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USEFUL TIPS

Here are a few things we can help you with before hand to make things easier for you.  

 

We've made a small list of the things you'll need to consider.  

SPLIT

From the airport, a taxi to the marina is a 10-15 minute journey and should cost around 100 Kuna (approx. €13). ​

 

Uber has recently launched in Croatia, and are cost effective.

ALIMOS

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HOW TO PACK

Pack light. Get out your best swimmers, plan your outfits and think about what's hot this summer. Think: swimming, strolling, casual dinner and dancing. Keep it simple. 

DUBROVNIK

From the airport, a taxi to the marina is a 30-35 minute journey and should cost around 200-250 Kuna (approx. €26-€30). ​Uber has recently launched in Croatia, and are cost effective.

MYKONOS

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ALCOHOL

You can buy alcohol at the marina, which saves you running around looking for it.

LEFKAS

If you’re planning on taking the coach to Lefkas, the coach will be considerably cheaper at €36 instead of the cost of the flight (approx. €180 per person) and a €50 taxi from the airport to Lefkas. You can either take a taxi, 

FLIGHTS

There are many airlines that service Croatia, including: easyJet, Wizz, Volotea, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa.  You can also try skyscanner, Expedia or Cheap Flights.

GRATUITIES

It is always good to appreciate the services of your crew, especially if they've done an excellent job all throughout the course of your trip.

CREW LIST

If you can please send us the following information for every guest. Please send your crew list details to crewlist@medsailingholidays.com

Name on passport:
Passport number:
Place of birth (be specific):
Nationality:
Date of birth:
Male/Female:
Phone: 
Any allergies? If so, please list them:
Any medical issues? If so, please list them:
Will you prefer our 1) Standard meals 2) Vegetarian meals (standard no meat), or 3) Vegan meals

Please note: If you don't make a meal selection, we'll provide the Mediterranean meal option.

Passport

WHAT TO PACK

TRAVEL INSURANCE

it might be worthwhile checking with your company to ensure you're covered for sailing activities or any last-minute emergencies,

ROCK SHOES

the rocks can be sharp and if you have some rock shoes, they may be a handy addition to your luggage (if you plan on a little exploring),

POWER ADAPTER

it’s always good to bring a power adapter for any electrical items, including USB cords and 12V connectors. The boat has 2 prong European power points, personal power banks are also a great idea to bring with you,

MUSIC

pack your favourite music on your iPod or MP3 player and remember to pack your aux cable,

FLIP FLOPS

any shoes with dark or marking soles and heels are not permitted on board. It would be wise to bring flip-flops or similar for the hot weather,

WHATSAPP

If you haven't got WhatsApp installed on your phone, download it as we create a group specific to your boat so that we can communicate with everyone and all guests and crew can share their best photos with everyone,

DRIVER'S PERMIT

if you plan on hiring a car or scooter while on holiday, it will pay to have an IDP (International Driver's Permit). 

LUGGAGE

pack on the light side, just remember your swimmers, something for the evening at dinner and a warm jacket. Soft bags are preferred on the boat as they're easier to carry.

ACCOMODATION

if you're planning on staying longer in the stops, remember to book your accommodation also. You can try companies such as Air BnB, booking.com etc.

MONEY

bring cash for our first day, as the island may not have an ATM or accept cards,

PERSONAL

Remember your personal toiletries, including shampoo and to pack your swimmers

CAMERA

Underwater camera or GoPro for creating a video of your holiday,

TRAVEL DATES

if your schedule allows it, stay an extra day before and after your trip. Don’t fly in on Saturday and join the boat immediately, you will miss out on so much of the amazing Old Towns.

BEACH TOWELS

We will provide ben linen and a towel, however if you’d like a beach towel it may pay to bring your own, Linen - a towel and hand towel will be provided for the week,

MEDICATION

if you need medication, remember to bring it with you, including seasickness tablets if you get motion sickness. It’s better to be safe than seasick!

ALCOHOL

Bring your favourite drink for your first night, should you wish to have a wine on board,

INTERNET

Although we will have WIFI on the boat, if you want permanent internet on your phone/devices, you can buy a T Mobile SIM for €11 which gives you local calling, SMS and 7-days unlimited 4G data,

NATIONAL FLAG

some guests like to bring their national flag to hoist and fly to show the diverse nationalities that travel from afar to enjoy the sailing experience.

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SPLIT

Please make sure you arrive at Marina Kaštela (pronounced "cash-teller"), (Split) with plenty of time, all taxi drivers know where it is, if not there is a map below with the address and a phone number to call.

Guest check-in and bag drop is 1 pm at the boat(s) and boarding time is 2 pm. The boats can be found in the service area, you will see the large white 'Med Sailing Holidays" flags.

When you arrive, have your driver take you to the service area of the marina, where you can drop off your luggage and meet you crew.

The boat is an Beneteau Oceanis 48

If you are unsure, you can go into Noa Yachting office and the staff will advise where you can find the Med Sailing Holiday’s boats. It's worth noting that the marina oversells annual contracts, so our boats are generally berthed in the service area, but from time to time we are placed on Pier C. We will advise you on Friday evening if we are being moved to Pier C.

If you require marina instructions when you're in Croatia, please call Noa Yachting on +385 21 271 185. The staff are all fluent in English and very friendly.

Embarkation days can be quite busy, so it’s also wise to arrive a little early and relax. There is plenty of outdoor seating at the café, with sun protection.

DUBROVNIK

Please make your way to ACI Marina in Dubrovnik,

Guest check-in and bag drop is 1 pm at the boat(s) and boarding time is 2 pm.

When you arrive, you will go to the charter office of DREAM YACHT CHARTERS (red circle in the map) and tell them you're sailing with Med Sailing Holidays. They will direct you to our pier and boats. You'll be looking for a sailing boat with a white “Med Sailing Holidays" flag.

The boat is an Beneteau Oceanis 48

If you need to speak with someone on the day of arrival about the whereabouts of your boat, please call the Dream Yacht Charter office: +385 22 310 103 and please reference "Med Sailing Holidays"

Embarkation days can be quite busy, so it’s also wise to arrive a little early, have lunch and relax. There is plenty of outdoor seating at the café, with sun protection and a swimming pool.

If you require a transfer to the marina, UBER is now operating in Croatia and so far appear to be the cheapest transportation to the marina or The Old Town.

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LEFKAS

Make your way to Lefkas Marina (all taxi drivers will know where it is)

Check in is at 5pm.  Although we like it if you can be at the marina by 4:30pm and meet us at FYLY Yachting (see attached map for directions). Look for the crew wearing the “Med Sailing Holidays” polo shirt and we can direct you to your boat and crew.  It's very likely that we'll change the check in to an earlier time once the season has started and we've organised the cleaners, provisions, repairs etc.  We'll send you a confirmation email 2 weeks before your departure date to confirm. 

If you have a few hours to spare before your check in time, you can leave your bags at the FYLY office and come back at 17:00. You can also go to the Ianos Hotel in the marina and relax by the pool. 

Embarkation days can be quite busy, so it’s also wise to have had lunch before you arrive as we’ll be going straight to our port for dinner.  We don’t want you getting hungry!  

  

BOARDING TIME:  Your boarding time will be different to your check in time. Assume that you will be boarding at 19:00 and leaving the marina (weather permitting) shortly afterwards. 

If you didn’t pick up any refreshments for the boat, now is a good time to find the supermarket in the marina and buy your beer, wine and any soda drinks you may want through the week. 

GETTING TO LEFKAS: 

You can either fly, bus or arrange a private transfer from Athens to Lefkas.  If you’re planning flight, you’ll be flying into Preveza (airport code: PVK), which is situated just 20 kilometers north of Lefkas town. 

If you’re planning on taking the coach to Lefkas, the coach will be considerably cheaper at €36 instead of the cost of the flight (approx. €180 per person) and a €50 taxi from the airport to Lefkas. 

You can either take a taxi, Uber or the 93 bus from Athens airport which will take you directly to the bus terminal. 

MYKONOS

Please make your way to Marina Mykonos.

The address is Mykonos Marina GR-846 00 Periohi Tourlos, Mykonos-GREECE.

Check in is at 5pm. We do ask that you be on time, so we can make your cabin allocations.

When you arrive, you will go to the charter office of Kiriacoulis Charter and tell them you're sailing with Med Sailing Holidays. They will direct you to our pier and boats. You'll be looking for a sailing boat with a large rainbow “Pride Sailing Holidays" flag.

We will send a reminder email about 2 weeks prior to your trip with any last minute changes to your arrival instructions. If there are any last minute changes, we’ll send out a broadcast text message to your mobile phone

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