MLSC Ski Season Presents Interlaken, Switzerland! (and Paris)
Departing January 20, 2012; returning February 1, 2012
(For those extending to Paris; otherwise, returning January 28, 2012)
This ski season’s adventure takes us to the incredibly beautiful town of Interlaken, nestled between two lakes and sitting at the base of some of the most dramatic peaks in Switzerland. After a week of skiing, we will take the TGV hi speed train to Paris for a four-day visit (Optional) As you may know, the Jungfrauregion region of Switzerland is incredibly varied, including the charming towns of Grindelwald, Murren and Wengen, home of the famous Lauberhorn race.
This is also our first visit to the beautiful City Hotel Oberland in the middle of Interlaken! We arrive early on Saturday afternoon direct from Zurich and will ski Sunday thru Friday, departing on Saturday for Paris via the TGV. (Should you not wish to extend, transport back to the Zurich airport is included) While we are in Paris we are staying at the 4**** Mercure Paris Tour Suffren Eiffel.
We are accepting reservations beginning now. Including all airfare, the total cost is $1799, without Paris. Optional Paris extension is $674. MLSC members ONLY. Interested? Call or email Jack Behrle for more details!
Dates: Friday, January 20, returning February 1, 2012
Trip Leaders: Jack Behrle & Wendy Wolf
224 Valley Ridge Rd., Haverford, PA 19041
610/731-3093 (cell) or 508/645-3689 (now through 9/22)
Transportation: USAirways 710 direct from Phila. Int’l to Zurich, arriving at 8.05 AM. We return home from either Zurich or Paris depending upon your itinerary. Included is private motor coach between Zurich and Interlaken, TGV between Zurich and Paris and then return air on USAir from Paris to Philly Int'l.
Departure: Friday evening, 1/20/2012, at 6:10 PM from Phila. International
Lodging: Three *** City Hotel Oberland in the center of Interlaken. The Ski Bus leaves from the front of our hotel. Full buffet breakfast and full 4-course dinners included for five nights. "Dine Around" for the two remaining nights in Interlaken at your expense. Amenities include choice of four restaurants, full bar/lounge and incredible ambiance! In Paris, we are staying at the 4**** Mercure Paris Tour Suffren Eiffel for four nights, returning the afternoon of Feb. 1, 2012.
Cost/Member: $1,799.00, pp, double occupancy*, including all air without Paris extension. (No air, deduct $750.00 pp.) Two single rooms are also available! (For single room, ADD $275, for Dbl Superior room, ADD $ 135.) $674 is the cost of the Paris extension.
Special Note: This trip is available only to MLSC members, and Eastern PA Ski Council (EPSC)-affiliated clubs. We only have room for 35 so please do not hesitate!!
Includes: Breakfast and five dinners (Interlaken); 7 nights lodging at the Oberland; round trip airfare, taxes, tips and fees, including current fuel surcharges; 4 nights in Paris, Buffet Breakfasts (Paris); Arrival Orientation Reception, Pre- and Post-Trip Gatherings, All airport taxes. All prices are guaranteed firm regardless of Euro valuation.
Paris 2nd Class rail on the TGV, Transfer
Extension: between Paris station and our hotel with English speaking assistant, Daily buffet breakfast, 1/2 day city tour of Paris, Transportation between hotel and airport...ADD $674 p.p. Double occupancy
NOT included: Lift tickets**, meals on the mountain, two dinners in Interlaken, all dinners in Paris, optional guided ski tours, day trips to Bern or Lucerne, etc.
Deposit: $500.00 due upon reservation with completed trip form
Payment: due Sept. 30, 2011
Final Balance: Due November 15, 2011
Cancellation: MLSC Policy will apply. Trip insurance is available and recommended. See below for details.
Some Current pricing is based upon fuel
Caveats: surcharges as established by USAir and can vary, either up or down, depending upon numerous factors. At this writing, the fuel surcharge, included in the rate shown above, is $420 plus $105 in airport taxes. Should either or both of these taxes decline, your total cost will be less. (These taxes are imposed when the tickets are actually purchased, which generally will be early in January)