Second Year Barcelona Tour 2022

Barcelona Tour 2022
20-September-21

Ballymakenny College intends on offering a European trip next Easter 2022 for our 2nd year students.

It is a trip that we believe will be of great value to our students. As well as deepening friendships, it also creates a sense of community amongst the children. We have run successful trips since 2015 and the feedback from students and parents has always been positive.

Apologies for the late notice. At this time I feel that opportunities for travel may incur further costs if we don't have bookings in place.

We will be travelling with School Tour Company. We have used this company in the past and feel that they tailor our requirements to provide a good value tour for our students.

Parents/Guardians should familiarise themselves with the School Tour Policy of Ballymakenny College available on our website.

For our European trip, we intend to travel to Barcelona, which is both culturally and educationally enriching.

Depart Sunday 10 April 2022 and return on 13th April 2022( Dublin or Belfast Airport).

The estimated cost of this trip is €649, and includes the following: (the cost may change slightly due to numbers availing of the trip.)

  • Tour duration: 4 days (3 nights).
  • Return Flights to Barcelona.
  • Accommodation: 3 Star hotel in Salou, Breakfast & dinner supplied. Rooms are shared on this tour.
  • Full use of air-conditioned coach for the duration of the trip.
  • Guided Tour of Barcelona, La Sagrada Familia church, Gaudi Architecture etc.
  • Entrance and tour of Nou camp Stadium.
  • Entrance to Port Aventura Theme pk. & much more

Not included as of yet: Cost of bus transfer to/from Dublin or Belfast Airport.

The link for payments will go live on the morning of Tuesday 21st September.

PARENTS SHOULD PLEASE CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING POINTS BEFORE BOOKING

  • It is strongly advised that all students who intend on travelling on this trip are fully vaccinated and have received their government issued travel certificate. This is to ensure that all arrangements for group members is consistent throughout the trip and travel through airports and on participation in excursions will not be impacted by separate protocols that would be required for unvaccinated passengers.
  • Students who do not hold Irish passports may be subject to additional travel restrictions and associated costs. Please refer to official guidance on travel to Barcelona, Spain.
  • Whilst we try to facilitate that friends get to share rooms in the hotels there is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate this. If this is an issue I strongly advise that you discuss this with your child before you book the tour.
  • Full Student Registration Fee must be paid to avail of this tour.
  • The Principal reserves the right to refuse any student he/she deem unsuitable for the trip, specifically taking note of demerits, and lunchtime interventions. Those considered unsuitable would include:  Students who in the informed opinion of the Principal, have proved unruly or undisciplined on previous trips and  Students who in the informed opinion of the Principal have a poor discipline record.
  • The School's Code of Behaviour is in place during this tour.

Download the full details of the Tour by clicking HERE.

We have set up a dedicated email for this school tour: barcelona2022@ballymakennycollege.ie All enquiries should be emailed directly to this email address.

PAYMENTS

  • This is the link to our website that parents/guardians can use for online payments www.schooltour.ie/payment/
  • Parents/Guardian can set up an account to make the tour payments online.
  • Once set up with an account you can log in at any time to make further payments.
  • You will need a booking ID to pay, the booking ID is 2000571.
  • The full deposit amount is €250 which can be split.
  • Parents/Guardians can pay €150 now and the balance of €100 in a month.
  • Friday 24th September 2021 is the deadline for payment of the first instalment.
  • Friday 22nd October 2021 is the deadline for the remainder of the €250 deposit.
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