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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible?
Road Scholar private group charters are not subject to any age requirements, which make them perfect for families with children or groups of mixed ages.

How do I get started?
We're here to make chartering any of our educational adventures easy. Either visit our website or browse through our catalogs to find the program that best fits your group. Once you have chosen a program, please complete this form and a member of our staff will work with you to plan your group's educational adventure.

How soon should I begin planning my Charter Program?
Please contact us as soon as you have chosen a program for your members to ensure enough lead-time for us to make arrangements.

What types of programs are offered?
Road Scholar has 5,500 educational programs and every program can be reserved as a charter. Find the perfect one for your group by clicking here.

Can I customize a program specifically for my group?
While some minor customization is possible, we request that you select from our current selection of 5,500 programs worldwide.

What do charter programs include?
Like all Road Scholar educational adventures, charter programs include:
•  Informative lectures by leaders in their field.
•  Course-related field trips with special "behind-the-scenes" access.
•  Excursions to significant local attractions — all included in the program cost.
•  Enrichment activities, such as cultural events and performances.
•  Accommodations in comfortable, centrally located hotels, conference centers and inns.
•  All meals, except where specifically noted. Some programs in areas with exceptional dining options exclude a small number of meals so that participants can explore local restaurants on their own — these exceptions are noted in our program descriptions, and are never hidden.
•  Group transfers throughout the program.
•  A Group Leader to accompany you through the program to handle all logistics.
•  Gratuities, taxes, and destinations fees.
•  The Road Scholar Emergency and Travel Assistance Plan, including 24-hour assistance for medical and other emergencies.




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