‘Piloto’ Reunions (New Members)

 

CLUB PILOTOS REUNIONS, DATES AND RATES 

The ‘Club Pilotos Fall Reunion’ dates for 2017 are October 30th – November 3rd, with ‘Early Bird’ arrivals on Sunday October 29th, 2017.

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New Club Pilotos are encouraged to read all of the information in this section…it will answer most of your questions about membership.

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We publish the itineraries for each Reunion only a few days prior to the event.  Details include the time and place for the optional (gratis) classes, talks, fiestas, etc.  For a general idea of what it’s all about please see the ‘Events’ column for a sample itinerary.

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For non-‘Reunion’ packages visit www.haciendadelossantos.com.  A 10% discount will be given on HdlS  Guest Rooms & all Suites (Casa Spa excluded) all year, plus additional bargains on the summer rates for three nights and longer.

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AVAILABILITY & Discounts?  ‘Club Piloto’ Packages are net prices, however 10% discounts are available for Hacienda Guest Room and all suite reservations on the lodging portion of your reservation.  ‘Casa Spa’ Rooms do not have any discounts available from the already low rates.   Just remember to receive your Club Pilot  10% discount (for lodging portion only of a Hacienda Guest Room level or higher) for regular reservations you must make your reservation direct with the resort (no travel agencies or middlemen involved)…  write Jim Swickard   at  jnswick@aol.com.
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•All rates quoted are per night plus 18% tax, optional $45.00 per person meal plans are subject to a 16% tax.

  • •Rates include high-speed wireless Internet connection throughout most of the resort in the portales, Agave Cafe and there are complimentary computers in the ‘Internet Room’.  Also, both Mountain and  new Beach Cruiser bikes are available for your use at only $5.00 USD per day.  Electric Bikes at $15.00 USD per day.  Helmets are included.
  • •Accommodations are available with One King Bed or Two Queen Beds as available.
  • •Room rates in U.S. Dollars for single/double occupancy and include a full  Breakfast in the Cafe Agave for one or two guests.
  • •An American Meal Plan is available at only $45.00 USD per day, per person, includes  luncheon specials and a four or five course evening meal (no drinks included), plus 16% tax. Meal plan must be ordered when making reservation.
  • •Third person in a room or suite, add $45.00 per night, includes  Breakfast
  • •All of our rooms and public areas are non-smoking by law
  • •Smoking permitted only in the outdoor areas away from lodging & dining
  • •Pets are not permitted, however are permitted in the ‘Casa Spa’, and a spacious dog run is available with provisions for your keeping things tidy
  • •We regret our rooms are not suitable for children under 10 years of age
  • In the ‘Casa Spa’ we have two rooms available for those with pets under 30 lbs, an additional fee of $20.00 per day per pet will be charged..  Please ask for details if you would like to enjoy the Hacienda with your pet.
  • •Check-In: 3:00 P.M. (Earlier for pilots when possible)
  • •Check-Out:  Noon (Later upon request when possible)
  • NO RESORT FEES, No Bottled Water Fees, NO Wi-Fi FEES, NO HIDDEN CHARGES, NO TIPPING UNTIL CHECK-OUT & it is Optional, WE WANT YOU BACK…often!

 

CLUB PILOTO MEMBERS WILL ALWAYS RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING WHEN THEY BOOK DIRECT WITH HACIENDA DE LOS SANTOS®:

 

A.  First visit only, a complimentary ‘Club Piloto’ Capitan hat and a bilingual  one hour familiarization tour of the village, by car.  Additional hats are available for $22.00 USD+tax

B.  For singles and light twins, complimentary hangar parking when available (certain restrictions apply and there is a $16.00 (US) fee by the airport for the first night in the hangar. Parking on the ramp is $16.00 per night)

C.  Complimentary transportation, with driver,  to and from the Alamos Airport, to Hacienda de los Santos®

D.  Availability  currency exchange without fees if requested in advance.

E. Acceptance of U.S. dollars at the current bank rate for the hotel bill on the date of check-out.

F.  A 10% discount will be applied to the lodging portion of the bill at Hacienda de los Santos® for regular reservations, excluding ‘Club Piloto’ events and ‘Casa Spa’ rooms, providing your reservation was booked direct with the resort.

G.  A $15.00 per person discount is available and will apply toward the Hacienda meal plan if ordered at the time of making the reservation (Three meals per day, all menu options including an upgraded breakfast normally only $45.00 per day per person, discounted to ‘Pilotos’ to $30.00 per day, IF, requested at time of reservation.)

H.  With most ‘Reunions’ an ‘Early Bird’ rate is available of only $219.00 (plus tax) for the additional night with your room or suite, plus all meals for two, ground transportation to and from the airport, if you are early enough complimentary hangar parking for singles and light twins, plus a special private party that evening with some liquor and a special meal by Chef Rene and entertainment.  If you would like to come earlier than one day, or leave later, inquire when making the ‘Reunion’ package on availability.  If space is available you can extend the special rate to additional days at Hacienda de los Santos.

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CLUB PILOTOS HANGAR 

We can nearly always guarantee singles, and light twins for your visits during the year with the exclusion of ‘Club Piloto Reunions’.  As always, it is a ‘first come first serve’ basis for parking in the hangar.  At the ‘Reunions’ the wing length limitation for hangar parking is 36′.    One can be nearly certain that the first day of the event there will not be any space available, one day early usually works, two days for sure.

Parking in the hangar is at your own risk and the resort owners will not be responsible for any type of damage or loss.  For ‘Reunions’ at least 12 aircraft will be parked in the hangar and we suggest that owner’s assist in moving their airplane when it is inside the hangar.  If you have not signed a release form previously at a Hacienda event please do so in Reception.  For ‘Non-Reunion’ visits we can often accommodate Malibu and Mirage sized aircraft, however for the ‘Reunion’s’ they are not permitted in the hangar due to the larger parking requirement and lack of a tug.

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As a reminder, as a member of ‘Club Pilotos’ you must make reservations direct by either email to Jim Swickard at jnswick@aol.com or  call our office at 011-52-647-428-0222.  Travel agencies may only be used for regular reservations and no discounts will apply if your pilot reservation is made through any agency requiring a commission.
 

New pilots are encouraged to attend!  Bring a new couple or another plane for the first time and receive a $100.00 Credit!  Early Arrivals (Saturday and Sunday, a special rate of only $219.00 (plus tax) per couple with all meals included, plus full menu options for all three meals.  Also, if you wish to stay an extra day or two after the event (if there is availability) you may take advantage of this ‘Club Piloto’ member only special price.

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Alamos Airport Fees….the city has a daily fee of $16.00 US which includes landing and overnight parking.  If you are in the ‘Club Pilotos’ hangar there is only a one time charge of $16.00, regardless of the number of nights within the hangar.  If you make a local flight during your stay and are in the hangar the city may charge an additional $15.00.  Danielle is a city employee, however a tip of $3.00-$5.00 is given to him by most aviators since his ‘city’ pay is minimal and he has a large family.

*Deposits  for ‘Club Piloto’ events are required no later than sixty days prior to an event.  Deposits, by check, in the amount of $400.00 may be mailed to:  Hacienda de los Santos®, PMB 332, 6336 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704.  Deposits are fully refundable up to 30 days prior and less than 30 days prior it will be forfeited.

Pets?  Small to Medium Sized Pets are now permitted ‘Casa Spa’, ask for details.

Contact jnswick@aol.com to make your reservations. “Piloto” bookings are not available through any on-line booking agencies.