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Adventures Afloat: The British Invasion: Beatlemania, the Sixties and Beyond on a Transatlantic Voyage Aboard the QM2

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Program #20993RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Oct 4, 2013
A light lunch willbe served in the hotel at 12:30pm. Check-in and free time until the welcome meeting with Kevin Flude at 5:00pm.
You will be staying at the Novotel Liverpool Centre that night.
Location: Liverpool
Transportation to site: Trains go from Manchester Airport to Liverpool direct every hour at 41 minutes past the hour. Frequent direct services run to and from with TransPennine Express and Northern Rail, run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. National Express coaches run from Manchester Airport to Liverpool (31 miles) and take 1 hour 20 minutes (cost approx GBP7)

End of Program
Oct 18, 2013
After breakfast on board the Queen Mary II.
You will be staying at the Aboard The Queen Mary II the night before.
Location: At Sea
Transportation to site: Generally it will take approximately two hours after the ship comes alongside, to have all luggage landed and the ship cleared by local authorities before guests are invited to disembark. We operate a staggered disembarkation and this can take up to a further two hours before all guests have departed. You need to allow a minimum of an hour to collect luggage and pass through American security before guests are free to resume their journey. From the Brooklyn terminal JFK Airport is 20 miles. 1 hour 30 minutes by taxi. Yellow Cab cost approx. USD40.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Stylish new hotel located in Liverpool city centre close to the Albert Dock. Liverpool Lime Street train station is 1.6 km and John Lennon Airport is 11 km from the hotel.

Ship Information: N/A.

Contact info:
40 Hanover Street
Liverpool, L1 4LN UK:England
phone: +44 151/6032801
web: www.novotel.com

Room amenities: 26" LCD satellite/cable colour TV, internet access (paying), broadband connection, hair dryer, iron, laptop safe, minibar, tea/coffee. 110/120 V AC and 220/240 V AC . Safe deposit box. Minibar.

Facility amenities: Elements Restaurant and Bar. Jacuzzi, Fitness centre, Indoor heated pool. Ramp access, Comply w/ Americ. Disability Act, Wi-Fi at the hotel (paying). Shoe shine machine. Safe deposit box at reception. Dry cleaning / Ironing (paying). Currency exchange. 24 hour room service hot dishes and cold snacks.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers

Contact info:
xxxx
New York, NY xxx USA
phone: 000-000-0
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Public areas linked by elevators include restaurants, bars, library, lounges, theater, casino, spa club, gym, sun decks and pool.

Facility amenities: Public areas linked by elevators include restaurants, bars, library, lounges, theater, casino, spa club, gym, sun decks and pool.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 13 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 13 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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