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XMAS in JAMAICA

 We’re taking a trip to Jamaica in the Caribbean Island…far far away from Nigeria!

All the reggae, jerk chicken, rum, exotic beaches, rivers, waterfalls, are all the features we need in our vacation after a tough stress full year.

DATE 21st to 28th December 2020

How to Book
  1. Please choose your accommodation single or sharing room option.
  2. Should you wish to join from outside Africa e.g UK, US, CANADA, kindly deduct $1640 from any of the packages below. You would only need to sort your flight to Montego Bay to meet the group.
  3. Should you wish to join from other parts of Africa, kindly fly into Nigeria the day before to join the flight.
  4. All packages are costed with economy class, should you want to upgrade, to business class, please add $1600 to your package, or add first class $2840
  5. All rooms in budget and mid-luxury categories are standard rooms, whilst the mid-lux rooms are junior suites
  6. Confirm your space by paying N450,000 ($940) from your chosen package, one or before the 8th of December, final payment 14th December, alternatively, you can pay in full.
  7. All exchange rates have been pinned at 480 naira to a dollar. This is subject to fluctuation rates and we reserve the right to change this.

What is included in the price paid?

1) Visa fees+ support

2) flight tickets (private chartered flights on Air Peace)

3) Airport transfers 

4) Tours – bamboo rafting on Martha Brae, Catamaran cruise, lots of DANG hang outs and fun!

5) 7 nights’ accommodation (based on your accommodation option

6) breakfast, lunch, dinner, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages inclusive 

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Dejar Resort -3*

3 in a room – $2450 (N1,176,000) each

2 in a room – $2550 (N1,224,000)each

1 in a room -$2830 (N1,358,000)

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Royalton White Sands -4*

2 in a room -$2750(N1,320,000)

1 in a room-

 $3070 (N1,473,000)

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Riu Palace Resort-5*

2 in a room – $3300 (N1,584,000) each

1 in a room – $3800(N1,824,000)

Joining from Outside the U.S

For anyone who cannot fly from Nigeria with us, kindly deduct $1640 from any of the three packages to benefit from all inclusions except the flights and visa.

E.g. 3* Dejar resort sharing for New year would be $2650 – $1640 =$1010

If you’re joining from the U.S, you’ll just need to book your flights to Montego Bay to meet up with us (arrival into Montego Bay is between 4 to 5pm and departure is between 6 to 7pm)

Airline

This is a private charter on Air Peace (and it not their regular service line)

Visa Process

For those in Lagos,

Please put the documents below together and send by courier or by self to the office address below

Plot 1, Block 99, Olori Muyibat Oyefusi Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

For those in Abuja,

Please send documents to the below address

Elizabeth Agboola,

Jamaican High Commission

13, Hassan Musa Katsina Street

Asokoro

Submission dates   

On of before10th Dec (last submission date for Christmas batch) 

Documents required

  1. Application form (click HERE to download)
  2. Passport and Passport photograph (1)
  3. If employed – letter on introduction from work and 6 months personal bank statement (closing balance min 1.5M)
  4. If Self-employed – CAC + Memorandum and 6 months company or personal bank statement (closing balance min 1.5M)
  5. Proof of address (e.g. NEPA bill)

If sponsored – letter of sponsorship and bio data page of sponsor

If married -travelling with spouse – marriage certificate

If travelling with children – birth certificate

The Experience

Eat & Drink

Jamaica is well known for its mouth-watering, tasty dishes. Whether you need proper food, snacks or exotic food or drinks there is abundance of things to “tickle your taste buds.”

Even though all accommodation comes in this package comes with daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it would be a Jamaican gastronomy criminal offence not to try the below.

Traditional food

Jamaican Jerk Chicken and pork, Ackee and salt fish, Jamaican rice and peas, curry goat, Mannish water (Nigerian pepper soup), Callaloo, Sweet potato pudding, Meat Patty (Nigerian meat pie)

There is a clear love of freshness in the preparation of good spicy food in Jamaica, and love of sweetness in its desserts. The abundance of meat, fish, and vegetables makes popular Jamaican food a rewarding area of exploration for all food lovers.

For sweet tooths, Jamaica has unending cakes and deserts to keep your teeth busy! Coconut drops, tamarind balls, bulla cake, grater cake and Jamaican rum cake

Traditional drinks

With all this exotic-sounding food on the menu, you will be looking to complete the experience with a somewhat traditional drink.

Irish Moss, Sea Cat Punch, Sorrel, Bob Marley Cocktail and of course RUM itself!

Exotic fruits

Pineapples, bananas, melons, papaya (or according to Jamaicans pawpaw), are all fruits you are familiar with and can find just about anywhere on your next trip to Jamaica.

However, there are a host of other exotic fruits that you may never have even heard of, but they are growing across the island on hillsides, in backyards and even on the sides of the roads.

Look out for Naseberry, Tamarind, Guniep, June plum, jack fruit, sweet sop & sour sop, star apple.

           

Sleep

Sleeping in an amazing accommodation for us is important for our rejuvenation and believe it should be for you too and that is why for this trip we have handpicked the three options presented above to guarantee the relaxation you seek.

Dejar resort

Royalton White Sands

Riu Palace

Explore

WHAT YOUR 7 NIGHTS WOULD LOOK LIKE (The full itinerary exact tour dates would be sent 2 weeks to travel)

Jamaica is a melting point of culture, activities, and experiences in one, and 1 week is not enough to experience it all! We have however handpicked a few that your must experience.

International departure to Lagos (11.00am) to arrive Montego Bay (16:00pm)

Montego Bay City tour

Get to know the island’s tourism capital and second city Montego Bay, known as ‘Mobay’. We will show you the highlights of the city, Sam Sharpe Square, St James Parish Church, and the Hip Strip, as well as time for souvenir shopping.

Discover the best deals Jamaica has to offer, taking advantage of Montego Bay’s wide assortment of souvenirs and deals on duty-free goods.

Check out the Craft Market, where you are free to bargain with the local vendors. The perfect souvenir to take home for friends or as a memento or your vacation is waiting for you to find.

Bob Marley Museum + Kingston City tour

Take a breath-taking trip over the north to south highway, cut through the mountains and providing stunning vistas to Kingston located on the south side of the island.

Kingston is the capital city of the country and often called ” the Heartbeat of Jamaica”. It is the centre of government, location of major factories and businesses and the cultural and art epic centre of the island.

We drive through the city, with the guide pointing out places of interest and we enjoy a light lunch at the One Love Cafe.

Tour the Bob Marley Museum. Hear about Bob Marley’s journey from the ghetto in Kingston to being an international Superstar.

Luminous/Mystic Lagoon

The Mystic Lagoon is inhabited by microscopic organisms that emit a phosphorescent light when the water is agitated.

Shortly after sunset, you will board the boat that will take you across the lagoon & as the water is disturbed, you will see the water illuminate behind the boat.

The boat will stop for swimming: so, jump into the water and watch your body glow!

Enjoy a complimentary rum punch while a Jamaican fire dancer puts on a breath-taking performance

CHRISTMAS

Bamboo Rafting

The Martha Brae River, a 20 stretch of turquoise water winding through Jamaica’s tropical inland rain forests, is an essential stop for nature lovers

Board a traditional bamboo raft. with an elevated seat for two,  for a calm slow gentle ride downstream the river,   poled by an expert trained raft captain who steers the raft  using a strong,  long stalk of bamboo, leaving you free to focus on the diverse  wildlife lining the shores. The vegetation is lush and thick along the riverbanks and you can hear the chirping birds and wildlife.  Duration about 90 minutes.

FREE DAY

International departure to Lagos, Nigeria

Optional tours not included

 Click here for THINGS TO DO IN JAMAICA

Dunn’s river falls,

catch sunset in Negril via catamaran cruise or from Ricks cafe,

Cooking classes

Chukka Adventures

Port Antonio and blue lagoon

Port Royal ‘Jamaica’s wickedest city’

History – Maroon community

Rastafarian village

Partying with local people

Reggae catamaran cruises

Jamaica Horseback Ride & Swim

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