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European Event 2024
« on: October 09, 2023, 19:32:42 »
Dear Friends,

I know PagodaFest Chicago 2023 was a big success and is only just behind us. Many of us also still fondly remember the 60th anniversary in Nuremberg. However, many people remarked that we should not skip our bi-annual European Event.

So we have block-reserved rooms for 30 cars (60 people) in the Parc Hotel Alvisse in Luxembourg. A 4 star hotel with parking, spa facilities and availability of private function rooms for our group.

The dates we have chosen are: arrival Thursday 26th Sep 2024, departure Sunday 29th Sep 2024. The traditional weekend we have been using for the last few years. Now Luxembourg is a little north of the places we visited the last few events, but the weather in that weekend has been very nice: not too hot but still sunny. However, we cannot guarantee no rain.

Luxembourg is very central in Europe, easy to reach from most countries in a 1 or 2 day trip. It offers beautiful roads, sightseeing and possible excursions into the Eiffel or the Alsace area. And, also important: Luxembourg offers the lowest prices in Europe for that exclusive but essential amenity: 98 Super petrol.

The organisers shall plan excursions, routes, and other practicalities. Expect some beautiful roads, views and challenging navigation exercises… Depending on the number of participants we may or may not plan group lunches. Anyway, reserve your place and we will keep you informed.

Note: to reserve your place, you need to pay a € 500 downpayment (expected to be a little less than half the total cost) to Peter van Es, IBAN NL31 INGB 0005391304, BIC: INGBNL2A.
Alternatively, pay that amount to my PayPal account: vanesp@escurio.com but do ensure you cover all costs, so that I receive the full € 500. At the same time send me a mail with your and your co-driver’s details.

You will be able to cancel (and receive a full refund) up until 30th of March 2024. After that date cancellation will only be possible at a cost or if we can use your place for someone else. Note: as always, priority will be given to Full Members of the Group.

Full details will be published in due course.

Peter van Es
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2023, 20:20:21 »
Dear Peter,

Thank you for this 😊
Please check your emails.

My best,
Kemal
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2023, 20:50:45 »
Thanks Peter,

Deposit paid.

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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2023, 21:22:28 »
Many thanks Peter.. deposit paid.

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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2023, 21:37:06 »
Thank you Peter deposit paid but not sure if we replied to the correct email could you please confirm.
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2023, 02:45:57 »
Thanks Peter, deposit paid, now to work out the logistics.
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2023, 07:48:59 »
Thank you Peter,deposit will be paid by tonight.

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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2023, 08:33:49 »
Thanks, Peter

Look forward to seeing some familiar faces again

Paul and Dolly
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2023, 09:09:38 »
Well, that went quickly. We have:

  • 18 members (cars) signed up
  • 13 payments in the bank account with a few international transfers on the way

Members signed up:
Kemal, Paul & Dolly, 66andBlue, Martijn / Jonny B, Peter van Es , Jmbour, JamesL, John K, JJD, mazmona, brianinnl, sully, Rick007, Garry, Lees SL, RAY, Merc_girl, edovanderburgt

If you believe you signed up but your membership name is not here, contact me! If you still want to sign up, take action quickly!
« Last Edit: October 13, 2023, 16:52:40 by Peter van Es »
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2023, 09:51:42 »
Any members coming from Italy or Switzerland? I would like to partecipate but is quite long journey for me . I could take the ship to GENOVA but from there to Luxembourg is still 860km.
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2023, 09:52:57 »
Hopefully Peter March will come loaded with prosciutto, salami, Parmesan and wine. He’s in Merano
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2023, 10:36:54 »
Is it possible also to attend without car ?
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2023, 10:44:50 »
You could get a rental car locally or find a member who needs a co-driver... besides, for the European events in Nice, Meran, Austria quite a few members drove more than 1000 km's there and back... it's a great way to get to know your car!
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2023, 11:18:01 »
Dear Peter,

That's terrific.
Please count Aslam (kampala) and myself (114015) in for the Event.
Downpayment transferred.

Thanks a lot for putting together all the hard work
and organization.

Looking already very much forward ....

Best,
Aslam and Achim
« Last Edit: October 11, 2023, 14:50:31 by 114015 »
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2023, 11:35:49 »
Quote
Hopefully Peter March will come loaded with prosciutto, salami, Parmesan and wine. He’s in Merano

Yes James... We have to make this happen.
I'll let Peter M. know.
 ;D :D

Best,
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2023, 13:34:44 »
Deposit paid looking forward already.
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2023, 14:59:16 »
Good evening,

very good news Peter !!!!!!

we are in. One car from South Tyrol Italia..

Ralph Neerly is supposed to join me in my car.

Trunk will be loaded in time!

Peter paid!

Mauro lets figure out! Send me a message.
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #17 on: October 10, 2023, 15:35:15 »
Payment sent! Looking forward to another great one!  Traveling from Merano with Suedtiroler
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2023, 15:44:01 »
Good evening,

very good news Peter !!!!!!

we are in. One car from South Tyrol Italia..

Ralph Neerly is supposed to join me in my car.

Trunk will be loaded in time!

Peter paid!

Mauro lets figure out! Send me a message.

JamesL likes this post  ;D
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #19 on: October 10, 2023, 17:52:21 »
Hi Peter,  payment send. Looking very much forward to seeing you all again.
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #20 on: October 10, 2023, 19:45:38 »
Status update. We have:

  • 23 cars - 25 members signed up
  • 19 payments arrived with a few international transfers on the way

I still have room for another 6 cars -- after that I'll need to contact the hotel again for extensions... And once the hotel runs out we will build a reserve list.

Members signed up:
Kemal, Paul & Dolly, 66andBlue, Martijn / Jonny B, Peter van Es , Jmbour, JamesL, John K, JJD, mazmona, brianinnl, sully, Rick007, Garry, Lees SL, RAY, Merc_girl, edovanderburgt, 114015 / Kampala, Gnuface, Suedtiroler / neelyrc, Peter, vintagecoupe
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2023, 20:01:20 »
Hi Peter and hope you are well.

Are there any spaces left for the Luxembourg trip please?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards
Mike Knowler
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #22 on: October 10, 2023, 20:28:09 »
Yup... see below...
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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #23 on: October 12, 2023, 07:55:31 »
Status update. We have:

  • 28 cars - 30 members signed up
  • all but 2 payments arrived with a few international transfers on the way

I still have room for another 2 cars -- after that I'll need to contact the hotel again for extensions... And once the hotel runs out we will build a reserve list.

Members signed up:
Kemal, Paul & Dolly, 66andBlue, Martijn / Jonny B, Peter van Es , Jmbour, JamesL, John K, JJD, mazmona, brianinnl, sully, Rick007, Garry, Lees SL, RAY, Merc_girl, edovanderburgt, 114015 / Kampala, Gnuface, Suedtiroler / neelyrc, Peter, vintagecoupe, Lorsar, Mike Knowler, Pablo02, Cubalibre, gwuisman

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Re: European Event 2024
« Reply #24 on: October 12, 2023, 08:28:52 »
Morning All.


Please can you reserve a spot for Jai and Myself if still available !

Just sent the payment details.


Thanks

Andy
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