The cost of the program is $4,347.00 which includes hotel accommodations for 7 nights, group meals (daily breakfast, 2 lunches, 5 dinners, and 4 receptions), entrance fees, tips, donations, airport transfers, and group city transportation. Airfare is not included. Payment can be made by check or credit card. Cancellation and Refund Policy
: The entire contract price is $4,347.00 of which a deposit of $2,000 is due by May 1, 2017. This deposit is refundable, in full, until June 15, 2017 when the balance of the program fee ($2,347) is due. If the program is cancelled after June 16 and before July 1, 2017, then $3,477.00 or eighty (80%) percent of the program fee will be refunded. No cancellation is accepted and no refund will be paid after July 1, 2017. Trip Insurance
: "Events in Italy" highly recommends purchasing trip insurance, which can be purchased at Travelguard
Join Colgate alumni, parents and friends on an exploration of this miracle of a city. As participants in Venice: Present and Past, even seasoned travelers will discover fascinating detail and hidden depths to its unique history and vibrant modern life. The outstanding Hotel Splendid will be our base. Transport to museums and monuments and many social events will be by water-taxi, on foot or gondola, adding a delightful extra dimension to your Venice experience. This website provides a summary of the entire week for your convenience and is accompanied by a few items to help you prepare for your trip. Get ready for a week of stimulation and surprises, mystery and revelation! We hope that your fond memories of our time together will remain with you long after you return home. I wish you safe travels to Italy and look forward to meeting you in Venice in October. Ci vediamo presto
, Elaine Ruffolo
Italian Renaissance Art Historian "Events in Italy"