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Trip planned by Community Acting Now in partnership with Global Linkages, Inc. for 2011.

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Southafrica2011 Slides Final

  1. 1. SOUTH AFRICA 2011 March 23rd – April 3rd (Johannesburg & Capetown) COMMUNITY ACTING NOW (CAN) & GLOBAL LINKAGES, INC.
  2. 2. OVERVIEW OF TRIP  Communications  Cape Town Jazz Festival  Itinerary  Optional Trips  Accommodations, Food, Tours  Summary of Meals Included  Flights  Costs, Payment Schedule, Refunds  Questions  Reservation Form 2
  3. 3. Communication  Face to face Kick Off  Tuesday, Oct. 27th at 7:30pm, Roselle Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Ave., Roselle, NJ.  Other sessions may be scheduled during year  Conference Calls: dial in: (712) 775-7000, code: 846831#  Wednesday, Nov. 4th at 9pm (Eastern)  Wednesday, Dec. 9th at 10pm (Eastern)  Other calls may be scheduled during year  Invite others who are interested in trip 3
  4. 4. Trip includes: Cape Town Jazz Festival www.capetownjazzfest.com 4
  5. 5. ITINERARY Day 1 Wednesday Departure via South Africa Airways –JFK-(NYC) or (Dulles International)-Washington, DC Day 2 Thursday Arrival: Oliver Tambo International Airport Johannesburg, South Africa Check-In: Michelangelo Hotel Welcome Dinner: Global Linkages. Inc. Moya’s at Zoo Park Rest & Relaxation Day 3 Friday Lesedi Cultural Village www.lesedi.com Stop Visit to Oprah Winfrey Academy Eve: Dinner on the Town in Joburg * Day 4 Saturday Apartheid Museum /SowetoTeboho Trust Market Theatre- Evening/Optional Joburg’s Jazz Clubs- Evening/Optional Day 5 Sunday Optional Activities Day Mangwanani African Day Spa www.mangwanani.co.za  Pilanesburg Game Reserve/Sun City  Church Service/Rosebank Market  Golf  Rest & Relaxation  Evening: Monte casino or *Relaxation at Hotel 5
  6. 6. ITINERARY Day 6 Monday Hotel Check-Out & Departure for Cape Town (2 hour Flight) Flight #327 11:00 am City Tour and Hotel Check-in The Commodore, V&A Waterfront  Evening: Exploration of V&A Waterfront *  Optional: Sundown at the Green Dolphin Restaurant Day 7 Tuesday Choice of Morning Activities:  Langa Township Visit  Freedom Walking Tour  Greenmarket Square, St. Georges Mall & Long  Street Shopping  Tour of District 6 Museum Lunch: Open Afternoon Visit: Local Craft Vendors Community Chest of the Western Cape Table Mountain at Sundown (Evening Picnic)-Optional Day 8 Wednesday Choice of Wine Country or Cape of Good Hope Tours Evening on the town – Cape Town* or Winelands Dinner Day 9 Thursday Robben Island (Prison where Nelson Mandela was held) V&A Waterfront Activities Farewell to South Africa Dinner: Marco’s African Café 6
  7. 7. ITINERARY Day 10 Friday Cape Town Jazz Festival begins. Optional Trip to Cape of Good Hoep or Winelands ( This would be before the jazz festival and additional cost) Day 11 Saturday Free Day for Relaxation or Optional Activities Evening- Cape Town Jazz Festival Day 12 Sunday Departure Day Hotel Check-Out Depart: Cape Town: Arrive: Johannesburg Depart: Johannesburg for US or Optional Excursions Day 13 Monday Arrive JFK or IAD * Dinner on own 7
  8. 8. Optional Trips  These options may be available for individuals who want to spend additional time in Africa. Tours will be available through individual arrangements with the tour operator for an additional cost.  Safari – South Africa/Botswana  Victoria Falls- Zimbabwe  Krueger Park  Durban will be offered for those returning to RSA and would like to see this city on the Indian Ocean. 8
  9. 9. Accomodations, Food, Tours  Hotels:  Johannesburg - 5 Star  Cape Town - 4 Star  Single/double  Meals:  Full breakfast daily included in the hotel package. Other meals as noted.  Tours:  Tours as noted in bold and are included in base price. 9
  10. 10. Summary of Meals Included Day 1- Lunch & Dinner (SAA) Day 2- Breakfast & Dinner Day 3-Breakfast & Lunch Day 4- Breakfast & Lunch Day 5 B only ( Lunch is included in cost for optional spa participants) Day 6 Breakfast & Lunch ( lunch is on SAA to Capetown) Day 7 Breakfast & Lunch Day 8 Breakfast Day 9 Breakfast & Dinner Day 10 Breakfast Day 11 Breakfast Day 12 Breakfast & Dinner (dinner is on SAA) Day 13 Breakfast (SAA) SAA = South Africa Airlines 10
  11. 11. Flights  Two direct flights from US  JFK – New York: a morning flight @ 11am and check-in will be at 8am. Anyone who comes in should not chance a flight that morning but should come in the night before. This flight will arrive at RSA (South Africa) in the morning  IAD – Washington Dulles: this flight is in the afternoon and will arrive at RSA (South Africa) in the evening.  Preference is for participants to leave out of JFK.  The cost of the trip does not include the connecting flight from other US cities. 11
  12. 12. Costs  $ 4885 per person - double*  $ 5550 per person - single*  Corporate/Business/Academic Sponsored = $single  (These fares are subject to final confirmation of SAA airfare.)  A deposit of $500 will be required to reserve a place and must be paid check, money order or credit card. Includes:  Airfare  transfers in Africa  Hotel  Full breakfast and other selected meals and tours as noted on slide 10.  A payment schedule and plan will be available. Global Linkages will handle the payments and coordinate airfare, hotel reservations and tours. Trip cancellation insurance will be available.  Final payments are due no later than January 22, 2011. *Note: this is the discounted cost for check and money order payments, persons who pay by credit or debit cards incur additional cost. 12
  13. 13. Payment Schedule & Refund Policy  After paying a deposit of at least $500, payments of any amount will be accepted from those who prefer to pay for the trip in installments:  Global Linkages accepts checks, money orders, and major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover).  A returned check fee of $30 will be charged for all returned checks.  Please make checks and money orders payable to GLOBAL LINKAGES. 13
  14. 14. Final Payments  Final payment must be received by Global Linkages no later than Trip participants with balances due after this date will be charged an administrative fee of 10% of the total cost of the trip.  A deposit of $500 is required to hold your space.  The refund policy is as follows: – Before March 30, 2010 – amount paid less $50 – April 1, 2010-October 31, 2010 amount paid less $500 – November 1, 2010-March 1, 2011 amount paid less $1,000 – March 2, 2011 to trip departure – NO REFUND  While not mandatory, we recommend the purchase of trip insurance and will provide information in the trip package you will receive following receipt of your deposit. 14
  15. 15. Questions: Lorna K Johnson, Tour Coordinator LinktoAfrica@aol.com or 973-819 6484 Diane Mathis (908) 298-8225 BT Mathis (908) 590-6100 info@communityactingnow.com www.communityactingnow.com www.tribalmeetings.co.za –Ground Operator 15
  16. 16. SOUTH AFRICA TRIP – 2011 - GLOBAL LINKAGES, INC., RESERVATION FORM South Africa Trip – Global Linkages, Inc. Reservation Form Yes! Please reserve my space for the Global Linkages South Africa Trip. I have read and understand the attached payment and refund policy. $500 DEPOSIT REQUIRED Name___________________________________________________________________ Address_________________________________________________________________ Note: please email City ________________________________ State ______ Zip _____________________ linktoafrica@aol.com to receive copy of this form. Phone _______________________ Email _____________________________________ I would like the following accommodations (Check one) ____ Single _____ Double If double, my roommate will be _______________________________________________ Method of Payment ___Check or Money Order – Payable to Global Linkages, Inc. ___Credit Card - # __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ Expiration date ___/___ Signature _____________________________________ This card is a ___ MasterCard ___ Visa ___ American Express ___ Discover (check one) Send payments and form to: Global Linkages 320 South Harrison Street Suite 16C East Orange, NJ 07018 Email: linktoafrica@aol.com Fax: 973 -672-5952 Phone: 973-819 6484 16

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