Jersey – Occupation and Liberation & the Battle of Britain Air Display by Air

8 days from £799pp.


Battle of Britian

Visit: Battle of Britian, Battlefields

War Tunnels

Visit: War Tunnels, Jersey

Spitfire

Visit: Spitfire, Battlefields

Elizabeth Castle

Visit: Elizabeth Castle, Jersey

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by the Germans during World War Two. Our May departure coincides with the 71st anniversary of Liberation Day, whilst the September departure take in the Battle of Britain Air Display.

    Entrance fees to museums & places of interest (extra cost)

    Fly to Jersey where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a seven-night stay, then onwards to your hotel for a seven night stay. Tonight begins with a welcome drink and introductory talk.

    • Included meals: Dinner
    War Tunnels

    Jersey War Tunnels

    We visit the Jersey War Tunnels – an enormous tunnel complex built by the Germans as an artillery barracks but converted into a first aid field bunker as an emergency stand-by in 1943. It is now an excellent museum telling the complete story, through interactive displays, of the Occupation. We have an included lunch stop at the St. Brelades Bay Hotel, a home to German Soldiers during the occupation. Continue this afternoon with a tour of St Brelades Bay with Jersey’s foremost military historian and acclaimed writer, Ian Ronayne.

    • Included meals: English Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Free for you to relax and do as you please.

    • Included meals: English Breakfast, Dinner
    Noirmont_Point

    Noirmont Point

    Guided by Ian Ronayne, we spend the day visiting a number of WWII locations, some not normally opened to the general public. We head out to the coast for a guided tour of the Noirmont Point Command Bunker, see the German fortifications at Corbiere, the Channel Islands Military Museum and Moltke Battery at Les Landes.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Join the commemorations that take place today as Jersey celebrates 72 years since it was liberated from German occupation. Full details of the activities taking place will be updated on our website.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    St. Aubin’s Bay

    St. Aubin’s Bay

    We head to the People’s Park in St. Helier where there will be a static display of helicopters. This afternoon, enjoy the spectacular Battle of Britain Air Display which takes place over St. Aubin’s Bay with the dramatic backdrop of Elizabeth Castle.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    A morning guided ‘Occupation Walk’ around St. Helier, taking in all the many historic sites, memorials and monuments. We end at the awardwinning Maritime Museum in St. Helier and the Occupation Tapestry Gallery where a guide will be on hand to talk about life during the Occupation. Free afternoon.

    • Included meals: English Breakfast, Dinner

    Free day to relax.

    • Included meals: English Breakfast, Dinner

    Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the U.K.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

    • 7 nights' accommodation with English breakfast
    • 1 lunch and 7 evening meals
    • Specialist Occupation Guide
    • Battlefield visits as described
    • Return scheduled flights to Jersey and hotel transfers in Jersey

    Included Excursions

    Optional Excursions

    • Entrance fees to museums & places of interest (extra cost)

    Notes



     

    Single Room Supplement from £179.00 (8 days).

    Flight Information

    Flights - Flights to/from Jersey are available from the following airports: Birmingham, Bristol, Doncaster, East Midlands, Exeter, Gatwick, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton. All prices and airports are subject to availability. Flight supplements may apply. Please call for more details. This tour is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.

    We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    If your chosen airport indicates a supplement may apply, we will contact you shortly to discuss.
     

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for seven nights at the 3-star Mayfair Hotel. Located only a 10-minute stroll from the main shopping streets of Jersey’s delightful capital, this friendly hotel offers a variety of facilities including dining room, coffee shop, lounge and indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi and steam room. There is also an outdoor sun terrace with sun beds, tables and chairs with parasols, a games room and gym. The Mayfair also has three lifts and ground level access to the reception.


    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long hall flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

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