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Program #21030RJ
15 Days | 14 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
Aug 6, 2013
A light lunch is served in the Southampton hotel at 12:30pm. Welcome meeting and introductions at 5:00pm.
You will be staying at the Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel that night.
Location: Southampton
Transportation to site: Trains/coaches available. The Heathrow Express departs the airport every 15 minutes and takes 15 minutes add 6 minutes from T5.) to London Paddington. An Express single costs £16.50 (2010 prices), 1st Class is £26, return is £32. Paddington Station is situated in the west end of central London. It connects to the Bakerloo, District and Circle lines on the London Underground. If travelling to Southampton, take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington and cross London by underground to reach London Waterloo or London Victoria where trains leave for Southampton Central every 30 minutes and take 1 hour 14 minutes. a single journey costs approx. GBP24

End of Program
Aug 19, 2013
After breakfast which ends at 10:00am. Check out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Radisson Edwardian Heathrow Hotel. the night before.
Location: London Heathrow Airport
Transportation to site: Hoppa bus from hotel to Heathrow terminals. Heathrow Express to central London's Paddington Station.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel stands in a Grade II listed 500-year old building, famous for hosting Jane Austen's 18th birthday party.

Ship Information: N/A.

Contact info:
34-35 High Street
Southampton, SO14 2HN UK:England
phone: +44 2380 386460
web: www.mercure.com

Room amenities: All bedrooms are non-smoking and have WiFi access, flatscreen TV with satellite channels, hair dryer, iron and board, safe, tea and coffee making facilities and direct dial telephone. Air Cooling. 220/240 V AC and 110/120 V AC.

Facility amenities: Brasserie style Signature Restaurant and Oak Bar. WiFI internet access at a fee. Dry cleaning at a fee.

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: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Close to Heathrow Airport.

Contact info:
140 Bath Road.
Hayes, Middlesex., UB3 5AW UK:England
phone: +44 20 8759 6311
web: www.radissonedwardian.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning. Direct dial telephone with personal number and voicemail, satllite TV and pay movies, in room safe. In room bar, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar. Complimentary wireless internet access, business centre, newsagents, health spa and fitness centre.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
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 out time: 11:00 AM

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13 nights of accommodations
37 meals: 12 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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