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All are welcome on any of our trips. However you need to become a member of the Kanata Seniors Council to be part of the trip. Becoming a member is quick and easy. All you need to do is fill out a membership form when you register for the trip. There is NO COST to you and you do not have to attend any meetings unless you wish to attend the Annual General Meeting which is held each fall.

If you want to ask questions about travel, suggest a destination or just thank them for the excellent job they're doing, you can contact them by email at travel@kanataseniors.ca

Mystery Trip on October 21 2017 to Ashton Pub for Lunch and visit to Designer Clothing studio in Ashton.

October 5th. 2017 trip to the Mosai Garden Display

37 happy travellers under the watchful eye of Travel Team leader Renate Harder visited Mosai Canada on October 5th.  The sun shone, everybody enjoyed a great Thai lunch at the Papaya Restaurant and then walked it off at Mosai.  The evaluation forms were all not just positive but ecstatic.

Galleries of Past Trips:
To view a photo gallery of a past trip, select it from the drop down list below:

 

 



 

 

The Travel Team is looking for Volunteers - click here for more information.

TRIPS PLANNED FOR 2017 and 2018

New trips:
Trip to Crystal View Lodge for dinner followed by Christmas Lights tour on Wed Dec 13. The cost is $ 20.00

JANUARY 2018

  • Dine Around and Shopping Trip to Nordstrom’s on Thurs Jan 11. The cost is $ 15.00
  • Trip to the Canadian Museum of History on Fri Jan 19/18. The cost is $ 25.00

FEBRUARY

Trip to the International Cooking School at Algonquin College

SPRING

Look for the flyers on these exciting trips coming up in the future:

  • Sugar Bush trip in April
  • Upper Canada Playhouse on Thurs April 26
  • Mystery Trip in May

The Travel Team is still in need of Travel Team personnel on its Planning Team.

Reminder that the times for Selling Trip Tickets is: Tuesdays - 11:10 am to 1:10 pm and Wednesdays would be 11:45 am to 1:15 pm.   

It should be noted that when you are booking a trip you must come into the Centre on the  on the days and times listed above.  We can not take reservations over the phone.

Did you ever wonder how the Travel Team prices our trips?
Each trip is based on the following criteria to ensure that our customers pay a reasonable price as well as receiving an enjoyable and interesting experience: 

  • price that the venue charges us per person. This can vary depending on the venue; 
  • cost of any meal if included in the trip;
  • price of the bus (whether it is a School Bus or a Residence's bus).  The cost of chartering a school bus has risen over the past year due to gas and drivers costs. The charge is also based on the mileage to the destination or venue. An example is: if we use a school bus on a trip say to Morrisburg. The cost could run anywhere from $ 350.00 to $ 450.00 for that trip. It is getting more difficult for us to book Residences Buses as they need them for their residents
  • cost of printing flyers and other administration costs.

If anyone has any further questions with regard to the costing of our trips, please contact John Kern at: jh.kern@rogers.com


 


 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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