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Combining the England and Jersey Tours
Subject to change

  1. The England tour begins in Eastbourne on Monday, June 5, 2017

  2. Schedule your flights from your U.S. point of origin to fly into and out of London Gatwick (LGW) or London Heathrow (LHR).
    • Please contact us before you purchase your airline tickets so we can review the itinerary with you. 
    • LGW is the closest airport to Eastbourne so is your preferred airport.
    • LGW is also the airport used for the Jersey flights, so is your preferred airport.
    • If you can’t find a flight that lands at LGW, then use LHR.
      • There are generally more flights from the U.S. that land at LHR rather the LGW.
      • Frequent and direct airport shuttle buses are available between LHR and LGW.
      • One way bus fares are approximately £20 per person, travel time is 45-90 minutes depending on traffic.
    • It is recommended that you do not fly into other London or UK airports, as they are a long way from Eastbourne.
  3. It may be possible to share ground transportation to Eastbourne with others going on the tour of England.
    • Prior to your departure, Nigel will contact you with suggestions for your ground transportation options from your London airport to Eastbourne.
    • Ground transportation to the tour hotel in Eastbourne is on your own and at your own cost.
  4. On Monday, June 12, the last day of the England tour
    • Nigel, Janet and Ray will help make arrangements for your transportation to London Gatwick (LGW) for your 3:50pm flight to Jersey. 
    • The cost of this transportation is on your own and at your own cost.
  5. After you register for the Jersey tour, Jamie and Michele will contact you with the information you will need for your flight from Gatwick to Jersey.
    • The flight is included in the price of your Jersey tour.
    • Everyone going on the tour to Jersey should be on this flight. The flight takes about one hour.
    • Jamie and Michele will meet the group when you arrive at Jersey Airport.
    • An airport shuttle bus will take the entire group from Jersey Airport to the tour’s hotel.
    • Ground transportation to the tour hotel in Jersey is included in your tour price.
  6. On Monday, June 19, the last day of the Jersey tour
    • The airport shuttle will arrive at the hotel around 5am to take the homeward bound group to Jersey Airport.
    • The flight back to Gatwick is scheduled to leave Jersey Airport at 7:05am and takes about one hour.
  7. Schedule your flight home from a London airport to be as late in the day as you can, especially if you have to take a shuttle bus from LGW to LHR or in case there should there be any delay in the Jersey flight’s schedule.

 

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