CRE Europe
Cycling and Radiology
Education in Europe

SICILY, ITALY
April 17-23, 2021


COsTS

TRAVEL PROGRAM COST PER PERSON

€3,795 euros per person based in double occupancy.
€ 585 euros single supplement.

EDUCATION PROGRAM COST PER PERSON

€350 euros per person

It is mandatory that at least one person per room is registered for the conference.  Only those paying Education Program fee may attend the Education Program and receive a Certificate of Attendance. 

PAYMENTS

A deposit of $1,000 per person is required to confirm your place on the trip. The deposit is fully refundable up until October 1, 2020, minus a 3.5% administrative bank fee. A second deposit of $1,000 per person is payable at that time, October 2, 2020. Balance of payment is due February 16, 2021.

The cost of the trip is in Euros. Billing will be in US and CDN dollars. Final costs in dollars will be based on the exchange rate in effect at the time of final invoicing.  All payments can be made by American Express, VISA, Master Card or cheque. Please make all cheques payable to Benefactor Travel.

Your deposit is fully refundable up to and including October 1, 2020, minus a 3.5% administrative bank fee Your final payment is due February 16, 2021.  If you should have to cancel after October 1, 2020  but prior to and including February 16, 2021 your deposits would be forfeited.   Any cancellations after February 16, 2021 your full payment becomes non-refundable.

What's Included:

  • 6 nights' accommodation in Deluxe Rooms at the 5-Star-Luxe Verdura Resort of the Rocco Forte Collection.
  • 6 full buffet breakfasts.
  • Arrival and departure transfers Palermo-Verdura-Palermo as outlined in the itinerary.
  • Welcome cocktail reception.
  • 5 gourmet dinners with fine wine including private dinner at wineries of Planeta Ulmo and Cantine de Gregorio. 
  • Picnic lunch / olive oil tasting at Caltibellota for hikers on Day 3 and gourmet buffet lunch in Cianciano on Day 4 for bikers.
  • Final evening cocktail reception.
  • All guided visits and events as outlined in the program. Including visit of The Valley of the Temples.
  • All daily transfers as outlined in the itinerary.
  • Experienced Benefactor Travel guides. Tom Hamilton to coordinate.  One experienced walking guide.  4 experienced biking support guides each in a van.
  • Top-notch bikes and all accessories*.
  • Detailed biking and hiking maps and personalized route instructions, both written and in GPX Format.
  • Water, fresh fruit, granola bars and snacks before and during daily activity.
  • Digital handbook of regional information.
  • All tips to hotels, buses, restaurants, guides and events.

*Hybrid bikes included. Carbon frame road bikes and E-Bikes available at an additional cost of 200 euros.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

  • Includes all course materials, sessions and presentations.
  • Daily coffee break. 

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

  • International airfare.
  • Personal charges (laundry, minibar, telephone etc.)
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend Travel Insurance, the company we recommend using is
    Travel Guard.

We reserve the right to cancel the program if we do not have enough participants confirmed on the trip by February 16, 2021. In the unlikely event that the tour is canceled by Benefactor Travel due to a lack of participants, all trip payments will be refunded in full. We are not responsible for any collateral costs, including airfare or other personal expenses, incurred by travelers due to trip cancellation.