Hawaii 2014 ~ info booklet for travellers


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Hawaii 2014 ~ info booklet for travellers

  1. 1. Takapuna Grammar School Geography Department Hawaii Trip 2014 8th to 17th July 2014
  2. 2. ITINERARY - FLIGHTS Meeting time at the airport is 2045 outside the Hawaiian Airlines check in area We have booked a bus home from the airport to drop the students back at TGS, we will arrive back at school around 10:45pm IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please ensure that you have: * Valid Passport and the applicable visas. * Passport must be valid for at least 6 months at completion of travel. * E Ticket and Completed Departure Card. * Travel Insurance Auckland Airport recommends passengers arrive at least three hours before their scheduled departure time. Before you get to the airport make sure that you and your luggage adheres to aviation security regulations - including those relating to what you can carry onto the plane in your hand luggage.
  3. 3. List of the most common items include:  water and other drinks, soups, syrups, jams, stews, sauces and pastes  foods in sauces or containing a high liquid content including honey and marmite  creams, lotions, cosmetics and oils including face creams, foundation, sunblock, insect repellent and roll-on deodorants  perfumes  sprays  gels including hair and shower gels  contents of pressurised containers, including shaving foam, other foam and deodorants  pastes including toothpaste  mascara and eyeliner  liquid soaps  lipsticks, lip gloss or lip balm and  any item of similar consistency at room temperature. Check in The check in counters for international passengers are located on the ground floor of the international terminal When checking in, you must have the following documents: Passport Travel documents, including ticket and/or booking reference. Departure area After checking-in on the ground floor, passengers should go to the first floor. Passengers are advised to enter the departure area to complete Customs and emigration formalities and then move on to their departure gate lounge. Our airport maps will help guide you to the right place Luggage. Find out about carrying liquids, gels or aerosols before you get to the airport, and remember it is always wise to check your airline ticket for more information. Customs and emigration To help us ensure processing flows smoothly for the benefit of all passengers, before reaching the Customs counter please have your boarding pass, departure card and passport ready. Airline Seating: All airlines allow seat requests but do not guarantee seat numbers until check-in. Any seat numbers shown on this itinerary are therefore subject to confirmation at time of check-in. Dates and Times: All dates and times shown in this itinerary are local to the cities concerned and current as at the date of this itinerary. Flight Departure Times: Occasionally departure times may change and it is important that you check all your flights (including ex New Zealand) at least 24 hours prior to departure, to ensure hassle free travel. DEPARTURE TAXES: Any prepaid taxes are included .
  4. 4. Tuesday 08 July 2045 – meet at Hawaiian Airlines Check in for your Auckland to Honolulu International Apt flight. Flight HA0446 Auckland to Honolulu International Apt Depart: Auckland at 2345 Arrive: Honolulu International Apt at 1045, Tuesday 8th July Aircraft: Airbus A330-200 Jet Total Flight Time: 8 hours 45 minutes (Non-Stop) Transfer to accommodation at Ohana Waikiki Malia The Ohana Waikiki Malia 2211 Kuhio Ave Wakiki, zip 96815 Ph: 0011- 808-923-7621 (then room number) Wednesday 16th July 10:30am pickup for transfer to Honolulu Airport Flight HA0445 Honolulu to Auckland Depart Honolulu at 1440 Arrive Auckland International airport at 2145 (17th july) Transfer via bus to Takapuna Grammar School Arrive at TGS at approx. 11pm Baggage Allowance 2 x 23 kg baggage allowance per person & hand luggage on Hawaiian Airlines Itinerary prepared By: Maria McCann Direct Contact: marias@hot.co.nz House of Travel Devonport, 55 Victoria Road, Devonport, Phone: 9-445-4211 Fax: 9-445-4213 Devonport House of Travel Ltd houseoftravel.co.nz
  5. 5. Contact Details. Our Accomodation Ohana Waikiki Malia 2211 Kuhio Avenue, Waikiki, Hawaii, Ph: 0011-808-923-7621 Email Email to s.smith.tgs@gmail.com Please use this one whilst we are away as the regular school email may not work due to server maintenance The blog (I will keep it updated) is http://tgshawaii2014.wordpress.com I will add a USA cellphone number for emergency contact once I get a new sim card. OHANA's Waikiki Connection OHANA's Waikiki Connection gets you up and about for shopping and sightseeing, keeps you online and in touch with family and friends, and provides you with conveniences to make your stay as carefree as a stroll on the beach. Guests of all OHANA hotels in Waikiki get all of these services absolutely FREE!  Internet access: Complimentary wi-fi is available in the lobby and most common areas of all OHANA hotels in Waikiki. Additionally, wired access is available in OHANA East, OHANA Waikiki West and OHANA Waikiki Beachcomber .  Local phone calls: First 15 minutes free. Call anywhere on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai or the Big Island.  U.S. and Canada phone calls: First 15 minutes free. Dial long-distance to the mainland and Canada.  In-room coffee and tea: Make your morning brew with the automatic coffee maker available in every guest room. Coffee and tea replenished daily.  „Exclusively for You‟ coupon booklet of special offers from Waikiki merchants  Daily newspaper: Pick up a copy of the local newspaper at the reception desk.  Access to the Waikiki Trolley's Pink Line: The trolley routes around Waikiki on Kalakaua Avenue and Kuhio Avenue then heads to Saratoga Road just steps from Waikiki Beach Walk®, then to Ala Moana Shopping Center. Stops for pick up every 10 minutes! Your guest room card key allows for two passengers, and is valid for your entire stay. Ask at the hotel reception desk for easy directions to the nearest Waikiki Trolley Pink Line stop.
  6. 6. TGS Hawaii trip 2014 itinerary Tuesday 8th July Tuesday 8th Wednesday 9th Thursday 10th Depart Auckland Airport at 2355 meet at 2045 outside the Hawaiian airlines counter 0945 arrive Honolulu 1100 The Amazing Race ($10) 1400 Diamond Head climb (shoes) Check into rooms 1730 Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe ($30) Night Swim at Waikiki Main Beach Breakfast at IHOP ($10) Grand Circle Island Tour 9am to 5pm Ala Moana for dinner ($10) Waikele Factory Shops pick up 9am Return at 1pm or 4pm Chilis for Dinner ($20) Friday 11th Saturday 12th Sunday 13th Monday 14th Volcano Day (0615 pickup) Or VIP tour of honolulu and visit the zoo or aquarium Free Choice dinner ($20) 10am Flea market at Aloha Stadium 1800 Hula show on the beach 8pm dinner at cheeseburger Waikiki beachwalk ($20) Wet n Wild Hawaii pick up 0900 return at 1600 Alamoana for dinner ($10) 10am Hanauma Bay 1400 Pearl Harbour Mr Smiths tour of the Moana Surfrider sunset photos on the beach Dinner TBC $20 Tuesday 15th Wednesday 16th Thursday 17th Tour of the Royal Hawaiian 6pm Dinner at Chilis $20 depart 1400 - pickup at 11am Arrive Auckland at 2145 Meeting times are 15mins before departure time at the meeting place.
  7. 7. The Volcano Adventure Friday 11th July Pick up from the Ohana Malia at 6:15am on VIP transport shuttles Fly on Hawaiian Airlines to Big Island (Hilo) from Honolulu airport Pick up rental vans and head to Volcano national park Via Mauna Loa Mountain. Spend the day seeing the different sights of the big island including the Thirston Lava tube, old Eruption sites and craters, the steaming cliffs and the active areas of the coastline. 8pm - Return to Hilo airport for our Hawaiian Airlines flight to Honolulu, arrival at Honolulu airport approx 9:45pm (return to the Malia approx. 10:15pm) Bed time !
  8. 8. The best way to enjoy and learn about the beautiful island of Oahu aka "The Gathering Place". Get out of Waikiki for approx 7 hours and return in time for a late afternoon swim before dinner! Certified expert driver-guides provide great insight into the history, culture, legends and beauty of Oahu. • Kahala Homes of the rich and famous • Halona “Blow Hole” Lookout • “From Here To Eternity” Beach • Sandy Beach • Makapu‟u Lookout • Waimanalo Hawaiian Homestead • Nu‟uanu Pali Lookout & Valley • Rain Forests • Windward Coast • Oahu's famous North Shore and surfing beaches, Sunset,Pipeline, Waimea Bay • Ko‟olau Mountains • Kualoa Ranch, a working cattle ranch and visitor destination • Moli‟i Gardens, Macadamia Nut Hut & Fish Pond (film set for Jurassic Park, Pearl Harbor & other well known film productions) • Dole Pineapple Plantation and Agriculture Fields and impact on Hawaii
  9. 9. Mr Smith’s USA emergency contact number will be on the blog Mr Smith’s room phone number and phone number Room # ___ The Blog Address http://tgshawaii2014.wordpress.com/ Email Mr Smith s.smith.tgs@gmail.com