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					                     Itenary: Amsterdam Invasion 24th – 27th February

Useful Contacts:

             Name                              Position                           Tel. No
          Nick Steiert                   Group Leader Coach 2                +447875215185
         James North                     Group Leader Coach 1                +447854574499
        Hostel Slotania                       Reception                      +31 20 613 4568

Journey Itenary:
Pick Up Location (24rd February):
Coach 1:
Liverpool: 19.00 PM: M62 Bus stop opposite the Rocket Hotel
Bedfordshire: 22.00PM: Bedford campus (Polhill Avenue, Bedford, MK41 9EA)

Coach 2:
Birmingham: 21.00PM: Outside Gosta Pub (60 Aston Street, Birmingham B4 7EG)
Bedfordshire: 22.00PM: Bedford campus (Polhill Avenue, Bedford, MK41 9EA)Heathrow: 0.00AM:
Heathrow Marriott Hotel, Bath Rd Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5A

Schedule:

          Date                  Time              Direction                       Schedule
       th
     24 February              As above            Outbound         Pick up at respective destinations
     25th February             03.00              Outbound         Arrive in Dover – P and O Check In
     25th February             04.15              Outbound            Dover to Calais Ferry Crossing
     25th February             06.45              Outbound                    Arrive in Calais
     25th February             12.00              Outbound              Arrive in Amsterdam, Hotel
                                                                   Slotania Slotermeerlaan 133, 1063
                                                                       JN Amsterdam, Netherlands

     27th February              9.30               Return            Pick Up Point: Hotel Slotania
                                                                           Slotermeerlaan 133
     27th February              10.00              Return                 Depart Pick Up Point
     27th February              15.00              Return          Arrive in Calais – P and O Check In
     27th February              16.00              Return            Calais to Dover Ferry Crossing
     27th February              16.30              Return                    Arrive in Dover
     27th February              19.00              Return               Arrive back in Heathrow
     27th February              21.00              Return             Arrive back in Bedfordshire
     27th February              22.00              Return              Arrive back in Birmingham
     27th February              0.00               Return               Arrive back in Liverpool
Essential Items to bring:
# Passport!! (We will not be responsible or give refunds for anyone who forgets their passport)
# Travel adapter
# Drivers License (to allow you to get into the club without having to take your passport out. It is
doubtful whether student ID will be accepted).

It is your responsibility to ensure that you get back to the hostel in the evenings and are present at
the given coach pick up points at the stated times. Invasion Events will not be held responsible for
anyone missing the coach.

It is strongly recommended that you travel with adequate travel insurance. Please see our website
www.invasiontravel.com/insurance for more information about how to take out a policy, which we
can assist you with.


Accommodation:
Hostel Slotania Slotermeerlaan 133, 1063 JN Amsterdam, Netherlands Tel: +31 20 613 4568

Accommodation Rules:
The hostel is very relaxed and is a hub for fun. However, please keep the noise to a minimum after
10pm. When you come and go from the hostel you will need to show your room key or ID to gain
entry.

General:
The hostel includes free breakfast from 7 until 10 am. Free wifi is also available for you Facebook
addicts.

Public transport to the city centre: *stop: Plein 40-45
Tram 14: Dam, Sexmuseum, Rembrandtsplein, Pathe, Anne Frank House, Gassasn Diamonds,
Waterlooplein, Zoo, Red light district, madame Tussauds, Westermarkt, Historishm,
flowermarketsingel
Tram 7: Leidseplein, Hardrockcafe, Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Overtoom vondelpark,
Heineken Experience (stop name ‘spiegelgracht’), Casino

Banks available by the hotel: POSTBANK: on the right side, ABNAMRO AM on the left side.

After 24:00 hours, you can take the night bus 352 from central station to the hostel. Departure every
30 minutes.

Airport: take bus 19 to Sloterdijk, from there you can take the train to Schiphol

It is very strongly advised that you purchase a 48 hour public transport chipcard which costs €11,50
per person when you arrive at the hotel. These can be purchased from a convenience store by the
Hotel (will be pointed out on arrival) and will provide you with access to all public transport into the city
centre over the weekend.
Discounts:
We have spoken with the Amsterdam Tours & Tickets tourist information office and managed to secure a
variety of special ‘Invasion rate discounts’ detailed below. The vouchers can be found on the next page :

Ice Bar:
Normal entrance € 19,00
Invasion Discounted Entrance € 12,00 per person.




The coolest attraction of Amsterdam contains 2 bars! First of all the lounge, where you can relax and sit down for a cocktail,
other drinks or something to eat while enjoying the good music. In the back of lounge you will find the impressive entrance to
the Icebar. Here you will receive your warm clothes in order to stay warm at -10 degrees Ceclius!
Inside you will be suprised by a staggering 35 tons of natural ice, turned into a real bar. Furtiture, walls, art; everything is made
out of ice! Unique in the world of Icebars in 2009 the first 4D Ice Xperience was launched.

Your ticket includes 2 free drinks.


Madame Tussauds
Off peak (before 12.00 or after 15.00 hrs) normal price € 21,00
Invasion Discounted entrance € 16,00 per person.

Besides beautiful canals, historical houses and great museums, Amsterdam has another top attraction. Madame Tussauds
Amsterdam is one of the most exciting experiences of the city. This famous wax museum has a lot to offer. Meet popular artists
like Justin Timberlake, Madonna and Robbie Williams. Touch, take pictures and stand side by side with world leaders like
Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela, do a photo shoot with Brat Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Experience what the famous do. Sing,
dance and dress up with them in Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.




Amsterdam Dungeon and Madame Tussauds Combo:
Normal price € 42,00
Invasion Discounted entrance € 28,50
Experience the horrific historical facts that have taken place in Amsterdam. Real actors, shows and special effects. You find
yourself condemned to eternal damnation in hell. Darkness surrounds you as the Grim Reaper send you on your final journey
into the depths of despair. Feel the fear as you come face to face with the terrifying brutality of the spanish inquisition in a dark
torture chamber. Step into the world of the paranormal as you enter the cursed home of a convicted witch.




World of Ajax FC Tour:
Normal price € 12,00
Invasion Discounted entrance € 10,50.

Always fancied a ‘backstage’ view of the Amsterdam ArenA and Ajax? Make your dream come true and enjoy a guided tour
through the Amsterdam ArenA. One of the largest multi-functional stadiums in Europe is certainly worth an extensive visit. The
Amsterdam ArenA offers several walk-in tours on a daily base, no reservation needed.
The World of Ajax walk-in tour gives you a look inside the amazing Amsterdam ArenA. Touch the grass at the dug-out, visit the
business-seats, experience a media-moment in the press room and take a peek in the control room... During this 1-hour tour,
our enthusiastic guide will tell you all ins & outs about the stadium and the football legend Ajax. The tour ends at the Ajax
Museum, where you can admire the history of this famous Football Club.
Evening Itenary:
During the day, you have free time to explore the wondrous city of Amsterdam. However, we will be
organising evening activities and whilst attendance is not compulsory, hope that you will get
involved and help make the weekend even more fun for everyone. The plan is (these are the local
times in Amsterdam so remember to add 1 hour to UK time):


Friday:
21:30: Meet at Hotel Slotania reception
22.00: Arrive at Bar Candela for some discounted pre-drinks (and a few freebies)
00.00: Go to club Prime.




Saturday: The Amsterdam Invasion Red Light District Bar Crawl:
21.00: Meet at Hotel Reception. Everyone wearing Invasion t-shirt and
we’ll start heading to the Red Light District and begin the Bar Crawl featuring
5 different bars and a finishing club in the Red Light area of Amsterdam.




The Bar crawl cost is 20 Euro’s and includes the following:
- Invasion Bar Crawl t-shirt
- Free entrance into all the bars and final club (which is open until 4 am)
- One free shot of Tequila, Sambuca, Jagermeister or Vodka at every bar
- Discounts on different drinks
- Fun drinking games
- Couple of free welcome Vodka shots at the first bar

Everyone always comments how incredible our Red Light Bar Crawl is and always one of the
highlights of the trip. Even better is how the whole package will save you about 30 Euros!!

A wristband for the Invasion bar crawl will be available for purchase from an Invasion Rep on the
coach on the way to Amsterdam.
Reunion:

				
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