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Program #12187RJ
19 Days | 18 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Sep 30, 2014
A light lunch is served in the hotel at 12:30pm. A welcome meeting follows at 5:00 pm.
You will be staying at the Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel. that night.
Location: London
Nearest city or town: London.
Nearest airport: Heathrow and Gatwick.
Transportation to site: Program Only Participants (POP) will be transferred on group arrival days so long as they complete the Participant Information Form on-line or in the preparatopry materials and are arriving/departing on the group travel dates. From LHR, Heathrow Express train to Paddington. Every 15 minutes cost GBP15 one way. From LGW take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria. Every 15 minutes, cost GBP12 one way. Underground (Circle, District and Piccadilly Lines) to Gloucester Road or taxi.

End of Program
Oct 17, 2014
Program ends after breakfast. Some departures may leave before breakfast. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh the night before.
Location: Edinburgh
Nearest city or town: Edinburgh.
Nearest airport: Edinburgh.
Transportation to site: Program Only Participants (POP) will be transferred on group departure days so long as they complete the Participant Information Form on-line and are arriving/departing on the group travel dates. Taxi from hotel to aiport, approx. GBP 12 or Airline 100 bus. 30 minutes, GBP9.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel was once the London residence of the Vanderbilt family. Many original features have been carefully restored to their former glory including stained glass windows, wood panelled rooms and its magnificent artistic ceiling.

Contact info:
68-86 Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BT UK:England
phone: +44 20 7761 9000
web: www.radissonedwardian.com/londonuk_vanderbilt

Room amenities: Each room offers a mini bar, air conditioning, hairdryer, in room safe, iron and trouser press, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary wireless Internet access. Direct dial telephone, satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar. Complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary newspaper, 24 hour front desk, 24 hour room service, currency exchange, valet service available for laundry. Fitness room. Mobile phone rental. Business centre.

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: Situated in the heart of historic Edinburgh, next to the Royal Mile and Princes Street.

Contact info:
North Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 ISD UK:Scotland
phone: +44 131 472 3000
web: www.pumahotels.co.uk/hotels/carlton-hotel-edinburgh/

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, satellite TV. Tea and coffee making facilities. Modem points and WiFi access.

Facility amenities: Bridge Restaurant and bar. 24 hour room service. WiFi internet access. Health & leisure club with indoor swimming pool and extensive fitness suite. Sauna, Jacuzzi type spa pool, Steam room.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC.
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

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
17 nights of accommodations
45 meals: 17 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 17 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
23 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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4.7
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