We have developed and posted a packing list for all the players for the trip, based on feedback from previous years. Remember, all your clothing & toiletries should be going in your smaller CCM bag, which then goes INSIDE your equipment bag. That’s how you will have only one bag to check.
Click here for all the information on baggage.
AIG TRAVEL ASSISTANCE WEBSITE
AND APP USER GUIDE
We’ve purchased Travel Assistance from AIG for everyone participating in the Exchange. Click here for the install directions. Click here for the full user guide.
Letter for School Excusal
Yep, most of our kids will miss a few days of school. But hopefully, with this letter, they will be excused in advance. Of course, if your district has a form that you should fill out, use that instead.
REQUIRED LETTER: PARENTAL CONSENT
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Control: “Unless the child is accompanied by BOTH parents, the child must have a notarized letter from the other parent or signed by both parents stating, ‘I acknowledge that my son/daughter is traveling outside the country with [the name of the adult] with my permission.’ “
Letter for notary: Letter of Parental Consent for Minor Child to Travel – must be notarized.
Our trip to Helsinki will demand an adjustment to a time difference of seven hours. “Jet lag,” the common term for a traveler’s schedule disruption, can include symptoms such as sleepiness during the day and insomnia in the evening hours. Jet lag can be particularly challenging when traveling from west to east.
Observing a few simple practices helps minimize discomfort caused by eating, sleeping and waking on a different schedule once reaching our European destination.
. Click here for some of the best advice on how to avoid jetlag.
To help you save the most on currency exchange rates and avoid potential fees for international transactions, use the tips below to plan for your next trip abroad. More money in your pocket and less spent on unnecessary fees means more to spend on your globetrotting adventures. Click here for the tips.
FLIGHT INFORMATION – TIMES LOCAL
JFK > HEL
Finnair flight #AY0016
Thursday 30 March 2023
22:55 (10:55 PM)
Friday 31 March 2023
14:00 (2:00 PM)
HEL > JFK
Finnair flight #AY0015
Sunday 9 April 2023
17:20 (5:20 PM)
Sunday 9 April 2023
19:05 (7:05 PM)
All times local. Ground transportation details will be added here ASAP.
Hilton Helsinki Strand
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