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41st International Education Conference to celebrate 50 years of NABSW

In celebration of NABSW’s 50 years as an organization, NABSW’s International Conference will be embark on its first international cruise to the Caribbean and Mexico. There is a 1-day pre-cruise rolling workshop in Miami and followed by eight days of cruising, rolling workshops in three ports of call. If you have never participated in an International Education Conference, this is your year! If you have traveled with us before, this one is certain to meet or exceed your expectations.

You MUST reserve your space EARLY because the cruise ship needs a list of travelers EARLY!!!!

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING ESTIMATED COST.
The cruise line reserves the right to increase costs of the cruise.

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Children must accompany two full paying passengers

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Payments 1 and 2 MUST be made with either a personal check or cashier’s check. These are the ONLY two options available for payments 1 and 2. Personal checks or cashier checks must be mailed to the National Office at:

National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc.
2305 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, S.E.
Washington, DC 20020
ATTN: IEC

The dates for the first two payments are:

PAYMENT #1 (initial payment (Individual)
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 .............................................................. PAYMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED ON TIME
$250 double occupancy
$300 single occupancy
$100 child age 12 - 17

PAYMENT #2
Thursday, November 30, 2017 .......................................................... PAYMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED ON TIME
$250 double occupancy
$300 single occupancy
$100 child age 12 - 17

PAYMENTS #3 - #7
For your convenience, you will have the option of making online payments for the remaining five payments, #3 – #7. Payments must be received in one of three (3) ways:

1. Personal check or cashier’s check.
2. Credit card (authorization form is attached to this announcement). Conferee is responsible for purchasing monthly installments on NABSW’s website. More information to follow.
3. Electronic check – Conferee is responsible for making online payments. More information to follow.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE
PAYMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED ON TIME

PAYMENT #3 …………...............................…………….........................................................................January 10, 2018
$292.00 (Double Occupancy -INTERIOR)
$360.00 (Double Occupancy –BALCONY)
$130.00 (Child 12 -17, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$74.00 (Children 0 – 11, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$422.00 (Single Occupancy - -INTERIOR)
$558.00 (Single Occupancy - - BALCONY)

PAYMENT #4 …………………………………………………………………………………February 10, 2018
$292.00 (Double Occupancy -INTERIOR)
$360.00 (Double Occupancy –BALCONY)
$130.00 (Child 12 -17, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$74.00 (Children 0 – 11, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$422.00 (Single Occupancy - -INTERIOR)
$558.00 (Single Occupancy - - BALCONY)

PAYMENT #5 ………….……………………………………………………………………........March 10, 2018
$292.00 (Double Occupancy -INTERIOR)
$360.00 (Double Occupancy –BALCONY)
$130.00 (Child 12 -17, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$74.00 (Children 0 – 11, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$422.00 (Single Occupancy - -INTERIOR)
$558.00 (Single Occupancy - - BALCONY)

PAYMENT #6 ……………………………………………………………………………………...April 10, 2018
$292.00 (Double Occupancy -INTERIOR)
$360.00 (Double Occupancy –BALCONY)
$130.00 (Child 12 -17, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$74.00 (Children 0 – 11, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$422.00 (Single Occupancy - -INTERIOR)
$558.00 (Single Occupancy - - BALCONY)

PAYMENT #7 (FINAL PAYMENT)……………...………………………………………………May 10, 2018
$292.00 (Double Occupancy -INTERIOR)$360.00 (Double Occupancy –BALCONY)
$130.00 (Child 12 -17, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$74.00 (Children 0 – 11, accompanying 2 full paying double occupancy passengers)
$422.00 (Single Occupancy - - INTERIOR)
$558.00 (Single Occupancy - - BALCONY)

IMPORTANT: A $75.00 late fee will be assessed for all late payments after March 10, 2018.

If you are not a member of NABSW there is an additional fee of $100.00 and the $100.00 fee will be due with your final payment.

CANCELLATION PENALTY DATES:
For any cancellation 70 days (June 1, 2018) prior to departure, penalty will be assessed as follows:
61 – 89 days (May 7 – June 8, 2018)…………………………………………………………………....300 per person
46 - 60 days (June 11-June 25, 2018) ...................................................................................................... 55% of the tour cost
16 - 45 days (June 26-July 25, 2018) ........................................................................................................80% of the tour cost
15 days or less (July 14-August 11, 2018) ................................................................................................100% of the tour cost

CHECKLIST - - Please make sure that you have done/will do the following:
1. I have made my 1 st (and 2nd ) payment to NABSW by personal check or cashier’s check and mailed it to NABSW.
2. I have sent the first page of my passport (the page with my photo) to NABSW.
3. If I have signed up as double occupancy, I have designated a roommate.
4. If I have signed up as double occupancy AND I am bringing a minor child:
    a. I have included the number of minor children I will bring.
    b. I have included the name of the minor child(ren)
    c. I will pay ½ of the cost for the number of minor children no later than January 10, 2018 d. I will pay ½ of the cost for the number of minor children no later than April 10, 2018
5. If I am not a member, I will include an additional $100.00 with my final payment.