Fall Break 2009: Paris & Rome<br />
August Agenda<br />Payment Issues<br />Passport Issues<br />Packing Issues<br />$Spending Money$<br />Optional<br />Phone<...
Payment Issues<br />Are you “on-track” and current with your scheduled payments?<br />See me after this if you are not sur...
Passport Issues<br />Check to make sure it is not going to be within 6 months of expiration date while we are away.<br />C...
Packing Issues<br />“Death-By-Suitcase” is not a pretty sight. Please know that YOU AND ONLY YOU are 100% responsible for ...
Spending Money<br />EF recommend $40-60 per day (lunch/sodas/souvenirs)<br />ATM (check with your bank for fees)<br />EF T...
EUROS<br />Current rate of exchange:<br />   $1.43 = 1 EU <br />
Optional<br />A day trip to Pompeii (on Roman Free Day)<br />Paris at Night – 25 EU<br />Rome at Night - ? <br />
Paris at Night<br />
Phone<br />EF does have international “eKit pre-paid phone cards.” <br />Telephoning can sometimes be difficult timewise.<...
Tips<br />I will be collecting our “tip” money from each participant for Tour Director & Bus Driver Tips.<br />I’ll get th...
Airport<br />We will travel by charter buses to and from the Atlanta Airport.<br />$5756.00<br />Individual price for bus ...
Phone Chain <br />Phone numbers to be provided this evening on the form I have passed out for our at home state-side “phon...
Next Meeting<br />September Meeting – 9/17<br />October Meeting – 10/1<br />QUESTIONS??<br />
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Ef Aug Meeting

  1. 1. Fall Break 2009: Paris & Rome<br />
  2. 2. August Agenda<br />Payment Issues<br />Passport Issues<br />Packing Issues<br />$Spending Money$<br />Optional<br />Phone<br />Tips<br />Airport<br />Phone Chain<br />
  3. 3. Payment Issues<br />Are you “on-track” and current with your scheduled payments?<br />See me after this if you are not sure<br />Final Auto-Pay is 9/1<br />EF Customer Service 1-800-665-5364<br />
  4. 4. Passport Issues<br />Check to make sure it is not going to be within 6 months of expiration date while we are away.<br />Copy the “picture” page of your passport for me and make one for yourself.<br />
  5. 5. Packing Issues<br />“Death-By-Suitcase” is not a pretty sight. Please know that YOU AND ONLY YOU are 100% responsible for every single movement of your suitcase.<br />Small suitcases are your friend!!<br />3-1-1 Rule for Carry-Ons<br />Additional information can be found at http://www.tsa.gov/<br />
  6. 6. Spending Money<br />EF recommend $40-60 per day (lunch/sodas/souvenirs)<br />ATM (check with your bank for fees)<br />EF Travel Card (pre-paid/re-loadable Visa)<br />We can exchange a small amount of cash for Euros at airport.<br />CALL banks & credit card companies so they can “flag” your account.<br />Have a copy of card to leave with parents at home.<br />Make sure you have the Customer Service Phone #s with you just in case.<br />
  7. 7. EUROS<br />Current rate of exchange:<br /> $1.43 = 1 EU <br />
  8. 8. Optional<br />A day trip to Pompeii (on Roman Free Day)<br />Paris at Night – 25 EU<br />Rome at Night - ? <br />
  9. 9. Paris at Night<br />
  10. 10. Phone<br />EF does have international “eKit pre-paid phone cards.” <br />Telephoning can sometimes be difficult timewise.<br />If you are taking a cell phone double check to make sure you can call International (YOU are responsible for your phone).<br />Students will call when the opportunity is available. <br />
  11. 11. Tips<br />I will be collecting our “tip” money from each participant for Tour Director & Bus Driver Tips.<br />I’ll get that from you at the last meeting in October.<br />Tour Director @ $7 per day = $49 (7 days)<br />Miscellaneous Local Guides & Drivers = $10 +/-<br />Approximately $59.00 +/-<br />
  12. 12. Airport<br />We will travel by charter buses to and from the Atlanta Airport.<br />$5756.00<br />Individual price for bus $40.00 (need by Sept. 4)<br />Flying Delta – Air France <br />One plane over – two planes back<br />
  13. 13. Phone Chain <br />Phone numbers to be provided this evening on the form I have passed out for our at home state-side “phone chain” – delays or other pertinent travel issues can be relayed to all travelers’ families by activation of chain from overseas. <br />
  14. 14. Next Meeting<br />September Meeting – 9/17<br />October Meeting – 10/1<br />QUESTIONS??<br />

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