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IVY - The World's First Social University
IVY TRAVEL:
Istanbul
Sept 18 - 22, 2018

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IVY x Istanbul Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair

September 18 - 22, 2018 (optional extension September 15 - 18, 2018)

We’ve got VIP access to the 13th edition of the Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair for IVY members! Notable for its unique position both geographically and culturally, Contemporary Istanbul prides itself on bringing together galleries, artists and collectors from Turkey, the Caucasus, the Black Sea, Russia and the Middle East, as well as from Europe, America and Asia. You’ll have daily access to VIP private tours, artist talkbacks, private collection visits, panel discussions, cocktail receptions and evening parties along with general admission to the arts fair.

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Featured Activities

  • Contemporary Istanbul Fair Tour
  • Artist and Collector Dialogues and Round Tables
  • Private Collection Tours
  • Exhibition Openings
  • IVY Welcome Dinner
  • IVY Bosphorus Boat Cruise & Cocktail Reception
  • Visits to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome Square, Underground Cistern, and the Grand Bazaar

 

Optional Cappadocia Extension

(September 15 - 18) Featured Activities

  • Argos Chapel Dining Experience
  • Cappadocia Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Experience
  • Gorem Open-Air Museum
  • Uchisar Castle
  • Pigeon Valley
  • Zelve & Pasabagi
  • Red Valley
  • Urgup town
  • Full Moon Hike in Cappadocia Valley
  • Avanos Pottery Village visit & workshop
  • Ihlara Valley
  • Kaymakli Underground City

 

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Payment Terms & Conditions

PAYMENTS
Deposit$250Charged Immediately
Final Payment$1,199Charged the Friday following your RSVP
Total Trip Cost$1,449 

 

Istanbul Inclusions:

  • VIP Access to the Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair, with exclusive access as described on the itinerary
  • All breakfasts at hotel, and 1 IVY Welcome Dinner
  • IVY-exclusive city tour and evening boat cruise
  • Shared accommodations; a limited number of single rooms are available for an additional cost of $499, charged immediately upon request
  • Travel Insurance

 

In Istanbul, Members are Responsible For:

  • Flights to/from Istanbul Airport. Please plan to arrive in Istanbul by 3:00 PM local time on Tuesday, September 18th and depart anytime on Saturday, September 22nd.
  • Transport between Istanbul Airport and our hotel
  • Any meals outside of the inclusions (lunch daily, most dinners)
  • Souvenirs and additional personal costs

 

Cappadocia Extension Inclusions:

  • Flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul at the end of the extension, to begin the main program at Contemporary Istanbul
  • All in-country transport, with the exception of your airport transfer upon landing at Nevsehir Airport on September 15th
  • All meals, drinks, and activities on the itinerary (unless otherwise specified)
  • Shared accommodations; a limited number of single rooms are available for an additional cost of $175, charged immediately upon request
  • Travel Insurance

 

In Cappadocia, Members are Responsible For:

  • Flight from your origin city to Nevsehir Airport. Please plan to arrive in Cappadocia by 1:00 PM local time on Saturday, September 15th.
  • Any meals, drinks, and activities NOT listed on the itinerary
  • Souvenirs and additional personal costs

IVY Travel Terms & Conditions

IVY Booking Policies
Your deposit must be paid immediately upon booking (refundable where canceled within 24 hours of booking)
100% of the total cost of the booking must be paid by the first Friday following your reservation
All payments will be charged to the default card on your IVY account, any failed payments may result in your reservation being forfeited"

IVY Cancellation Policies
If canceling within 24 hours of placing your booking you will receive a full refund of your deposit
Cancellation after this period incurs cancellation fees
All payments are non-transferable

Cancellation Fees (as a percentage of total trip cost)
If you cancel...
Within the first 24 hours of RSVP – deposit is fully refundable
From 24 hours after RSVP until the final payment is charged – deposit is non-refundable
Thereafter, until 60 days before trip (05/20/18) – the cancellation fee is 40%
Thereafter, until 30 days before trip (06/19/18) – the cancellation fee is 70%
After 06/20/18 - the cancellation fee is 100% (ie. non-refundable)

*All room supplements are non-refundable once requested and paid*

 

CANCELLATION FEE BREAKDOWN
If Cancellation Date is...Within 24 Hrs of your RSVPUp until the first Friday following your RSVPUp until 60 days before trip departure
7/20/2018
Up until 30 days before trip departure
8/19/2018
Less than 30 days before trip departure
8/20/2018
Trip Start Date 9/18/2018
Cancellation Fee
(% of total trip cost)
Deposit RefundableDeposit
Non-Refundable
40%70%100% 
Total Amount Paid to Date:$250$250$1,499$1,499$1,499 
Refundable Amount$250$0$869$435$0 
*Cancellation fees are based on a % of total trip cost
*All room supplements are non-refundable once requested and paid

FAQs

Are Guests Allowed?
YES! We are able to accommodate a limited number of guests for this trip, if you are interested in bringing a guest please email us at turkey@ivy.com

What is the Accommodation Situation?

  • Shared Occupancy: This trip includes double occupancy accommodations, you will be assigned a roommate of the same gender
  • Requesting a Roommate: Please indicate on your reservation or email us at turkey@ivy.com if you would like to request a roommate
  • Single Room Supplements: A limited number of single rooms are available for $499 upon request, supplements are charged immediately and are non-refundable and non-transferable

 

Why is Airfare not included?
Airfare is an added cost due to the varied home destinations of travelers. If you need help reserving a flight please reach out to the IVY Flight Concierge with your ideal dates, airports & departure times via concierge@ivy.com

 

About

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"Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks." — Johann Gottfried von Herder

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