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St. Peters CERN trip Jan 2014 Parent information evening

• Airport essentials (passport, EHIC card, completed medical info sheet, baggage allowance, passport control/customs) • Items to pack • Currency and spending money • Itinerary of trip • Q&A

Airport • Travel documents • 1 piece of hand luggage only (50cmx40cmx20cm) • Liquids (clear plastic/sandwich bags) • Pupil groups (allocations arranged in school) • Breakfast in airport or on plane (menu on easy jets website-correct change useful)

What to pack....? • Layers • A waterproof coat (wear onto plane to save space) • Gloves, hat • Warm, comfortable, waterproof shoes (a single pair!) • Evening wear? Hairdryers/straighteners (preferably not!!!!) • Travel size toiletries (good stocking fillers!!!!)

Currency and spending money • Swiss francs are best (CHF) NOT Euros • Meals

• Thursday breakfast (on plane-£7 max) and lunch (delivered to hotel). COST: 15 CHF • Friday lunch (at CERN-cash required) and dinner (Mc Donalds/Wok Place). COST: 25 CHF • Saturday lunch (Starbucks/patisserie) and teatime (on plane-£10). COST: 30 CHF

• Money in envelopes with name and day • Souvenirs are expensive! NT/ TV is 5CHF


Thursday • Meet in airport at 4.30am • Airport to Gare Cornavin  No. 5 tram to Hotel Central • Check-in, money/travel documents in safe, info cards issued, lunch • Geneva sightseeing/Natural History Museum • Dinner at Holy Cow Gourmet Burger restaurant/quiz • Back to hotel

Friday • Breakfast at 7.00am • Depart hotel at 8am • No. 5 tram to Gare Cornavin  No. 18 tram to CERN • Morning; Group tour of CERN • Lunch in CERN restaurant (where we may see some famous scientists!!!) • Afternoon; Microcosm and Universe of particles Exhibition • Back to hotel/dinner at McDonalds or Wok Place • Visit Jet D’Eau and The Flower Clock

Saturday • Breakfast at 8.00am • Check out but store luggage •The History of Science Museum •Lunch •Walk around UN buildings and Intenational Red Cross Museum •Collect luggage •Check in at Geneva Airport •Flight departs at 18:35 •Arrive in Liverpool at 19:35

Questions? Hotel Central, Geneva 2, rue de la R么tisserie CH-1204 Gen猫ve Tel: ++41228188100 Email: Web:

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