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Welcome to the Travel Group Newsletter setting out the Trips on offer.    Full details of all the Trips mentioned here can be seen on our Webpage at   www.u3amoraira-teulada.org/travel

PLEASE NOTE THAT MONIES PAID FOR TRIPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE UNLESS WE CAN RE-SELL THE CANCELLED PLACES OR THE TRAVEL GROUP CANCELS THE TRIP WHEN ALL MONIES WILL BE REFUNDED.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT PAYMENT FOR TRIPS CAN ONLY BE MADE BY CASH OR CHEQUE. 

PAYPAL, CARD PAYMENTS OR BANK TRANSFER ONLY INCREASE THE WORK LOAD OF THE TRAVEL GROUP.  CHEQUE OR CASH HAS BEEN THE METHOD OF PAYMENT SINCE THE TRAVEL GROUP STARTED SOME EIGHT YEARS AGO AND HAS PROVED VERY SUCCESSFUL

 

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DAY TRIPS

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Valencia 5

 VALENCIA SHOPPING TRIP

  Wednesday16th November 2016

 2 PLACES AVAILABLE

cost per person €10

 

For more information go to the Travel Web page or email Carol at carol.mantle@hotmail.com

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170111 Ikea & Murcia

- IKEA Shopping Trip -

Wednesday 11th January 2017

 

IKEA and the Centro Comercial Nueva Condomina at Murcia

also there is the possibility of taking the tram into Murcia

Cost €10 per person...

 

For more information go to the Travel Web page or email Carol at carol.mantle@hotmail.com

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OVERNIGHT TRIPS

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WHEN BOOKING OVERNIGHT TRIPS WITH MORAIRA U3A YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR YOUR PASSPORT DETAILS AT LEAST THREE MONTHS  PRIOR TO DEPARTURE OF THE TRIP

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Christmas Market

161129 Christmas Shopping 3 days

Christmas Shopping in

Barcelona

29th November to 2nd December 2016

- 4 days and 3 nights -

Due to a cancellation there are 2 places available on this trip.

After the Trip in November 2015 we were asked to repeat a Christmas Shopping Trip.   We are planning to be in Barcelona when they turn on the Christmas Lights celebrating the festive season. You will have the option of sightseeing and shopping in the numerous large stores and in the Christmas Markets in the City.

On this trip we will be staying in a four star hotel in the Centre of Barcelona approximately five to ten minutes walk from the northern end of the famous and vibrant Ramblas.  Our accommodation will be on a bed and breakfast basis.  For lunch and evening meals you will find a very good selection of restaurants very close to the hotel.

Cost per person is €240

and will include Bed & Breakfast at a four star hotel, situated

within 5 to 10 minutes off Las Ramblas.

Price also includes and evening meal in the centre of Barcelona on the last night of our stay

Single supplement will be €75

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170411 Cartagena

Cartagena

- 3 days 2 nights Trip -

- 11th to 13th April -

 

This is a repeat of the trips the Travel Group organised in 2012 and 2014 to see the amazing Semana Santa Parades.  They take place every night over the Easter week and are spectacular.  The price, including half board.   These trips have always proved popular and early booking is recommended.  We will be taking deposits of €60 per person at the next Meeting.

COST PER PERSON 130€

with 20€ single supplement

 

 For more information go to the Travel Web page or email Anne at cattleanne@gmail.com

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170500 Jerez Trip May 2017 Date to be advised

Jerez horse show, Cadiz, Ronda, Seville & Granada

13th to the 18th May 2017

- 6 days 5 nights

 

On numerous occasions we have requests to visit equestrian events so it is hoped that this trip will satisfy that request but also give other members an opportunity of visiting other cultural attractions in Spain

 We will be based in Jerez for four nights and on our return to Moraira we will spend one night in a hotel in Granada giving an opportunity of visiting that famous city. Whilst in Jerez we will have excursions to Cadiz, Seville, Ronda and the possibility of visiting a natural Wetland area. The highlight of this trip will be the Horse Fair in Jerez.  In the fairground itself there is a fantastic light display that is seen nowhere else in Spain.  There will be  Excursions to Cadiz and Ronda.   A visit to Seville 

The cost per person will be €595

Single room supplement: €150.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE TO THE TRAVEL GROUP WEBPAGE.

To secure a place please pay a deposit of 60 euros per person at the Travel Desk at the next general meeting.

If you are unable to get to a General Meeting please contact Carol Mantle  carol.mantle@hotmail.com

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PARIS and IMPRESSIONISM

21st to 28th MAY 2018

8 days, 7 nights

3 nights in Paris, 4 nights in Maisons-Laffitte

 

 

This Trip offers the art enthusiasts and those of you who admire France and its architecture an amazing opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of the French capital.   There will be a fabulous chance to visit some of the famous Chateaus, museums and art galleries in and around Paris.  Amongst other places we will be visiting the Palace of Versailles, Giverny with the charming house and spectacular gardens that inspired the famous French painter Claude Monet and the famous Chateau at Fontainebleu

In Paris we will be staying in hotel Citadines Montmartre for a 3 night stay on a room only basis but the apartments are equipped with a kitchen area.  When we leave Paris we will be staying in Maisons-Laffitte at the Cerise Maisons-Laffitte for a 4 night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

We have allowed free time for you to explore Paris independently. Lounge around the Canal Saint Martin, climb the Eiffel Tower, walk around Notre Dame cathedral, walk around the Arc de Triomphe, visit the Marais quarter, walk around the Luxembourg Gardens, climb up to the Sacré Coeur or walk along the Champs-Élysées and many more of the delights Paris has to offer.

All flights, hotel accommodation, transfers, all of the entrances to the art galleries and museums mentioned in the Trip description and a full days pass on the batobus service on the River Seine are included in the costs of the Trip. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE TO THE TRAVEL GROUP WEBPAGE.

 

The cost of the trip will be approximately 900 euros

 

The single room supplement will be approximately 350 euros 

 

Prices are approximate because the prices quoted have been 2016 prices.

 

We have allowed for a 6% increase in prices.

 

The prices of the flights to and from Paris are an estimate.

The exact price cannot be determined until the flights are booked in June/July 2017.

Flights will be booked in June 2017.

After this date, it is likely that the only places that will become available on the trip will be due to cancellations.

 

To secure a place on this trip, please pay a deposit of €250 at the Travel Desk at the next general meeting.

 If you are unable to get to a General Meeting please contact Carol Mantle.

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Travel Group Coordinator

If you would like to go on a particular trip but feel you might be unable to take part, e.g. because of walking difficulties, please make contact with a Travel Group member and we will do our best to accommodate you.

The Travel Newsletters are compiled by Carol Mantle, Travel Group Coordinator, and distributed by Pat Clarke, Membership Secretary. If you do not wish to receive these Newsletters, please contact Pat. Membership Secretary

 You are receiving this Travel Newsletter because you are a fully paid up member of our U3A and have provided us with your email address. If you know someone who is a member but does not have a computer, please pass the information to them.

 For further information on any of the above trips, please contact the appropriate member of the Travel Group.

Travel Group members are Carol Mantle, Norman Peterken, Anne Cattle, Pamela Powell, Linda West and Yvonne Osborne.

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