August 2011 Newsletter

By: Vintage Hockey  05-Apr-2012

Recap - What is Vintage Hockey?

Vintage Hockey is the latest sport to join the growing Vintage Sports Movement that already includes rugby, cricket, softball, golf and football. Vintage Sports Carnivals are designed for players of all abilities, agilities and experience, over 35 years of age. And if playing the sport you love isn't enough, carnivals are staged in attractive destinations where the chosen sport, in this case hockey, has a significant presence.

In summary, a Carnival can be the ultimate experience for an avid mature sportsperson (over 35 years of age) who whilst never reaching representative status can now ‘compete' against and relax in the company of similar aged people from all over the world - every 2 years!

One More Day of Play

Since the delivery of the last Vintage Hockey newsletter in June, we have had a number of people request an additional day of play. A fourth day of hockey games will be offered on Thursday the 25th October to those who wish to take advantage of playing more hockey in sunny Barbados.

Beautiful, Balmy, Blissful, Barbados

The wild Atlantic-battered east coast is a legend with surfers; those looking for action will find wind-surfing, hiking, diving and more. Barbados is a great destination, and despite its popularity, you'll have no trouble making it your own. Away from the glitz, it's still a place of classic calypso rhythms, an island-time vibe and world-famous rums.

Half a million people can't be wrong. That's the number of visitors Barbados attracts annually, and it doesn't take long before you see why they come by the planeload; the coasts are ringed by the kinds of azure-water and white-sand visions that fuel the fantasies of Brits, Americans and Canadians stuck shivering away in some snowy winter clime. Courtesy of The Lonely Planet

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Fantastic Flights to Barbados

Although airlines have yet to announce flights for October 2012, the team at the World Vintage Hockey offices have found some favourable flights for this October (2011) as a good indicator of what to expect.

Flights form London start at GBP 518 return.

Flights from Paris start at EUR 661 return.

Flights from New York start at USD 370 return.

What's in store for Partners, Family and Friends?

A range of excellent activities and tours have been planned for partners, family and friends who may not wish to attend all match days. Choose from
·    Explore and Discover Barbados with a Glass Bottom Boat Trip
·    Atlantis Submarine Expedition Tour
·    Touch of Barbados Splendour and Wildlife Reserve Tour
·    Golf at the Barbados Golf Club
·    Shopping Tour
·    Turtles and Shipwrecks Tour

The Vintage Hockey Caribbean Cruise

If you are in a Barbados mood, then why not join one of the relaxing Tiami Catamaran Cruises. Five hours on a luxury Catamaran spent swimming, snorkelling, exploring the coastline, enjoying a fabulous lunch and having the odd drink or three (…or four). The cruise visits a shipwreck, crosses the reef and allows those who want to swim with the turtles in a brilliant clear Caribbean sea. Then enjoy an exhilarating sail back to base enjoying the wind, the sea, the sun, the sounds of the Caribbean and a relaxing rum punch. It doesn't get any better than this.

What is the cost of taking part and what does it include?

Carnival packages start from US$1,295.00 per person (share twin or double), packages are also available for triple or quad. All prices are per person and are quoted in US dollars. All packages are subject to availability and where particular properties and rooms are sold out; the organisers will offer similar rooms and hotels.

Is there an early bird offer? YES!

REMEMBER : the 10% off special closes on Friday the 30th of September 2011.

How to enter?

Entering your team is very easy:

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Kind Regards,

The Vintage Hockey Team.

The information in this article was current at 27 Mar 2012

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