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Offline kmck

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Alps 2015
« on: February 20, 2015, 10:28:02 »
Okay this is a fishing trip again. I think my plan might be to go to Slovenia and do a course with one of the groups out there for a week. Then drive around. Currently looking at ferry and drive down, issue with that is need a reasonable navigator who is also a driver mainly since they can provide advice when driving.

Anyway now is the time to plan. I may also decide screw this and just fly around the world instead

Offline Ross

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2015, 10:37:28 »
For a second there I thought you were going out to the Alps to fish :P

I have no idea yet as I don't know the details of my placement yet.

Offline Steven Mul

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2015, 10:45:15 »
I'm interested in getting away at some point somewhere. Starting placement at the end of March for 20 weeks so may be able to get a week or two off around mid to late May or start of June.

Would be interested in Slovenia as a warm up before maybe Italy but not sure if I'd want to spend a full week there or if I'd do one of the courses.

Offline Andy J

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2015, 10:55:04 »
I thought the same as Ross for a brief second. I'd love to go to the Alps sometime, work will clash though.

Offline DervM

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2015, 19:35:50 »
I have a week for Italy, am in Verona for a wedding on the 16th, so should be in Val Sesia from the 18th until the 23rd/24th. Hopefully doing a level 5 training course on either the 18th and 19th, or the 20th and 21st.

Would love if other people wanted to come then too, only option for me due to work really.

Offline Beb

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2015, 23:06:56 »
If you pop over Lyon, you are more than welcome to stay at mine for a couple of nights  :D

Offline Ross

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2015, 15:41:20 »
I am finished exams on the 15th of May, and will be starting my internship on the 2nd of June. So I'm effectively free for those dates to go abroad.

Offline Zog

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2015, 02:20:29 »
May would suit me, I'd ideally like to go to Italy and France on the way back if I drive, need to be home by the 29th of May (bank holiday Saturday), would go for as long as possible.

Offline Peter O'Sullivan

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2015, 18:37:21 »
Half thinking of going to Iceland. Next plan would be Val Sesia if Iceland doesn't work.

Offline Peter O'Sullivan

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2015, 20:58:29 »
Ger Keane and I are flying over on Wednesday the 20th of May. I am returning on the morning of the 29th. Ger will be staying on for more paddling. I can't wait...

Offline Peter O'Sullivan

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2015, 18:12:32 »
What travel insurance are people getting? I am not using VHI multi-trip again.

Offline Steven Mul

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2015, 22:24:25 »
Eh??? I have a European health card thing? And I've got family private health cover.

Offline Aoife S

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2015, 07:42:41 »
Not sure what it's like for kayaking (as in you may have to upgrade cause you're doing higher than grade 3) but AA backpackers is far cheaper and the same cover as the others!   

And steve I presume Peter means travel insurance, as in for cancelled flights or stolen boats 😜

Offline Steven Mul

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2015, 10:45:15 »
Oh I see. Pretty sure my flights are insured cos I booked with my mams credit card and there's some insurance on that. If my boats stolen I'm fucked.

Offline kmck

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Re: Alps 2015
« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2015, 16:25:00 »
I used ebooker or something similar to get insurance to cover, boats, and the cost of rescue and also the cover the cost of repatriation of my body with travel covered for another person. E111 and health cover only covers the hospital not anything else