Bluegrass Dive Club
Lexington, Kentucky

February 22nd to March 1st, 2019 - Barbados
Registration is now OPEN, please note revised trip dates.

Trip Leader:

For Questions Regarding Trip
Steve Gahafer
(859) 229-9408  

Financial:

For Questions Regarding Payments
Dan Miller
(859)
948-5133

Reservations: Click here ===> To register for this trip
Please Note: Your reservation is not accepted until a trip deposit has been received by the Treasurer.  Please mail your deposit to:
     Dan Miller
     824 Gunpowder Drive
     Lexington, KY 40509-1754
Click here ===>
If you wish to CANCEL an existing reservation

Dates:

February 22nd to March 1st, 2019 - Friday to Friday

Accommodations:

Coconut Court Hotel
The Garrison Historic Area, Hastings
Christ Church BB15156, Barbados, W.I

Note: Please address your questions to the Trip Leader or Treasurer before calling the resort or reservations office.

Dive Operator:

Barbados Blue
They are located at the Hilton Hotel.  Transportation is provided to & from our hotel to the dive boats, a 3 minute trip.  There is storage provided for your gear at Barbados Blue.

Transportation/Itinerary:

Disclaimer:
This itinerary is for illustration only.  Please check your tickets and/or American Airlines for any Flight or Time changes

There is no Club Air for this trip from the USA to Barbados (BGI).  Please make your own air arrangements to Barbados (BGI). 
Date: From: To: Flight: Leave: Arrive:
Lexington to Barbados
22 February 2019 LEX CLT AA5130 7:00 AM 8:28 AM
Change Planes.  Connect time in Charlotte, NC 1 hours 32 minutes.
CLT BGI AA612 10:00 AM 3:30 PM
22 February 2019
thru
1 March 2019
Dive & dine in Barbados
Barbados to Lexington
1 March 2019 BGI CLT AA612 4:20 PM 8:25 PM
Change Planes.  Connect time in Charlotte, NC 2 hours 5 minutes.
CLT LEX AA5230 10:30 PM 11:46 PM

Costs:

Disclaimer:
These cost figures are accurate (except those marked estimate) but not to the penny.  Some are rounded.  Your final cost will be determined by the club treasurer.

Diver Rate Includes:
  7 Nights accommodations
  Breakfast meal included daily
  10 Boat Dives (5 X 2-tank morning boat dives
  Tanks, weights and weight belt

  Complimentary WiFi
  Manager's cocktail reception (typically Monday evening)

  Airport ground transfers
  Resort fees, taxes and gratuities - except dive gratuities which are NOT included
Non-Diver Rate Includes:
  All of the above except diving
Not Included:
  Bar tab
  Dive gratuities
  Equipment rental

There are three types of rooms available as follows:
Standard rooms mixed views of hotel buildings, gardens and ocean.  These rooms feature:

  • Two twin or one king size bed
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fan
  • Cable TV and telephone
  • Partial kitchenette including microwave, refrigerator, toaster, electric kettle and cutlery/crockery  
  • Private bathroom with shower, also private balcony
  • Iron and ironing board, hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Limited access to Free WiFi in Standard rooms

Superior Ocean Front Rooms, Completely renovated with beautiful ocean views.  They also enjoy the aforementioned Standard amenities and the following additional amenities:

  • Two twin or one king size bed, queen size pull-out couch
  • IPod docking station
  • Bathroom with glass shower
  • Full access to WiFi in Superior Ocean Front rooms

Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms, Completely renovated with beautiful ocean views.  They also enjoy the aforementioned Standard amenities and the following additional amenities:

  • Two twin or one king size bed, queen size pull-out couch
  • IPod docking station
  • Smart TV with cable options
  • Enlarged bathroom with glass shower
  • Full access to WiFi in Deluxe Ocean Front rooms

 Accommodation Type

Sgl/Dbl Rate Cost pp
Standard  Double Diver $1,505
 Double non-Diver $  995
Single Diver $2,364
Superior Ocean Front  Double Diver $1,625
 Double non-Diver $1,115
Single Diver $2,604
Deluxe Ocean Front  Double Diver $1673
 Double non-Diver $1163
Single Diver $2700
Departure tax TBD
Trip administration fee $10
Airfare (estimate only as of 9/11/2018) $799
Nitrox (paid directly to dive shop)
Per Tank $5
 
Click here ===> To access BGDC Trip Refund Policy
Payment Schedule: Payment schedule for resort portion of trip only

Due Date

Amount

Initial Deposit due at sign up $500
Final Payment due 22 NOV 18
(Will include Transfers and any misc fees - you will receive an invoice from Club Treasurer.)
TBD
Refund Policy:  90+ days prior to travel - no penalties - full refund; penalties apply after that  

Trip Insurance:

Click here ===> To view information about Dive Emergency Assistance and Trip Insurance from a Bluegrass Dive Club partner.

Notes:

Flag of Barbados

Google Maps link to Coconut Court Beach Resort, Barbados

Links to information on:

American Airlines - Flight transportation
Discover Barbados
U.S. State Department - Consular Information Sheet - Barbados
Centers for Disease Control - Health information for Barbados
Time in Barbados
Weather in Barbados
- Christ Church, Barbados, W.I.
CIA World Factbook -
Barbados

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