Sweeping view of Montreal. Photo by Mathias Mullie - Unsplash
Montreal – Photo by Mathias Mullie (Unsplash)

OLLI Trips & Travel

Join the OLLI bus trip to Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec City!
Trip duration: August 18th to 23rd

Things to know:
1. We’ll be traveling with Diamond Tours, leaving from the USM campus.

  • The bus will leave from behind the Wishcamper Center at 8:00 am on August 18.
  • You MAY leave your car on the bottom floor of the parking garage IF you have a valid parking pass purchased through USM’s service Honk (starting July 1st, 2024)
  • We will return on 8/23, with the drop off behind the Wishcamper Center.
  • A valid US passport is required for this trip.
  • OLLI membership for 2024-25 is required for this trip.

2. Registration Date & Time: Monday, April 8, at 9:00 am in Room 205 in the Wishcamper Center. At registration, you will:

  • Complete a registration/contact form.
  • Let us know if you want a single (we have a limit of 6) or a double and who your roommate(s) might be.
  • Complete a health form including a list of your medications (confidential).
  • Complete an OLLI travel release form.
  • Show us your passport.
  • Leave a $75 deposit via check (Diamond Tours does not take credit cards).

3. Insurance is REQUIRED by OLLI/USM.

  • Insurance MUST be purchased through the site recommended. The cost is reasonable, and you must confirm to OLLI that you purchased it a week after registration.

4. Further payments will be brought to OLLI on May 11; the final payment is due by June 11.

  • We need 35 registrants for the trip to go ahead.

OLLI Trips & Travel – General Information

OLLI goes on three or four regional excursions throughout the year to local points of interest (generally in Maine, New Hampshire, or Massachusetts) and one to two international trips a year, often in May or November.

Local excursions:
Registrations are taken online by visiting our Online Registration Pages.
Registration Steps: 1. Sign in as a current member. 2. Click ‘Trips and Travel’ under ‘Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’ on the left of the page. 3. Once there, be sure to click on the DATE of the trip, then ‘Add to Cart.’)

Upcoming local Trip:
Local trips are in the works, and when they are announced, details will be listed here.

International Travel:
Registration is NOT online, and details will be shared via the newsletter or other announcements to members. (Registration for international travel is in-person, first come, first served.)