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CYGNUS X-1 TOUR TO ITALY

Summer, 2017

Dear Cygnus X-1 Student or Family,

We are excited to welcome you to Italy for your tour with the Paideia Institute in 2017. On this page, you will find everything you need to get ready for your tour next year. We are looking forward to meeting you and helping you get to know the classical world.

Sincerely,

Jason C. Pedicone, Ph.D. 
President
The Paideia Institute

PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR THE TOUR

ITINERARY

Once the itinerary is confirmed, you will be able to download it here.

FLIGHT INFORMATION

Departing

  1. Wednesday, 06/07/17, DL 1462, New Orleans (MSY) 15:15 → Atlanta (ATL) 17:47
  2. Wednesday, 06/07/17, DL 064, Atlanta (ATL) 18:41 → Thursday, 06/08/17, Rome (FCO) 10:15

Returning

  1. Thursday, 06/15/17, DL 063, Rome (FCO) 9:15 → Atlanta (ATL) 14:32
  2. Thursday, 06/15/17, DL 1468, Atlanta (ATL) 16:50 → New Orleans (MSY) 17:30

WHAT TO BRING

For tips on packing, what to bring, and other practical information, download our information sheet here

CONTACT INFO

Emergency contact information for all tour leaders will be posted here prior to the tour.

ENROLLMENT, PAYMENT, AND SUBMITTING FORMS

ENROLLMENT

In order to enroll, please click the enrollment button at the bottom of the page and fill out the form. 

PAYMENT

Once the enrollment form is completed, you will be directed to a payment page.

The cost of this tour is $3750 / student.

A deposit of $500 is non-refundable and due by the enrollment and deposit deadline, February 2nd, 2017. Note that this is also the deadline to submit legal forms (see below).

The balance of $3250 is due by March 2nd, 2017.

This trip may be paid via a monthly installment plan.  The deadline to enroll in the installment plan is October 3rd, 2016.  You will be directed to the appropriate payment page after enrolling in the trip.

LEGAL FORMS

All tour participants, or a parent or legal guardian if the participant is under 18, must sign Code of Conduct, Liability Release, and Health Insurance forms by the enrollment and deposit deadline. Please sign these forms using this link.

FURTHER INFORMATION 

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

After the deposit deadline, the deposit is not refundable.

If a participant cancels after the final balance deadline, 50% of the tour price is refundable.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

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A Student Travel Protection Plan is available for this tour through Travel Guard.  For coverage information and to purchase this insurance prior to final trip payment, please visit this link. Cancel for any reason coverage can be purchased at the time the base plan is purchased and within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment.

Please contact Travel Guard at 866-385-4839 with any questions.

INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR

An information webinar on this tour will be scheduled. At this webinar, families can meet the Institute's staff and ask questions about the tour. A link to join the webinar will be posted here shortly. 

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions for the Paideia Institute about the tour, please e-mail us at info@paideia-institute.org or contact your teacher.

Enroll

DISCLAIMER

St. Mary's Dominican High School has asked us to append the following statement:

NOTE WELL: St. Mary’s Dominican High School is not the sponsor of and/or does not endorse the worthiness of this trip.  Nor is this trip a requirement of any course at St. Mary’s Dominican High School.  The trip should be considered completely voluntary as to participation by any student, and each student or parent should understand this.  Any participation is with the trip is with The Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study, Inc., and does not involve St. Mary’s Dominican High School.  The fact that St. Mary’s Dominican High School allows notices and/or documents in relation to the trip to go home from school and/or that St. Mary’s Dominican High School allows meetings in regard to the trip to take place at school should not be considered by anyone as St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s endorsing this trip in any manner or taking responsibility for this trip.  Any notices going home from school and/or any meetings at St. Mary’s Dominican High School are allowed merely as a courtesy.  St. Mary’s Dominican High School takes no responsibility for the trip and/or any person’s attendance on the trip.