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2018 HIBS Vanuatu Trip

2018 Hutt International Boys School  

Trip to Vanuatu Departing from New Zealand - PRIVATE TRIP

Thank you for your interest in visiting Vanuatu during the July 2018 school holidays to assist with Cyclone Pam rebuilding projects.   The group will be flying from Wellington to Port Vila on Saturday 7th July 2018 and returning on Wednesday 18th July 2018.

To register for this trip click HERE.

Flights & Trip Budget:

Departure Date Wed 11th April 2018
Budget Group Airfare - AKL to Port Vila Return $900
Trip Cost (excluding building contribution) $2,350
Building Contribution per person $750
Estimated Total Trip Cost Excluding Building Contribution $4,000


Sharing twin/triple/quad 3 star hotel/apartments in Port Vila; shared dorm gueshouse on Pele Island.

Transport:  Hired vans & boat

Building Contribution:  Each person will be responsible to raise NZ$750 to fund the building materials.

Vaccinations: You will need to consult your doctor, however common vaccinations required are Tetanus, Diphtheria, MMR, Hepatitis A, typhoid, flu vax, chicken pox (unless you have had it). Dengue fever and malaria are also present so DEET based repellent and malaria tablets are recommended. Remember it’s not just you who needs protection – it’s the local kids and families you interact with as well.  Your parents will be asked to sign a vaccination confirmation form for you before departure,

Visas:   No visa required for Vanuatu however 6 months validity on your passport is required.

Travel insurance:  is compulsory and must include coverage for volunteer building.  We offer a group policy underwritten by Allianz which is included in your trip cost assuming no pre existing conditions.

Trip Guardians: If you are under 18 years old you will need to travel with a trip guardian who is 18 years or older.

Catering:  All meals are included in the trip cost.

Port Vila Excursions:  A budget has been included in the trip cost for Port Vila excurions.

Trip Cost Excludes:  Vaccinations, personal drinks and snacks, personal spending money, return transport from HIBS to Wellington International Airport.

To register for this trip please click here.  Please note that places are allocated on a first come first served basis.  To secure your place please submit your form now.

Trip Itinerary

The team will assemble at Wellington International Airport on Saturday 7th July 2018 where you will depart on your flight to Port Vila.  A Break Free Expeditions team member will meet you at Port Vila Airport on arrival, and transfer you to your accommodation.  The team will transfer by bus and boat to Pele Island on Sunday through to the following Sunday to complete the build.  The team will have a couple of days to visit Cascade Falls or Blue Lagoon, before visiting Hideaway Island before returning to Wellington on Wednesday 18th July.  


























































































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