Association of Oxford University Pensioners

Lake Garda

Eight-day Special Excursion to Lake Garda, Italy

Group trip to Lake Garda in conjunction with Travelsphere, a Page & Moy company. As well as being a very attractive location the holiday offers optional day excursions to the Dolomites, Verona, Venice, and boat trips on Lake Garda.

Date: Wednesday 5 October–Wednesday 12 October 2011
Open to: Social Members of AOUP only (with maximum of one guest per member)
Booking: Please book via the form sent out with Newsletter 42,
together with a deposit of £100 per person
Closing date for booking: 21 March 2011 at the latest

Should there be insufficient numbers, or the hotels have already become fully booked, the deposit will be returned

The balance of the cost will become due on 30 June 2011
Cost: The cost, excluding excursions, will be £510 per person for two people sharing a room and will include transport between Oxford and Gatwick airport, return schedule flights, transfers between the airport and hotel in Italy, seven nights’ half-board accommodation, and all airport taxes and security charges.

Single rooms are available at a supplement from £110

Excursion costs are Venice £65, Verona £35, Lake Garda £45, Dolomites £48, or all four for £150, all per person. There is also a wine tasting in a local cantina, at £32 per person. These excursions may either be purchased in advance or in Lake Garda.
Insurance: Travellers must have adequate travel insurance. This is available with Travelsphere (cost £60 under 70 years old, £70 over 70)
Hotel: Hotel Benacus
Passports: Passports should be valid for at least 6 months beyond 12 October 2011
Leader: Colin Snowdon
Please contact the leader if you are unable to take up your place on the excursion