Trip to Greece by wuzhenguang

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									 - Trip to Greece -
        2010
Thursday, March 11
        to
 Monday, March 22
Teachers:
Please email both of us together
• Janis Richardson
      richardsonj@staff.ednet.ns.ca

• Pascale Chambon-Dias
      pdias@staff.ednet.ns.ca

• Doug Fitzpatrick (admin)
Itinerary - Draft
• Direct from Halifax
• 12 days (March 11-22)
• Athens (Parthenon, Acropolis, Olympic site,
  …..)
• Tolo (Olympia guided visit)
• Delphi (ruins, Temple of Apollo, Mount
  Parnassus…)
• Cape Sounion
• Cruise
• Some free time (2hours)
                                                                          Athens
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http://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotos-g189400-Athens_Attica.html




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 Tolo
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                                                                                      Tolo_Peloponnese.html




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   Delphi
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http://atheism.about.com/od/greekmythologyreligion/ig/Sounion-Temple-
Poseidon-Greece/Sounion-Temple-Poseidon-View.htm
                                                                                                                                                                              Cape Sounion




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Price
• Total: $3200 (with taxes and airport fees)
• Deposit of 195$ + insurance cost. (not returned)
• Insurance = $15/day (approximately – for travel and
  health)
• Prices increase June 27th, but if five students enroll
  by June 26th, it will lock our tour fees for our entire
  group until the end of September
• students who sign up later will have to pay higher
  rates ($100-$200)
Price includes
• Round-trip airfare
• Sleeping/hotel accommodations
• Cruise
• Breakfast & Diner included (on their own for
  lunch)
• Full-time services of a professional Tour
  Director
• Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as
  per itinerary
• Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
Price does not include
• Passport and visa fees (non Canadian citizens must
  secure any necessary visas)
• Airlines fuel surcharges (all subject to change)
• Beverages at dinner
• Lunch, unless specified in the itinerary
• Optional excursions and/or extensions
• Explorica Travel Protection with Cancel for Any
  Reason Guarantee
• Local transportation to unscheduled activities
• Tips to Tour Director, bus drivers, and cruise staff
• Spending money
Insurance
• When you sign up, we require that you to
  take insurance with Explorica as it facilitates
  the situation should we need to use it in
  Greece.
• $15/day
• It is for both – pre and
  on tour (travel and
  health)
Explorica insurance covers
• A traveller's injury, sickness, or death of an immediate family
  member
• Theft of passport or visas
• Flight cancellations due to strike or bad weather
• Loss of luggage and personal effects
• Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption due to covered reasons
  such as covered sickness, injury or death
• Trip Cancellation or Trip Interruption due to Terrorist Acts, as
  defined

•   http://explorica.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/explorica.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=88
Fundraising
• No school organized fundraising for the trip
• You may organize your own fundraising
  activities – however it has to be okayed by
  the school (legal).
• When you contact us - We can also send you
  a letter for your activity should you need one.
 Things you need to do soon
• Get a passport, it will cost around $90 and
  takes about 4 months to process.

• Make sure you are up to date with your
  shots, although no more are necessary for
  this trip – talk to you doctor.

• Buy insurance (travel or health) as you book
  the trip. – we need proof of travel insurance.
     Things to do Sept-Dec.
• Forms and student picture.
• Make payments on the website.
• Check teachers’ websites for information.
Closer to the trip
• Read over guide lines to what is permitted on
  a plane.
• Break-in Walking shoes and pack
  comfortable clothes.
• You can only bring what you can carry in one
  trip (from bus to room).
• Medication
• Exchange money in euros.
To sign up

•   One bus = 40 students (with 6 chaperones)
•   Go to: www.explorica.ca
•   enter your TCID (chambon-dias-6837)

•   click on the red "SIGN ME UP" button



Note: $2,607 is only the tour fee
To sign up
1. Name, date of birth, contact information

2. Price breakdown
• **IMPORTANT** Explorica currently has a June
   promotion for anyone who signs up
   in June. During the signup process (step 2) you will
   be presented with the cost breakdown. PLEASE
   ENSURE THAT you USE THE VOUCHER CODE:
   “JUNE100” and you will receive $100 off if you sign
   up in June.
To sign up
3. Payment Method.

4. Final confirmation.

5. Print your confirmation
To sign up
•   Should you find that you are blocked. It
    may be that 40 students have already
    signed up.
•   Therefore, email the two teachers
    immediately to place student’s name on a
    waiting list.
•    pdias@staff.ednet.ns.ca
•   richardsonj@staff.ednet.ns.ca
Questions?????

								
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