TY Foreign Trip 2022

Trip to Italy 2022

TY Optional European Trip 2022

13th September 2021

Dear Parent/Guardian,

I am writing to you in relation to the planning of our Transition Year Optional European Trip in April 2022. The destination has been decided as the Lake Garda region in Italy following on from a very successful trip in the past.

We are planning to run this trip during the first week of the Easter holidays (most likely 9th – 12th April) for 3 nights/4 days and the cost is expected to be approximately €729. Dates and prices cannot be confirmed as they are dependent on availability at time of booking in September/October. Please see proposed itinerary attached with a breakdown of what will be involved.

The places on this trip will be limited to 40 students as Italy has an 80% capacity on bus travel currently. This restriction may be lifted soon with a further 10 places being made available on the trip. A link will be provided in September for parents/guardians to book a place online through Saffron Travel by paying a €200 deposit. Students will only be considered for this trip when their TY Fee of €400 has been fully paid and places will be offered on a first come-first served basis thereafter. Parents/guardians should also consult the School Tour Policy on our school website.

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.

I would appreciate if you could discuss this trip with your son/daughter and indicate whether they intend to travel on this trip by giving tutors an up-to-date parental email address this week. Further information and the payment link will be provided by Saffron travel via email over the next few weeks.

I look forward to an exciting year ahead for our Transition Year students.

Download the Trip Itinerary by clicking HERE.

Yours sincerely,

Aidan Cassidy

Programme Co-ordinator

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