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PILGRIMAGE INFORMATION UPDATE
FOR CONFIRMED GUESTS

Information Updated on: 18 October 2019

 

Father John Gatzak

of the Office of Radio & Television and WJMJ Radio

Is Your Host On this Pilgrimage to:

Sicily 2019

October 31 to November 13, 2019

14 Days/12 Nights

 

Airline tickets, Passports, etc.
Customs and Other Travel Information
Group Meeting
Italy Fact Sheet
Last Minute Itinerary Changes
Luggage Tags
Tour Details

Travel Protection

 

Group Meeting

The group meeting was held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Office of Radio & Television/WJMJ Radio, 15 Peach Orchard Road, Prospect, CT.  Travel documents, luggage tags and other information will be distributed and discussed.  If you were not able to attend the group meeting your tour package was mailed via U.S. Priority Mail service with signature confirmation on Friday, October 18, 2019. 

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Airline tickets, Passports, etc.

Alitalia has issued all passengers eTickets.  You will only need to provide your name, flight information and your valid passport to check-in for your flights.  Don't forget to bring your passport with you on October 31st.  You can't and won't get to Italy from the U.S.A. without it.  Also, please make sure your passport does not expire for at least 6 months after your scheduled return date
(May 13, 2020).

IMPORTANT - please remember to pack any prescription medicines or diabetic supplies in your CARRY-ON bag.
DO NOT PACK THESE ITEMS IN YOUR CHECKED BAGGAGE!

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DATE

FROM

TO

AIRLINE/FLT #

DEPART

ARRIVE

OCT 31/THU

JFK, NY
Terminal 1

Rome (FCO)

Alitalia 603

06:35 p.m.

08:10 a.m.
NOV 1/FRI

NOV 1/FRI

Rome (FCO)

Palermo (PMO)

Alitalia 1785

10:00 a.m.

11:10 a.m.

NOV 13/WED

Catania (CTA)

Rome (FCO)

Alitalia 1756

12:00 p.m.

1:20 p.m.

NOV 13/WED

Rome (FCO)

JFK, NY
Terminal 1

Alitalia 610

2:35 p.m.

6:45 p.m.

Airline schedules are subject to change without notice. For further information call Alitalia at (800) 223-5730.

Please click here for Alitalia's baggage allowances.

Please click for the Tour Operator's luggage restrictions for international tours.

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Customs and Other Travel Information

For additional information regarding airport security, customs, etc. visit the following web sites:

U.S. Department of State "Country Specific Information": "Italy": https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/italy.html

U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for information for air travel at: https://www.tsa.gov/travel

U.S. Customs Service "Know Before You Go" Brochure at: http://www.cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens/know-before-you-go

Italian National Tourist Board: http://www.italiantourism.com

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Last Minute Itinerary Changes

Please check this page for any last minute itinerary changes.

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Luggage Tags

Please do not forget to attach the   YELLOW   luggage tag, prior to departure, to the ONE (1) piece of baggage that you want portered while in Italy.

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Travel Protection

Group Deluxe Protection Plan, provided by Travel Insured International, Inc. and underwritten by the  United States Fire Insurance Company.  Travel Insured International customer service can be reached at 866-684-0218 or www.travelinsured.com; 24/7 Worldwide Assistance Services:  Travel Assistance and Medical Emergency: 888-268-2824 OR CALL COLLECT: 603-328-1725 (from all other locations); Claims: 800-243-2440:  Please reference the following information when contacting Travel Insured: Group #90709 - Sicily 2019 or Group #90710 - Sicily 2019 CFAR.  Click the appropriate link to view the plan document specific to your state:  Group Deluxe Protection Plan Document - All States or Group Deluxe Protection Plan Document - Residents of Texas.


If you have any questions, please call Scott or Lauren at (203) 758-7367.  Please visit us again, as we will be updating this page with additional important information as the tour departure date approaches.  Also be sure to check our web site for future pilgrimages and tours.

This page was last updated on:  10/18/2019.

 

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