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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 17:48:44 EST
Subject: IFAS TURKEY ECLIPSE TRIP

Hi all,
 
IF YOU ARE NOT GOING ON THIS TRIP, YOU CAN IGNORE THIS EMAIL. - BUT, you 
might like to note that David Bell's new email address is davy.bellgmail.com 
, as a lot of you are  still writing to his old one.
 
This is now a critical time for those going on the above trip, as final  
details & payment are required! David Bell has recently (yesterday) emailed  
everyone on the IFAS Eclipse Group list, followed by a minor  correction/amendment 
today.
 
BUT just to be absolutely sure that no-one misses out on the information, I  
am sending the following information out again (comprising the  information in 
both of David's emails, with a few minor additions &  corrections) 
individually to everyone on the address list, as  well as to everyone else on my main 
list, just in case someone has  accidentally got erased from one list. So if you 
get more than one copy of this  email, please forgive me! 
 
N.B. If you are going on this trip, and you get this email, but DID  NOT get 
David Bell's emails of yesterday and today, then there's a problem  with one 
of the lists. If that is the case, please reply immediately to me at the above 
address, with a copy to David Bell at davy.bellgmail.com.
 
If you are going on the trip, you must ACT PROMPTLY, as below: Here's a  
combined, and updated, version of David's two emails:
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"This mail is by way of being a  complete up-to-date report on where we are 
at the moment with regard to the  Eclipse trip.

Note that the attachment is a form which I want all to print out and complete 
 and return by ordinary post (but we recommend Registered or Recorded  
delivery to be safe) to: 
David Bell, 1 College Hill, Armagh, Co Armagh, BT61 9DF; 
along with your balance, which you can work out from the info therein. Those  
of you who paid your deposit in sterling take particular note of what is  
outstanding, as there is a slight discrepancy because of bank charges etc. To  
those of you who have already paid the balance, I still need you to fill it in  
anyway and return it, because this form is a final check that everyone is  
up-to-date with what is going on, so if I don't get it from you I must assume  
that for some reason you are not getting this email message, upon which the  
nervous breakdown which I have promised myself for so long will finally  
materialize... [David]
First of all for the new-comers: The trip will take  place in March, leaving 
Amsterdam on Saturday the 24th of March, and  returning the following 
Saturday,  April the 1st. The tour  operator is OAD Reizen, a bona fide bonded Dutch 
tour operator who deal mainly  with moving people to and from Turkey. The costs 
are as follows, for Half Board,  in the 5* Hillside Su hotel, (in euros); 
499,00 (per adult  sharing double or  twin room)                              
          
539,00 (per adult sharing double or twin room with sea  view)                 
   
618,00 (per adult in single  room)                                            
     
539,00 (per adult in  triple  suite)                                   
399,00 (per child in triple  suite)                          
550,00 (triple suite  with sea view)            
419,00 (per child in  triple suite with sea view)      
550,00 (per adult on  quadruple suite  A)                
260,00 (per child on  quadruple suite  A)                
15,00  (per  baby on quadruple suite A)    
There are a few latecomers on  this list interested in going, so what you 
should do is send your deposit of 150  euro  (Euros only at this stage please) to 
me: 
David Bell, 1 College Hill, Armagh, Co Armagh, BT61 9DF 
accompanied by a note giving your  full name as it appears on your passport, 
your address and your room preference  (single, twin, double, etc) (But note 
that at this late stage you might as well  send the total amount) 
The flight from Amsterdam to  Antalya will be in the late morning, which 
creates something of a  problem. It is unlikely that we could get from Ireland to  
Amsterdam for Saturday morning, and be in time for the 2-hour  check-in for 
the onward flight from Amsterdam. So for both your peace  of mind and ours, we 
are strongly advising you to fly over to Amsterdam the day  before, and 
overnight there. 
To that end, the Hotel  Novotel Dorint  has been booked for the Friday night. 
Rates are Eur0 44,00 per  person per night staying in a Twin bedded room; Eur 
78,00 per person per night staying in a single  room; Eur 41,00 per person  
per night staying in a triple room. All rates based on 'American  Breakfast'. 
There are about 30 single people going. Given the price of  occupying a room 
on your own, I have included a section in the attached form  where you can 
indicate whether or not you would like to share. I'm afraid that  your roommate 
will have to be arbitrarily allocated, unless you can arrange to  share with 
someone yourself. Here is a list of the singles.  
[[ I have deleted this list, as some on  it are not willing to share, and 
other have already made sharing  arrangements. If you are prepared to share, let 
both David and Terry know  by return, and we will send you the list of those 
willing to share.  Terry.]] 
FLIGHT TIMES 
We now have the flight  times to and from Antalya 

25-03-06 Amsterdam - Antalya dep. 11h15  l.t. - arr. 16.05 l.t. 
01-04-06 Antalya - Amsterdam  dep. 07h15 l.t. - arr. 10.05 l.t. 
Note that the departure time  means that it is highly advisable to fly over 
to Amsterdam the day  before, and stay overnight, as you will have to check-in 
2 hours  before departure.  The return flight on the other hand seems  to be 
early enough to enable returning to Ireland and UK on the same day.  But please 
state if you will require a room in the Novotel Dorint on  the way home on 
the night of Saturday the 1st? And if so do you want a single or  double?
BUT THE PROVISO MUST STAND  THAT, AS WITH ALL CHARTER FLIGHTS,  TIMES ARE 
SUBJECT TO  LAST-MINUTE CHANGE.  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED, AND WE CANNOT  ACCEPT ANY 
RESPONSIBILITY FOR MISSED CONNECTIONS AS A RESULT OF ANY SUCH  CHANGE.  OUR 
ADVICE STANDS -  FLY TO AMSTERDAM THE DAY BEFORE AND STAY  OVERNIGHT. 

PAYMENT OF THE  BALANCE. 

The attachment, as an RTF  file, is a form which you should print out, 
complete and return  to David Bell, with payment, by post as soon as possible. We  
strongly reccommend that you use some form of guaranteed  delivery.  Work out 
your balance from the information above,  or  in the form. 
Last  minute thoughts 
Make sure your passports are  up-to-date - they should be valid for at least 
6 months after your last day in  Turkey (1 April). 
Make sure your insurance cover is  adequate - is it valid outside the EU? 
Will it cover any activities that you  might undertake, such as Scuba diving, 
Skiing, etc?
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Regards
(David Bell and) Terry  Moseley 

Eclipse_confirmationform.rtf

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