AVAILABLE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST:
* Round-trip transfers between
Providenciales and Pine Cay for some but not all American Airlines'
arrivals and departures. Transfers will be either by boat or air taxi
at the discretion of The Meridian Club.
* Golf cart * Aquafin sailboats * Windsurfers *Tennis court and racquets * Fresh-
water pool * Snorkeling gear and snorkeling excursions * Boating
excursions to some neighboring islands
AVAILABLE AT ADDITIONAL COST:
* Day sailing
* Deep-sea fishing
* Bone and reef fishing
* Golf on Providenciales
Always casual. Bathing suits with cover-ups or sport clothes are the norm at lunch. Informal summer evening clothes and sport shirts with slacks are perfect for dinner.
The Meridian Club has installed a public telephone (outgoing calls only) for guest use. Most credit cards can be used. There is also a fax available for guest communications. Charges are expensive for use of the fax. Cellular phones are not permitted on Pine Cay.
The Island maintains standard U.S. 110 volts, 60 cycles.
The United States dollar.
Reservations are secured by deposit at the time of booking in the amount of 50% of the rental amount. Make cheques payable to The Meridian Club Ltd., but send to Turks & Caicos Reservation Center @ 240 Pebble Beach Blvd., Suite 712, Naples, Fl. 34113. Deposits are refundable upon receipt by TCRC of written notice of cancellation at least 30 days prior to intended arrival.
Deposits will not be refunded if arrival is delayed or canceled because of delayed, canceled or missed flights or other transportation difficulties. Guests are therefore urged to purchase travel insurance.
CHECK-IN - CHECK-OUT TIMES
Check-out time is 12 noon. All efforts are made to have cottages available upon arrival.
GRATUITIES AND GOVERNMENT TAX
A service charge of ten percent is added to guest accounts. Further tipping is not expected. Rental rates are subject to a Government tax of eight percent.
SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS
Cash, traveler's cheques and personal cheques are acceptable means of settling accounts prior to departure. Credit cards are not accepted
PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP
Guests are advised to carry with them proof of citizenship (passport, original birth certificate, or voter registration card) for clearing Turks and Caicos Islands Customs and Immigration Service. Driver's license is not acceptable.
The Turks and Caicos Crown Colony situated southeast of the Bahamas, approximately halfway between Florida and the British Virgin Islands. Pine Cay, site of the Meridian Club is an 800 acre island, oneof several major islands and small cays that comprise the Colony.
Check with your travel service between Miami' and Providenciales (usually called "Provo") Turks & Caicos Islands. The Meridian Club provides transfers between Provo and Pine Cay for some but not all American Airlines' arrivals and departures. Transfers will be either by boat or air taxi at the discretion of the Meridian Club. Boat and air taxi charters can be arranged to coordinate with schedules of other carriers.
It is advisable to arrange travel plans with one of the flights for which transfers are provided. Otherwise it may be necessary to overnight in Provo and forfeiture of deposit may occur. Neither boat nor air taxi transfer is possible in darkness.
Please advise TCRC of your arrival flight on Provo so arrangements can be made for you to be met at the airport.
We suggest you carry essentials such as medicine, cosmetics, bathing suit and a change of clothing in your carry-on luggage in case your luggage misses a connecting flight. Although there is a commissary and small boutique on Pine Cay, clothing selections are limited.
Turks and Caicos Islands departure tax is $20.00 per person.
Pine Cay maintains a paved, 2800-foot air strip, Unicom 122.8.
Customs, immigrations and fuel are located at Providenciales. Please contact the Club in advance for reservations and landing permission.