Please See Route Changes Below
On Saturday October 20th the following stops will be closed until 11:30 am: Stop 3 (Archives), Stop 6 (Air and Space Museum), Stop 22 (American History Museum), Stop 23 (Natural History Museum), Stop 24 (Newseum). There will be delays around Stop 9 (Jefferson Memorial) and Stop 10 (FDR/MLK).
Due to required Conductor training, OTT DC will not begin tours, hotel pickups or shuttle service until 10:00am on November 6th, 7th or 8th. Sales Depots will open as scheduled. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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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

900,000 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

(900,000 pieces)

  • 3.75″ w x 2.75″ h – $7,500
  • 3.75″ w x 3.875″ h / Flap – $10,000
  • 3.75″ w x 4.25″ h – $13,000
  • 3.75″ w x 5.75″ h – $16,000
  • 3.75″ w x 8.75″ h / Full Panel – $22,000

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

12 Months

  • Commit to our new year-long preferred vendor package and receive new benefits, including a link back to your logo featured on our webpage for the entire year.
  • $1,000 / per vehicle per year (can be broken down into two payments)
  • 21″ w x 8″ h

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Billboards

6 Months

  • $1,000 / vehicle per month
  • 117″ w x 27″ h

12 Months

  • $800 / 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

Christina Sykes

Owner, Big Media Agency

Phone: 800-348-1309

Email: christina@bigmediaagency.com

Mailing Address

11140 Rockville Pike, Suite 400

Rockville, MD 20852

Make Checks Payable to:

Big Media Agency

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