July 4-8, 2019

New Orleans, LA

Starting at $775 per person


The Essence Music Festival commonly referred to as “The Party with a Purpose” or simply Essence Fest, is a major music festival hosted by Essence Magazine every year. Join Star Class Travel for the largest annual African American event and gathering of musical talent in the world. The Festival offers free Empowerment Seminars during the Day at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and exciting music performances during the Night at the Superdome.



  • 4 Days/3 Nights at a New Orleans Hotel Downtown (Thursday – Sunday)
  • Balcony Party on Bourbon Street – Thursday
  • Sunday Brunch
  • Star Class Travel Swag Bag


  • Single Occupancy – $1400
  • Double Occupancy – $775



$200 Deposit per person due at the time of booking or no later than 9/20/18.

Remaining balance can be paid within 5 Monthly Payments. Due dates are : 09/20/2018, 11/20/2018, 01/20/2019 and 3/20/2019.

Final Payment due per person on or before 05/20/2019


  • All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Please register in your Full Legal Name as it appears on your government issued identification or Passport.
  • Rates are not guaranteed until your Deposit is made.
  • The deposit payment per guest(s) will hold your room at the quoted rate.
  • Room rates are based on the total occupancy.
  • An additional night can be added at the quote rate (Sunday Night).
  • If Double, Triple or Quad Occupancy is selected as your package, each guests must pay their registration payment within 24 hours of the first initial traveler deposit has been received. If not, the total package price will be adjusted to number of travelers who paid      their deposit.
  • You must adhere to the Monthly Payment Schedule.
  • It’s important that you stay within the monthly payment deadlines.  Monthly payments must be paid on time to secure your reservation from getting cancelled.
  • Not paying your invoice/monthly payments on time according to the schedule payment deadline may cause you to lose items within your package.
  • Star Class Travel does no send out monthly notifications or reminders before due dates. You are responsible for keeping up with your payments and making monthly payments on time.
  • All guest(s) on the reservation must be up-to-date with their payments.
  • Payments received after due dates will incur a $25 late fee per person per month.
  • Any late fees applied to your payment does not go towards or decrease your reservation balance.
  • If any payments are not paid on time or missed without Star Class Travel being notified, your reservation will be automatically cancelled 10 days after the scheduled due date.
  • Please notify Star Class Travel of a missed payment or cancellation in writing. If no contact is made within 10 days of a missed payment Star Class Travel will assume you have cancelled your reservation.
  • If cancellation occurs and the occupancy of the room falls below the initial occupancy, the remaining travelers are responsible for the adjust room rate. Payments must be paid to satisfy the new adjusted room rate.  Any new guest added to reservation will have to make all scheduled payments up-to-date.
  • The Hotel will require you to present a valid photo ID, credit or debit card at check-in. The card is required for any mandatory fee as well as any additional hotel incidental charges such as parking, phone calls or minibar charges which are not included in the room rate.
  • No name changes after 05/20/2019.
  • Room assignment is at the Hotel discretion and can change at any time.
  • Party Options and Brunch venue is selected by Star Class Travel.  The party option or brunch can change at the Vendor discretion at any time.
  • We not sell TICKETS ONLY to the Essence Music Festival or any other events during Essence.
  • Event is capacity-controlled and may sell out quickly.
  • Airfare is not included.
  • Meals are not included.
  • Travel Insurance is not included but we strongly recommend you protect your investment. Each guest is responsible for purchasing their own Travel Insurance.
  • Itinerary and Confirmation emails will go out 2 weeks before your arrival date.
  • Please Note: By registering and paying for this event you are agreeing to Star Class Travel Terms and Policies.

Star Class Travel is not affiliated with the Essence Music Festival, Essence Magazine or New Orleans. We are a travel agency that specializes in getting you to New Orleans to experience the Essence Music Festival.