Spring Break 2018
Japan: House of the Rising Sun
11 days: WEDNESDAY March 21, 2018 - SATURDAY March 31, 2018
Here is our flight information! We are flying on Air Canada.
We depart on Wednesday March 21at 6:30 am, which means we need to be at the airport (MIA) by 4:00 am, yes 0400!!
Air Canada flight #1641 to Toronto, arrive 9:38am; then we board flight #0005 for a departure at 2:35pm, arriving Tokyo at 4:55pm the next day on March 22 (we cross the International Dateline)
We return home from Osaka to Tokyo via All Nippon Airways flight #0990, departing at 3:15pm on Saturday March 31, arriving Tokyo at 4:25pm; then on Air Canada flight #0006 departing Tokyo at 5:40pm arriving Toronto at 4:45pm (the same day - seems like magic when you cross the International Dateline!); we then depart Toronto at 8:20pm arriving Miami at 11:37pm Saturday March 31. So you'll have Sunday to rest and get back into Eastern Standard Time and school is Monday April 2 at 8:00 am sharp!!
!!! Check this website often because Travel Information will be updated as often as I get it!!!
We had Informational Meetings both Tuesday/Thursday October 3/5
6pm at Casola's SW 17th Avenue, just N of US 1
A little info about me
all-inclusive travel & medical insurance package...
Payments are made directly to EF Tours: EFTours.com
The tour number for this trip is 1826562
Here is the list of students going on our trip:
Zach Subire Araujo, Emma Bennett, Sophia Betancourt, Mario Calvo, Santiago Cordovez, Victoria Cordovez, Faith Crabtree, Alexia Frydman, Adriana Gavilanes, Gabriella Gomez, Adriana Griot, Ramy Hanna, Thea Hartley, Tomas Lopez, Shireen Mckay, Danielle Peraza, Fabricio Perez, Katarina Samper, Reed Seckinger, Massimo Tarridas, Martin Velez, Landon Watford
You can still invite your friend(s) to join us, but hurry. Already the cost has increased by $250 and soon it will be too late to sign on!
Information from our US State Department about travel in Japan.
The good news is, most of us don't need to get a Visa to go to Japan. The following is a list of countries that have “Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements” with Japan as long as travel is for a period of 90 days or less:
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria(*7), Bahamas, Barbados(*6), Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany(*7), Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong(*3), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland(*7), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lesotho(*6), Liechtenstein(*7), Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao(*4), Malaysia(*1), Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, San Marino, Serbia(*2), Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland(*7), Taiwan(*5), Tunisia, Turkey(*6), United Kingdom(*7), United States and Uruguay. If you want to know what all the asterisks represent please follow the hot link to the Japan Visa website I've provided above.
The cost was initially $4525*, which includes all airfares, hotels and transportation, breakfasts and dinners, full-time professional tour director and local licensed tour guides, all entrance fees to exhibits and museums, all-inclusive travel & medical insurance, as well as excursions to the Meiji Shinto Shrine, Asakusa Kannon Temple, Hachimangu Shrine, Lake Hakone cruise, Mount Komagatake cable car, Nijo Castle, Gold Pavilion, Kimono Show, Inari Taisha Shrine, and with our extension we will also get to see and experience the Istukushima Shrine, Peace Memorial Museum and Himeji Castle… and so much more! Check out our awesome itinerary As of January 11, 2018 the cost is now to join is $4755, but if you are willing to pay the $230 late fee. But do this fast as EF Tours is currently purchasing tickets and if you join too late you might not be on the same flights! But there is some room, so JOIN US!
This trip will be carefully chaperoned by Tour Leader: Dr. Julie Hood, as well as other experienced educational professionals, including Mr. Fernando Carasusan, Ms. Jones-Roberts and Ms. Ashli Wright.
Here is a link to our Spring Break 2017 China pictures!
Here is a link to our Spring Break 2016 Grecian Odyssey pictures!
Here is a link to our Spring Break 2015 Europe's Mediterranean Coast pictures!
Here is a link to our Spring Break 2014 Eastern Europe pictures!
Here is a link to our Spring Break 2013 Spain pictures!
Also check out my student trips to Hawaii