Bluegrass Dive Club
Lexington, Kentucky

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March 3rd to 10th, 2012 - Cebu, Philippines
March 11th to 17th, 2012 - Mindoro, Philippines

Important Note:  This is a two week (more counting travel), two resort dive trip.  You will have the option to sign up for either or both of these locations to create a one or two week adventure.  Also note:  "Week" in this case may mean 8 to 9 days when you add in the travel so plan carefully.

Trip Leader:

For Questions Regarding Trip
Doug Geddes
(859) 224-3197

Financial:

For Questions Regarding Payments
Dan Miller
(859) 948-5133

Reservations:

Click here ===> To fill out and submit your reservation.
Please Note: Your reservation is not accepted until a trip deposit has been received by the Treasurer.  Please mail your deposit to:
     Dan Miller
     824 Gunpowder Drive
     Lexington, KY 40509-1754

Dates:

March 3rd thru 10th, 2012 for Kasai Village Beach Resort, Cebu, Philippines
March 10th thru 17th, 2012 for El Galleon Resort, Mindoro, Philippines

Please note that travel dates and optional additional side trips may extend this date range.

Accommodations:

March 3rd thru 10th, 2012

Kasai Village Beach Resort - Click for website

Tuble, Moalboal, Cebu
6032 Philippines
Telephone: (+63) 516 2617

Fax: (+63) 474 0551
Email:
info@kasaivillage.com

March 10th thru 17th, 2012

El Galleon Beach Resort - Click for website
Small La Laguna Beach, Puerto Galera
Oriental Mindoro, 5203 Philippines
Telephone
: (+63) 432-873205
Email: admin@asiadivers.com

Dive Operator:

March 3rd thru 10th, 2012

Kasai Village Beach Resort - Click for website

Email: dive@kasaivillage.com

March 10th thru 17th, 2012

El Galleon Beach Resort - Click for website
Asia Divers - Click for website
Telephone
: (+63) 917-8145107
Email: admin@asiadivers.com

Sample
Itinerary:

Transportation:
TBD

Disclaimer:
This itinerary is for illustration only.

Date: From: To: Flight: Leave: Arrive:
 
           
   
           
   
           
   
           
03 MAR 12
to
17 MAR 12
Dive and Dine The Philippines

 

           

Costs:

Disclaimer:
These cost figures are accurate (except those marked estimate) but not to the penny.  Some are rounded.  Your final cost will be determined by the club treasurer.

Included in the price Kasai Village Resort:
  - All meals
  - 3 boat dives per day - 6 days
  - Unlimited shore diving

Included in the price El Galleon Resort:
  - All meals
  - Unlimited boat dives per day - 6 days

Not included in the price:
  - Over night in Cebu, if needed on arrival - it's too early to see flight schedules
  - bar tab
  - Nitrox
Kasai Village Resort - per person dbl occupancy

$1,445.00

El Galleon Resort - per person dbl occupancy

$1,045.00

Flight from Cebu to Manila - necessary if taking both resort packages

$75.00

Transfer round trip between Cebu airport and Kasai Village Resort

$45.00

Transfer round trip between Manila airport and El Galleon Resort

$50.00

Air Fare (Estimate Only - Doug is working with Travel Agent on Group fares) $1,400.00
Trip Administration Fee (non-refundable) $10.00
Click here ===> To access BGDC Trip Refund Policy

Payment
Schedule:

Payment schedule for resort portion of trip only
Due Date Kasai Village
Only
El Galleon
Only
Both
Initial Deposit due at signup $250.00 $250.00 $500.00
2nd Payment due July 15th, 2011 $400.00 $275.00 $675.00
3rd Payment due October 1st, 2011 $400.00 $275.00 $675.00
Final Payment due December 15th, 2011
(Will include Transfers and any misc fees - you will receive an invoice from Club Treasurer.)
$400.00+ $275.00+ $675.00+
Additional payments for side trips or additions will be determined and communicated at a later date.
 

Dead Lines:

TBD

Any unreserved airline seats will be released.  Additional seats may be available but you will have to work directly with the airlines and will not be considered part of the club "group."   Fares will likely be higher

12/15/2011

Cancellation - Club policy is you will not be charged for cancellation as long as the club does not lose anything.  After 12/15/2011 we are subject to some fees from the resorts that cannot be recovered.

Trip Limit:

Approximately 20 persons per resort

Current
Sign-Up
Status:

Trip is open for sign-up.   About 16 signed up as of 7/1/2011

Dive Activity
Waiver
Required:

Click here ===> Print out, sign and mail this BGDC Dive Activity Waiver form to:
     Dan Miller
     824 Gunpowder Drive
     Lexington, KY 40509-1754

Trip Insurance:

Click here ===> To view information about Dive Emergency Assistance and Trip Insurance from a Bluegrass Dive Club partner.

Shirt Design:

TBD

Shirt Back

Shirt Front

TBD

Philippines
Electrical
Standards & Plug
Requirements

220 Volt AC (Alternating Current) 60 HZ (Cycles)

Plug Type "A"

Plug Type "B"

Plug Type "C"

Plug Type "A" is the most common (Click on a link, above, for more info)
Note: Most newer electrical  devices (Camera battery chargers, Laptops, iPads, iPods, Phone chargers) and many other devices can accept 100VAC to 240VAC, 50-60 HZ.  Be sure to look closely at the sticker or power requirement stamp on the device or charger to check.  If it only says 110 VAC you will need a transformer.

Notes:

Flag of Philippines

             

Map of Philippines


Links to information on:

Kasai Village Resort - Accommodations for week 1
El Galleon Resort - Accommodations for week 2
Asia Divers - Dive operator at El Galleon Resort
Map of the Island of Mindoro - Includes Oriental & Occidental Mindoro
Map of the Island of Cebu -
Continental Airlines - Flight transportation
Philippine Government - On-line portal
Philippines
- History, Geography, Government and Culture
U.S. State Department - Consular Information Sheet - Philippines
Embassy of the United States of America - Manila, Philippines
Embassy of Philippine in America - Washington DC, USA
Centers for Disease Control - Health information for Philippines
Time in The Philippines  
Weather in the Philippines

CIA World Factbook
- Philippines

 

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