Travel Information

Further details will be sent to you on booking.

Group Arrivals It is worth checking with your teacher/group leader before booking your flight to see when others are arriving, to help keep your transfer costs down.

Travel Insurance It is a condition of booking you take out travel insurance to cover all eventualities, including cancellation

TURKEY TRAVEL

Flights

The flight from Gatwick to Dalaman is 4.5 hours. Prices vary according to time of booking or season. It is advisable to book early to get the best prices. The following companies fly to Dalaman airport. Thomas Cook, Thomson, Easyjet, Turkish Airlines, Pegasus.

Visa

Anyone travelling to Turkey is required to purchase an online visa before entering the country – this can be purchased from the following website: www.evisa.gov.tr
The fee is US$20 The visa needs to be printed and taken with you. Your passport needs to be valid for a further 6 months from the date you depart Turkey

Transfers

Saturday is travel day (unless otherwise stated) and yoga courses start on the following morning. The transfer to Huzur Vadisi is 45 minutes, to Suleyman’s Garden 1.5 hours.

Transfer prices depend on the number of passengers and transfers involved. Generally it works out at around £20 each way if arriving as a group, but if there are a lot of individual arrivals, it can be as much as £50 each way. It is worth checking with your teacher before booking your flight to see when others are arriving to keep your transfer costs down.

SPAIN TRAVEL

Flights

The flight from Gatwick to Almeria is 2.5 hours and is served by Easyjet, Thomas Cook, Vueling and Iberia.

Transfers

Saturday is travel day (unless otherwise stated) and yoga courses start on the following morning. The transfer time from the airport is half an hour.

Transfer prices depend on the number of passengers and transfers involved. We can arrange transfers, which generally work out between €15 – €25 per person one-way, depending on numbers.  It is worth checking with your teacher before booking your flight to see when others are arriving to keep your transfer costs down.

Car hire, if required, is only available from the airport.

ROME TRAVEL

Flights

The flight from Gatwick to Rome is 2.5 hours and is served by Easyjet, British Airways, Vueling and Ryan Air.

Transfers

We recommend that you fly to Fiumicino Airport, as there is a direct train from the airport to a station only five minutes from the villa. Ciampino airport is also an option if you fly RyanAir.

Train The train from Fiumicino takes an hour, stopping at Settebagni station, five minutes from the villa. The ticket is €12 and we can send a car to pick you up.

Taxi A taxi can be arranged for you either from Fiumicino or Ciampino (35/40 minutes). The cost is approximately €60/70 (depending on traffic) to be shared between up to four people;
 plus €1 per luggage.

 

WALES TRAVEL

By Train
The local station is Caersws, around 15 minutes from the venue. Trains run every two hours, arriving at just after 2:00 pm and 4:00pm, which ties in with normal check-in time.  London Euston to Caersws is 3.5 hours.

We can arrange a taxi to meet you. Price depends on numbers sharing, 1 – 4 persons approx. £15 each way divided by number of passengers; 4 – 6 persons £20 each way divided by number of passengers.

Llanidloes is on the A470 in Powys, mid-Wales. Details of driving directions will be sent out on booking.

 

ICELAND TRAVEL 

Travel to Reykjavik and Akureyri

 Flights to Reykjavik – carriers from most large UK regional airports.  

  • Icelandair.
  • British Airways.
  • Thomson Airways.
  • EasyJet.

 

Flights can start from as little £65 pounds during the winter months, however can go up to and start from £159 during the summer months.

Once in Reykjavik you’ll need to make your way to Akureyri on the north coast. There are 3 options transfer, flying or driving:-

 

  • Transfer by minibus from International Airport or/and Reykjavik. If the group can arrive on the same flight we can arrange a transfer for you. If you get the maximum number of 16 students then this could be the cheapest option for the group. Approx. £137pp return for 16 people plus teacher.

 

  • Domestic flights from Reykjjavik to Akureyri with Air Iceland https://www.airicelandconnect.com/ prices start at €90. Transfers from Akureyri airport can be arranged.

 

You will land in Keflavik International Airport, located 40 km from Reykjavik. There is a transfer bus (Flybus) from there to the domestic terminal. You need to change buses in Reykjavik.

A taxi from Keflavik to Reykjavik domestic terminal costs in the region of £85. Or you can take the Flybus to the bus terminal in Reykjavik, and a taxi from there for around £15.

 

  • Car Hire – Drive through the majestic landscape to the north on largely empty roads. Approximately a 5-hour drive. Prices start at around £150 for 7 days.

 

FRANCE TRAVEL

Travel & Transfers

Travel to the chalet is straight forward either with flights or Eurostar to Grenoble. It can take between an hour and forty minutes and two and half hours depending on traffic and snow conditions to travel to the chalet from the airport. Guests are advised to pick out a flight that arrives late morning, and one that leaves early afternoon – there tends to be better travel through the airport and on the motorways the earlier you arrive and depart.

Direct transfers can be booked in good time from the airport to the chalet with taxis costing from about €235 return (final prices for 2019 not confirmed yet). These can take up to 4 – 8 clients and pro-rata costs calculated. Guests who opt to travel independently would incur a more expensive single transfer, or might benefit from using the bus service, more details on request.

Eurostar bookings should aim to connect with the www.transaltitude.fr bus service from directly outside the station to the village of Villard Reculas. The timetable is not normally published before December, but this is both easy, economical and the best environmental value from the UK. In planning and the guiding of guests please make note of the check in time of after 2pm on arrival and the checkout time is before 10am on the final morning.