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Provence 2011
 
May 17, 2010 - May 25, 2011

Itinerary
Cost
Terms and Conditions
Cancellations
Registration
 
 
Day 1 Tuesday, May 17 DEPARTURE

Depart from Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport to Paris, with British Airways,via London.

Day 2 Wednesday, May 18 MARSEILLES


Change of planes and airports in London. Assistance and transfer to go from Heathrow to Gatwick. Assistance in Marseille and transfer to Arles, a quaint Gallo-Roman town in Provence along the Rhone River. Check-in at Hotel Arles Plaza for seven nights.

Day 3 Thursday, May 19 ARLES


Morning walking tour with guide: the arena, the Antique Theatre,Van Gogh Space and Sainte Trophime followed by a visit to the 2,000-yearold Pont du Gard and a walking tour of Avignon, the Pope Palace, the Pont Benazet, and the old town. Returning to Arles stop for wine tasting to appreciate the local wines such as Cotes-du- Rhone and Chauteauneuf-du-Pape.

Day 4 Friday, May 20 ARLES

Full-day excursion to Nimes including the Arena, the Tour de Magne, the Maison Carree, to the Saintes Maries de la Mer and the Camargue region .

Day 5 Saturday, May 21 ARLES

Full-day at leisure. Saturday is market day in Arles - enjoy a typical local market. You will also have time to discover (on your own) the great museums of Arles including the Museum of Ancient Arles, the Folk Art Museum Arlaten, or the Reattu Museum with its Picasso collection.

Day 6 Sunday, May 22 ARLES (L)

Full-day excursion to Marseille. Morning city tour followed by lunch near the old harbor and an afternoon boat ride in the Calanques.

Day 7 Monday, May 23 ARLES


Full-day excursion to Aix en Provence including a city tour, Cezanne studio, and Cezanne Road towards the Montagne Sainte Victoire which inspired so many of Cezanne’s paintings.

Day 8 Monday, May 24 ARLES

Full-day excursion: Les Baux /Gordes/le Luberon and Les Ocres de Roussillon.

Day 9 Tuesday, May 25 RETURN

Transfer from Arles to Marseille Provence Airport for your British Airways return flight to Baltimore (BWI), via London with transfers between Gatwick and Heathrow.

Cost information for the Provence trip

Price for the trip - from $2,295. These prices are based on double occupancy.
Price is based on a minimum of twenty travelers. Should the group be smaller, we reserve the right to modify the itinerary and reduce some of the excursions to avoid charging supplements.


The Price Includes:

  • Round-trip flights from Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport to Marseille, via London with British Airways.
  • Air taxes and surcharges at $400, subject to adjustment at time of ticketing.
  • Assistance and transfers between Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.
  • Seven nights accommodation in double or triple room at three-star Hotel Arles Plaza.
  • Buffet breakfast daily plus one lunch in Marseille.
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • Supervision by Suzanne Flinchbaugh, instructor in French at Penn State York.

The Price Does Not Include:

  • Single room supplement +$645
  • Meals other than specified
  • Cost of personal items: phone, drinks, laundry, internet, etc.
  • HTH travel and health insurance required by Penn State
  • Passport and visa fees. Everyone needs a passport valid until November 25, 2011. If you are not an American citizen, a visa may be required. A Green Card is compulsory.


Friends, family of Penn State students, faculty, and employees are welcome on our trips.

Everyone needs a valid passport. If you are not an American citizen a visa may be required.

Terms and Conditions


Celestial Voyagers’ terms and conditions relate to contracts with airlines, hotels, and other suppliers. The regulations below must be strictly enforced as they are related to these contracts.

Deposit: $500 due upon reservation and preferably before February 12, 2011

Final payment no later than March 15, 2011

Airline seats may be available after these deadlines. However, after February 12, airfare may increase and penalties may apply.

Credit card payments:
We accept Visa and MasterCard. Since merchant fees are not included in the package price, should you wish to pay by credit card, a supplement of 3.5 percent applies.

Travel Insurance:
All travelers on Penn State programs are required to purchase travel insurance through HTH Worldwide. Students will be sent enrollment information two weeks
prior to departure. Non-students must purchase TravelGap or TripProtector from: http://www.hthtravelinsurance.com

If you will not be a student at the time of this trip or a Penn State employee, you must enroll in the following continuing education course before registering for this trip. Registration forms for this continuing education course, FR 5016 Schedule #521012, can be obtained in the office of Academic Affairs, Room 121, John J. Romano Administration Building or by contacting Jane Pflaum at 717-771-4051. This course will meet on March 24, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The fee to register for this course is $30. The deadline for registration is March 18, 2011. All participants must be 18 years of age at the time of the trip.

Cancellations


All cancellations must be received in writing. The following penalties apply:

  • $150 nonrefundable processing fee.
  • Penalty of 50 percent of the trip price for cancellations received between March 16 and April 12, 2011.
  • Penalty of 100 percent of the toal trip price received on or after April 12, 2011, or in case of no-show.
  • We strongly recommend that you avail yourself of travel insurance as protection against these penalties. Please check with HTH Travel Insurance for plans and premiums.


Registration


Mail this reservation form with your deposit and copy of your passport to:

CELESTIAL VOYAGERS
27-28 Thomson Avenue, SW11
Long Island City, NY 11101
516-829-1525
E-mail: Gineth@celestialvoyagers.com

Penn State York contact:
Suzanne Flinchbaugh
Phone: 717-757-4757
E-mail: sxf23@psu.edu

 

 

 

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