Thursday, May 15, 2008

Europe is back on Schedule!

Departure: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Return: Monday, June 22, 2009

  • Ms. Gurr and Ms. Tressler’s travel experience
    • Study abroad in England, Scotland, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Italy
    • Personal travel in England, Italy, France and Germany
  • Explorica: the company
    • Best accommodations
    • Best food (authentic & sufficient)
    • Best tour guides
      • We will have an experienced, European, multi-lingual guide with our group for the duration of our trip. In addition to our full-time guide, we will also be met by local guides at each city and site we visit.
    • Best transportation
    • Best use of time
    • Best all-inclusive quality for the price
  • Itinerary
    • Private tour—no other schools will be with us
    • No optional tours—all attractions are already in the price
  • Free Time
    • 2-3 hours of teacher supervised free time around lunchtime
    • Evenings are free for the group to decide activities after dinner
    • Tour guide will typically plan fun activities or suggest ideas for the evening
  • Lunch
    • This is the only meal not included in price (Free Time)
    • Stop into a cafĂ© for a sandwich or crepe. . .
  • Online Registration vs. Paper or Phone Registration
    • Fill out registration online
    • Make online payment arrangements
    • Email address for updates, reminders, etc.
    • Phone or paper registration (fax or mail in)
  • Insurance
    • Explorica offers options travel protection (post-depart interruption, travel delay, medical/emergency, baggage/personal effects)
    • Travel & cancellation protection (reimbursement of majority of cost/fees if Explorica is notified within 65 days before departure)
  • Initial Payment/Payment Methods
    • $95 dollar for membership fee (initial payment which locks your price)
    • Automated withdrawal from debit or credit card
    • Manual payments (based on payment option chosen)
  • Hotels and Food
    • Same-gender students in triples or quadruples
    • Double/Twin for 2 adults
  • Clothing and Luggage
    • 33 pounds per person
    • When in doubt leave it out!

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