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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






 Ikea & Shopping Centre

- Valencia -

-24th February 2016 -

You will have an opportunity of going to one of Valencia's many shopping centres and spending time in IKEA. 

Cost €10 per person...

To book a place on this trip come along to the Travel Desk at the next U3A meeting or email carol.mantle@hotmail.com

Maserof 1

Maserof Bodega

-Day Trip –

Wednesday 16 March 2016

A visit to the Museum and a Six Course Lunch in the Restaurant with Unlimited Organic Red Wine


Cost 40€ per person

     To include all tips and  a cup of coffee at the Restaurant.

To book go to the Travel Desk at the U3A meeting or email Pam Powell pamikepowell@yahoo.co.uk

Puppet Theatre



27th April 2016

Cost 30€ per person including entrance to the puppet museum in Albaida, guided tour around Bocairent and three course lunch.

We have organised this trip before and it is always very popular and well appreciated so put your names down quickly.  

For more information go to the the Travel Desk at the nest U3A meeting or the Travel Web page or email Anne at cattleanne@gmail.com



Christmas Market

Christmas Shopping in


29th November to 2nd December 2016




- 4 days and 3 nights -


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.


Cost per person is €235

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.

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



Cambodia & Vietnam

February/March 2017

30 days, 29 nights

The trip will include sightseeing in the places listed below plus much more


1 night Madrid, 2 nights Bangkok, 4 nights Siem Reap and 1 night Banteay Chhmar (or 5 nights Siem Reap), 1 night Phnom Penh, 1 night Chau Doc, 1 night Can Tho, 2 nights Ho Chi Minh City, 2 nights Dalat, 2 nights Hoi An, 2 nights Hue, 2 nights Mai Chau, 1 night Ninh Binh, 2 nights Halong Bay cruise, 3 nights Hanoi


The cost of the trip will be approximately €2800

The single room supplement will be approximately €1000.

For more information go to the Travel Web page or email Norman at normanpeterken@hotmail.com


Croatia Cruise plus Overland Excursion

10th to 30th September 2017

21 days, 20 nights


Barcelona 1 night, Opatija 3 nights, Plitvice 2 nights, Croatia cruise 14 nights


MV President is a 47 metre ship with 12 cabins on deck and 8 cabins with porthole below deck.  All cabins are air-conditioned and are en suite with a shower.  The ship has an air-conditioned lounge and a sun deck.

Accommodation is half board with breakfast and lunch included.

The boat is usually moored at a harbour overnight and, cruises to the next location during the morning with tourist visits taking place during the afternoon.

At the conclusion of our cruise, we transfer to Split Airport for our flight to Barcelona and our final bus transfer back to Moraira.

The cost of the trip in a cabin on deck will be approximately €2,650.

The cost of the trip in a cabin below deck will be approximately €2,400

The single room supplement will be approximately €1,050.  Assistance can be provided in arranging a room share.

To secure a place on this trip, please pay a deposit of €400, plus membership if needed, at the Travel Desk at the next general meeting

For more information go to the Travel Web page or email Norman at normanpeterken@hotmail.com

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 Carole 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

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 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, Brian Clarke and Yvonne Osborne.