Due to two events the weekend of September 23-24, there may be delays and re routes.

On Saturday, September 23, the  2017 Tour de Cure will start and end at the Washington Monument.  The race will contain a 10 mile, 33 mile, and 50 mile bike ride as well as a 5K walk.  All bike races will start by 7:30am and end by 1:30pm with the 5K walk around the National Mall starting at 9:30am.

On Sunday, September 24 the March for Civility will take place.  The march  is a 1.75 mile walk and rally starting and ending at the Lincoln Memorial running along Constitution Ave., NW to 17th Street, NW and back down Independence Ave., SW.

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Washington DC Advertising & Media Guide

AMERICA'S LARGEST SIGHTSEEING COMPANY

Free map advertising

Interior signs

Billboards

Vehicle wraps

COMPLETE MEDIA GUIDE

Download a Washington DC Advertising & Media Guide

Free Map Advertising

Contract Duration

750,000 pieces.

Distribution

  • Personally handed out to all guests aboard the Old Town Trolley or DC Ducks.
  • Only FREE MAP at the Washington Welcome Center.
  • Distributed through CTM in over 300 locations in the greater Washington DC area including Maryland, Virginia and 28 embassies.

Bonus

  • Four complimentary Historic Tours of America tour tickets.
  • Web listing on www.trolleytours.com, on things to see on our tour route.
  • Multiple ad sizes to choose from.
  • Locator dot on the map.

Map Rates and Options

(750,000 pieces)

  • Metro Side (Standard) – $6,000
  • Metro Side (Outside Flap) – $8,000
  • Map Side (Standard) – $7,000
  • Map Side (Inside Flap) – $8,500
  • Back Cover & First Flip – $7,500

All art production is at client’s expense. Please inquire about in-house cost. Discounts are available in conjunction with other Historic Tours of America advertisement opportunities. 

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Interior Signs

6 Months

  • $50 / vehicle per month
  • 21″ w x 8″ h

12 Months

  • $35 / vehicle per month
  • 21″ w x 8″ h

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Billboards

6 Months

  • $600 / vehicle per month
  • 117″ w x 27″ h

12 Months

  • $500 / vehicle per month
  • 117″ w x 27″ h

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Vehicle Back Wraps

THINK BIG and make an impact with Old Town Trolley Tours moving messages. The Old Town Trolleys travel the entire metro area including high visibility areas like the National Mall, Arlington, National Cathedral, and Georgetown where they are seen by tourists and locals. Cut through the clutter in advertising and stand out among the best. Old Town Trolley Tours is everywhere you want your message to be!

Standard Trolley

  • 6 months – $1,200 / vehicle per month
  • 12 months – $1,000 / vehicle per month

Stadium Trolley

  • 6 months – $1,500 / vehicle per month
  • 12 months – $1,300 / vehicle per month

3/4 Standard Trolley Wrap

  • $10,000 / vehicle per month
  • Plus standard charter rates

All art production is at client’s expense. Including manufacture, installation and removal carry an additional charge. Six month contracts are January to June and July to December. A deposit is required to hold space. All terms will be outlined in the contract.

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Specs

Free Map Advertisement

  • Single space – 3.75″ w x 2.75″ h
  • Single flap ad – 3.75″ w x 3.875″ h

Art Specifications

  • Interior sign – 21″ w x 8″ h
  • Side billboards – 117″ w x 27″ h

Trolley Back Wraps

Please call for details

Ad Submissions

  • Preferred format for camera-ready ad submission is a PDF/X-1a.
  • InStudio, Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator files also accepted.
  • Files must be CMYK  and have a resolution of 300 dpi or higher.
  • All fonts must be embedded.

Although we do our best to ensure color accuracy, Historic Tours of America is not responsible for incorrect output of color or the color-correcting of ads if a color-match proof is not provided.

Billboard Artwork

  • Preferred format for camera-ready ad submission is a PDF/X-1a.
  • Files must be CMYK  and have a resolution of 300 dpi or higher.
  • All fonts must be embedded.
  • PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1″ bordered frame that surrounds your artwork and keeps your sign in place on the trolley. Please make sure that you have at least a 2″ margin on all artwork submitted.

Although we do our best to ensure color accuracy, Historic Tours of America is not responsible for incorrect output of color or the color-correcting of ads if a color-match proof is not provided.

Creative Services

Historic Tours of America’s out-of-house advertising agency, BlackDog Advertising,  will provide professional and creative ad design assistance, layout, typesetting, and preparation of electronic files to display advertisers. Photo images must be at least 300dpi. They accept the following formats: tif and jpg. Images from the web or embedded in a Word document will not be accepted. Production fees vary and will be directly paid to them.

File Transfer

  • Email: Ads can be submitted via email to the following: erika@blackdogadvertising.com. Please keep in mind that our email system can only accept files that are less than 10MB.
  • DropBox: For files that are larger than 10MB, you can send them via dropbox.com. Her account reflects her email above.

All artwork must be approved by Historic Tours of America. 

Contact Us

Michaela Blanchard

Advertising Sales Coordinator

Phone: 202-569-2088

Email: michaela.blanchard@trolleytours.com

Mailing Address

2640 Reed Street NE, Washington, DC 20018

Make Checks Payable to:

Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC

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