Saturday, April 6, 8:45 am
Wednesday, May 22, 8:00 am
Monday, June 3, 7:30 am
Thursday, June 20, 8:00 am
ARA SPRING CULTURAL TOURS GENERAL INFORMATION
All four tours will have pick-ups both in Durham and Portsmouth. All four will be picked up in Durham first this season. Pick-up for Durham is at the Evangelical Church in Durham, Route 108 and for Portsmouth, at the Liquor Store at the Portsmouth Traffic Circle, all at the times designated. Members and guests are asked to give consideration to their health and well-being before registering for tours requiring greater physical exertion than others (such as more walking, stair climbing, etc.). Sign up only for tours you know you can fully and safely enjoy.
For Your Information
Making Your Reservations: Reservations are accepted by mail or by hand at general meetings (give directly to Gayle Hylen, Tour Director, or any Tour Committee member). Reservations will be honored in the order they are received. Reservation forms are included with this mailing. Please complete (with your luncheon choice where appropriate) and promptly mail the reservation form(s) with your check(s) to the address indicated on the form. Make your check(s) payable to: ARA Tours. Separate checks must accompany each tour reservation. Please do not staple, tape or clip check to the reservation form. You will be reminded of the trip approximately one week prior to tour date by email. Checks will NOT be deposited until after the trip.
Eligibility: Members in good standing for the current 2012-2013 year are eligible to participate in the trips.
Guest Policy: Reservations will be filled on a “Members first” basis. After this is accomplished, guests will be accommodated if there is room. Please check with Gayle Hylen (603-659-2422) if you would like to bring a guest and she will guide you through the process.
Cancellation Policy: Refunds are made when there is a waiting list and someone else can take your place. Cancellations and/or substitutions must be made with Gayle Hylen (603-659-2422). Trips may be cancelled in the event of bad weather by the bus company. Someone will contact you should this happen.
Contacting Tours Director within 30 minutes of Departure: If you need to reach Gayle Hylen just before time of departure, please call her on her cell phone at 413-478-3011.
Tipping: The cost of the trip includes all gratuities, including the bus driver. The cost for wine and alcoholic drinks, however, must be paid separately.
Drifter Policy: ARA cannot be responsible for those who leave the tour group and get left behind. Occasionally, plans have to be changed during the trip due to the unexpected. There is no way to communicate such changes to persons who have left the group and gone off on their own. Efforts will be made to locate such individuals but the bus will be held no longer than 15 minutes.
For more information about Cultural Tours, contact ARA Cultural Tours Director, Gayle Hylen at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-659-2422.