Sept. 20 returning Tuesday, Sept. 26

Or

Wednesday, Sept. 27 returning Tuesday, Oct. 3

 

Some notes:

We expect to finalize our four-star hotel accommodation before Christmas. It will be near a subway because this will almost certainly be your primary means of transportation in London. (For those who haven’t made the trip to the U.K., think in similar terms to New York. It’s just easier and sensible!)

We are not offering ground transportation in London because we don’t think it’s affordable or sensible given the size of the group – and it’s proven to slow down every step of the journey in the past!

If you’ve never traveled to Europe on an overnight flight, you should expect a little jet lag on the first day so we’ve added the “fifth day” to the trip because we want everyone to have free time to explore before or after the purple festivities. It’s too long of a trip to make for a shorter weekend, especially given the time changes. We think we’ve timed these trips perfectly for those who want to walk Abbey Road, bring golf clubs or see the countryside for a day.

We do not need the names or passport numbers upon purchase. You are simply holding seats on the plane and hotel/ticket space.

These trips are NON-REFUNDABLE but can be transferred until August 1, 2017. You will be able to adjust names up until then!

Please make sure you have a valid passport! You have eight months to get this done! If you are not an American citizen, please indicate that upon purchase so we have all of our information together for the TSA, airport and airline.

Once the game day in London is finalized in mid-April, we’ll reach back to get more information so we can finalize your itinerary, our parties/locations/etc. We expect this to go very smoothly! We love to make these trips memorable ­– as many of you have seen over the past two decades!

Here’s how to buy the trip right now:

If you want to take advantage of the $100 discount (and save the $50 Paypal fees) and get the goody bag with Purple Reign 2, Ruth’s Chris appetizer and $50 WNST Purple Roadtrip future discount, please immediately send your check to:

WNST

1550 Hart Road

Towson, MD 21286

Please include:

Single Occupancy (1 person in room): $2300 per person

Double Occupancy (2 people in room): $2000 per person X 2

Triple Occupancy (3 people in room): $1900 per person X 3

Quad Occupancy (4 people in room): $1850 per person X 4

ALSO: Please send us an email with the subject line: “CHECK IS IN THE MAIL” to nasty@wnst.net and some autograph instructions and I’ll get the book personalized, CDs and discount coupons to you this week for Christmas!

If you’re in Harford County, you can also BRING us a check this Tuesday, December 20th when we’re swabbing for the bone marrow registry and There Goes My Hero at Adams Jeep in Aberdeen with Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace. You can also get swabbed!

 

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If you are not able to pay via check and prefer to pay immediately via credit card, we will have to charge an additional $50 per person due to payment processing fees. We are delighted to accommodate you with the click of the mouse below – but please be aware of the additional $50 cost that is reflected on the buttons below.

TO BUY DISCOUNTED TRIP A (Tuesday-Monday) NOW:

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TO BUY DISCOUNTED TRIP B (Wednesday-Tuesday) NOW:

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We expect a wide variety of unique questions to come our way. For any questions, please email nasty@wnst.net AND peter@wnst.net and we will respond ASAP. We cannot answer trip-related questions effectively using our social media. We prefer email so we can stay organized during what we expect to be a busy week with this offer.

Thank you again for your interest and we can’t wait to take you all to London to see the Ravens beat the Jaguars!

 

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Join us on another classic WNST Purple Roadtrip to New York Giants

Posted on 17 April 2016 by WNST Trips

Join us as we travel to Met Life Stadium on Sunday, October 16th to watch the Baltimore Ravens visit the New York Giants.

Our WNST roadtrip will depart from White Marsh at 6 a.m. and we’ll be in the parking lot in plenty of time to enjoy some delicious beverages and a gourmet tailgate lunch before the game.

Trip includes: roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation from White Marsh to the Meadowlands, beer, soda, water and snacks en route to New Jersey and an upper deck game ticket with your group at Met Life Stadium for Ravens and Giants.

$289 PER PERSON

 

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Please join me this weekend in New England for Ravens playoff fun

Posted on 04 January 2015 by Nestor Aparicio

In what has become an almost-annual pilgrimage to visit our dreaded neighbors to the north, WNST once again presents an  opportunity to head to New England to watch the Ravens do playoff battle with the dreaded Patriots for a 4:30 p.m. game this Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

REGRETTABLY, OUR BOSTON OVER NIGHT TRIP IS SOLD OUT!!!!!

Our WNST Jerry’s Collision Center Purple Playoff Roadtrips to Foxborough up-and-back trip directly to the game (no hotel stay) that will depart from White Marsh at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning and leave approximately 90 minutes after the final whistle in New England.

The trip is expected to return to White Marsh at 5 a.m. on Sunday morning.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN “BUS ONLY” TRANSPORTATION OPTION BECAUSE YOU ALREADY HAVE A TICKET TO THE GAME, please see bottom of thread to purchase that option. We’re happy to help all Baltimore Ravens fans get to the big game in Foxborough.

ONE DAY UP-AND-BACK TO FOXBOROUGH TRIP INCLUDES:

Roundtrip Gunther Motorcoach transportation

One upper deck game ticket at Gillette Stadium (all groups will be kept together!)

Snack and sandwiches from Royal Farms for the ride to be washed down with a limited supply of beer, soda and water en route to Foxborough

Plenty of DVDs, purple films and trivia for the ride to and from Foxborough

Free copies of Purple Reign 1 and 2

TRIP COST: $350 per person

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IF YOU ALREADY HAVE TICKETS TO THE GAME AND JUST NEED A RIDE:

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TRIP COST: $175 per person

 

 

 

 

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Join us: WNST offering two ways to travel to New England for Ravens playoff

Posted on 03 January 2015 by WNST Trips

In what has become an almost-annual pilgrimage to visit our dreaded neighbors to the north, WNST once again presents an  opportunity to head to New England to watch the Ravens do playoff battle with the dreaded Patriots for a 4:30 p.m. game this Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.

REGRETTABLY, OUR BOSTON OVER NIGHT TRIP IS SOLD OUT!!!!!

Our WNST Jerry’s Collision Center Purple Playoff Roadtrips to Foxborough up-and-back trip directly to the game (no hotel stay) that will depart from White Marsh at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning and leave approximately 90 minutes after the final whistle in New England.

The trip is expected to return to White Marsh at 5 a.m. on Sunday morning.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN “BUS ONLY” TRANSPORTATION OPTION BECAUSE YOU ALREADY HAVE A TICKET TO THE GAME, please see bottom of thread to purchase that option. We’re happy to help all Baltimore Ravens fans get to the big game in Foxborough.

ONE DAY UP-AND-BACK TO FOXBOROUGH TRIP INCLUDES:

Roundtrip Gunther Motorcoach transportation

One upper deck game ticket at Gillette Stadium (all groups will be kept together!)

Snack and sandwiches from Royal Farms for the ride to be washed down with a limited supply of beer, soda and water en route to Foxborough

Plenty of DVDs, purple films and trivia for the ride to and from Foxborough

Free copies of Purple Reign 1 and 2

TRIP COST: $350 per person

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IF YOU ALREADY HAVE TICKETS TO THE GAME AND JUST NEED A RIDE:

Simply click on ADD TO CART below…

TRIP COST: $175 per person

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jerry’s Used Car Superstores Presents WNST Orange Baseball Bus to CitiField for Mets-Orioles (May 5, 2015)

Posted on 08 December 2014 by WNST Trips

Come see some Baltimore baseball in the “other” stadium in New York. We’re headed to Queens to see the Baltimore Orioles take on the New York Mets at CitiField in The Big Apple on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

Tickets: $99 per person

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Tomlin Aftermath Getting Carried Away

Posted on 02 December 2013 by Thyrl Nelson

 

I get that as a Ravens fan I’m supposed to hate all things Pittsburgh. I get that I’m supposed to see the black and yellow as something sinister, and that I am supposed to celebrate any hardship that should fall the Steelers way. That said, the talk of Steelers coach Mike Tomlin as a diabolical genius whose actions should merit a suspension or loss of draft picks is kind of lost on me.

 

Maybe it’s because the Ravens won the game, but I have a hard time feeling like what happened between Mike Tomlin and Jacoby Jones on Thursday night is anything more than a humorous aside and an interesting chapter in what was otherwise a classic renewal of the NFL’s best rivalry.

Yes Tomlin deserves to be punished…and certainly he will be. But this isn’t Spy-gate or Bounty-gate or any other gate for that matter. At worst – at absolute worst – it was an ill-conceived, spur of the moment reaction worthy of punishment. At best (and more likely in my opinion) it’s a strange, unusual, and rather fortunate happenstance for the Steelers, still worthy of punishment, in a game that they ultimately lost anyway.

Everyone is entitled to their own opinions on what they saw on Thursday, but if this was the diabolical scheme that many have made it out to be, Tomlin is as prescient and calculated as his team was out of sorts and bumbling on that play. It’s impossible for me to believe that Tomlin intentionally turned his back to the field for when (or if just in case) his team let Jones slip past their kick coverage, yet somehow funneled him precisely to the coach’s location. It’s impossible to fathom, in real time, that Tomlin spotted a spontaneous opportunity unfolding right behind him and cooked up a scheme, not to stop or run into Jones, but to slow him up just enough to be caught by the tackler in pursuit. It sure looks dubious in slow motion, but the play didn’t happen in slow motion, it happened in the blink of an eye.

Intent should have no bearing on punishment, and there will be punishment. But suspensions and losses of draft picks have been reserved for those teams and coaches that intentionally and premeditatedly tried to cheat the system. They have also been levied in cases where there was no precedent, or specific line of punishment prescribed beforehand. What happened on Thursday was neither of those things.

While there may be no better (or more effective) example of interference coming from the sideline in an NFL game, there have been similar incidents; and there are rules to govern these incidents. As Ravens fans we all learned these rules when Joe Flacco made the suggestion during the Super Bowl that if Ted Ginn were to break free on the game’s final kickoff that someone come off the sideline and make the tackle. In such situations, an official can award the touchdown if he feels it’s merited.

Whether or not Jones could have scored if not for Tomlin’s interference isn’t even clear in this situation, but should have been left up to the discretion of the officials. Of course in order to make such a decision, an official would have actually had to throw a flag, and on Thursday none did. That’s the bigger problem as far as the NFL is concerned, that an official was in position not only to make the call, but to have to make the call (Tomlin at one point was directly between Jones and the official) and he didn’t.

Unless the NFL somehow comes up with evidence that Tomlin masterminded the whole thing, either before the play or while the play was in progress, it’s impossible to say definitively what the coach was thinking, or whether or not Jones would have scored anyway. Many have claimed to “know” the answers to those questions, but they’re simply guessing, they can’t know for sure. So a fine is in order and forthcoming, and the greatest rivalry in the NFL has another strange and sordid chapter.

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WNST Super Trip to The Big Game in New Orleans NOW ON SALE HERE!

Posted on 20 January 2013 by WNST Trips

WNST.net presents what you’ve been waiting 12 long years for in the Charm City – a real Festivus trip to New Orleans for a Super celebration and party for all Baltimore Ravens fans.

If you’ve searched for hotels anywhere in or near The Big Easy, you know that rooms are impossible to find and flights are equally non-existent. As always, we’ve got you covered for this once-in-a-generation trip to The Big Game with our Gunther Motorcoach charter and we’ll make this whole experience easy, fun, comfortable and affordable.

Prices will fluctuate due to the volatility of the marketplace for Super Bowl tickets so please act decisively!

WNST.net  has driven and led more than 15,000 folks to Ravens away games and have logged more than 250,000 miles since 1996 and we always have as much fun as our guests. Families and children are always welcome on our trips and these are designed to be very easy. You board the bus and we take care of the rest! No driving, parking, hassles. We always say the bus is better than a limo because it has headroom, legroom and a bathroom!

PLEASE READ ALL ELEMENTS OF THIS LENGTHY POST BEFORE PURCHASING AT THE BOTTOM OR EMAILING US!!!

If you buy a full V.I.P. package from us, your game ticket will be REAL and you will be going to The Big Game in New Orleans. All of our current pricing is for upper deck endzone tickets. We will not be able to provide specific seat locations for your package until Thursday, Jan. 31st when our buses depart White Marsh Mall. You will be given your game ticket when you board the bus.

Please read all of this carefully and we hope you make the right choice in joining us for every minute of fun, football, family, friends and great memories as we travel south to the Gulf Coast to enjoy the magic of what the Baltimore Ravens mean to our community.

Our buses will leave at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 and we expect to stop for three meals during the day and arrive in the Gulf Coast area around midnight. (And, yes, a lot of movies will be viewed!)

We have secured several hotels near the Gulfport Airport in Mississippi, which is about an hour from The French Quarter. It’s all highway and will make it easy to shuttle Baltimore fans in and out of the city twice per day on Friday and Saturday and one trip on Sunday for the game.

In addition, the Gulf Coast has great casinos and free transportation from all of our hotels if you’re not up for going into New Orleans on Friday and/or Saturday.

Here is our shuttle schedule from Gulf Coast hotels for the weekend in New Orleans. We will depart from Best Western Gulfport Airport. Please be prompt. The buses will not wait or headcount:

 

Friday, Feb. 1st

11 a.m. departure to NOLA w/Noon drop

5 p.m. to NOLA w/6 p.m. return to Gulfport/Bay St. Louis

Midnight return to your Gulf Coast hotel

 

Saturday, Feb. 2nd
11 a.m. departure to NOLA w/Noon drop at Toulouse at The River

5 p.m. to NOLA w/6 p.m. return to Gulfport/Bay St. Louis

10 p.m. return to your Gulf Coast hotel (early bus)

1 a.m. return to your Gulf Coast hotel (final run of night)

 

Sunday, Feb. 3rd
10 a.m. w/11 a.m. drop in New Orleans at Toulouse at The River

1 a.m. return to your Gulf Coast hotel from New Orleans

 

Monday, Feb. 4th
8 a.m. departure from Gulf Coast to Baltimore returning after midnight

WNST.net will not guarantee tickets in any groups other than pairs. If you order odd numbers of any kind you are subject to being split up at the game as most of the 90,000 seats in the Superdome are issued in sets of two. If you are adamant about special seating – odd groups, large groups or lower bowl premium seating – please inquire. Pricing and availability varies literally hour-to-hour but we’ll try to assist you to make your experience as desired.

All of our seats are guaranteed tickets in the upper deck end zone areas.

Our two hotel locations and multiple offerings are close enough to New Orleans to make this trip comfortable. Bay St. Louis is 53 miles from the French Quarter. Our Gulfport airport hotels are 72 miles from the French Quarter. It’s about an hour drive and you can enjoy refreshments on the ride into The Big Easy.

We are offering rental car assistance via Enterprise Rental Car so if you desire your own transportation upon arrival in the Gulf Coast area, the office is very close they can assist you. Keep in mind that traffic, parking and getting in and out of New Orleans will be extremely challenging on Saturday and Sunday so we highly recommend using our shuttle and being prompt.

Here’s what’s included in WNST.net VIP Big Game/Big Easy Package:

•    Full roundtrip transportation via Gunther Motorcoach from White Marsh to your Gulf Coast hotel of choice on Thursday, Jan. 31st
•    All transfers on our daily shuttles to/from New Orleans on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. (Twice-daily ride of about an hour)
•    One V.I.P. WNST Party admission for our TBA grand event in New Orleans
•    End zone game tickets (only guaranteed in pairs!)
•    Hotel of your choice plus all usual included perks these establishments offer – internet, free breakfast, local shuttles, etc.
•    Ice cold beer, soft drinks & water en route to The Gulf Coast

You can also purchase our travel package WITHOUT a game ticket as well and you will receive all of the above minus the Big Game ticket.

We are working on other combo packages such as “hotel only” and “ticket and hotel only” for those who have other transportation or travel arrangements. We’ll have these together soon. If you have a specific interest in these two packages, please email: nasty@wnst.net with detailed information and we’ll return your emails as soon as humanly possible.

WNST will NOT be selling “tickets only” for The Big Game.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL!!! We cannot offer refunds of any kind for any reason!!! You may resell your trip but we cannot offer name changes after Tuesday, Jan. 29th.

Once you buy a package you have locked your price. Prices are subject to change at any time due to the volatility of the ticket and hotel marketplace.

Due to hotels being overwhelmed, we ask that you request your hotel rooming situation on the checkout form. Given the volume & limited availability for rooms, we cannot guarantee this request at all locations but will do our best along with our hotel partners to honor your needs for your traveling party.

As you can see there are a variety of packages for different budgets and locations. Please choose carefully.

We’d love to have you on this legendary trip to The Big Easy for The Big Game as the purple moves to the New Orleans to win another championship.

ONE VERY IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING PAYMENT OPTIONS FOR THIS TRIP:

We use PayPal at WNST.net and due to fraud issues and government regulations, we cannot accept payments larger than $10,000 via PayPal with credit cards. So, if you are purchasing triples or quads please purchase individually to equal the total amount so that your payment is received in full in two transactions.

OR, you can bring a check to WNST at 1550 Hart Road, Towson, MD 21286 anytime after 9am on Monday, Jan. 21. We will have full forms at our office to accept check payments. We realize this is a big transaction and we want to make payment easy but with online frauds and huge transactions this isn’t as easy as we had hoped. The earlier your check clears the sooner you are officially on the trip.

But we still have space for you and if you act on Monday morning we can promise that you won’t get locked out of our trip.

If you have any questions, email: nasty@wnst.net. We expect to be slammed with emails so act quickly and avoid SOLD OUT status on these properties and trips…

 

ALL PRICING IS PER PERSON!!!!!!

 

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Join WNST on our big Terps roadie bus to Brooklyn for Maryland vs. Kentucky (Nov. 9)

Posted on 02 August 2012 by WNST Trips

WNST is proud to continue to take Baltimore sports fans on the road as we travel to Brooklyn, N.Y. to see the brand new Barclays Center as the Maryland Terrapins take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Nov. 9th.

Our WNST “Hell In A Shell” Roadtrip on Friday, November 9, 2012 will leave White Marsh Mall area at 2 p.m. for the 8:30 p.m. start.  We’ll arrive in Brooklyn well before gametime on Nov. 9 and will follow up with an email when we have an official confirmation on the tip-off time. Bus will leave 45 minutes after final buzzer and we’ll be back in Baltimore about five hours after the conclusion of the game.

We expect this bus to sell out quickly and tickets are LIMITED!!!

Come all Terps fans!!!! This is our first bus of this kind in several years!!!!

Price Includes:

Roundtrip transportation on Gunther Motorcoach

One upper deck game ticket

Breakfast snacks & donuts

Limited amount of beer, soda for the ride

We’ll also have some fun videos and giveaways for the trip.

COST: $115.70 per person

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