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Program #20414RJ
16 Days | 15 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
Feb 28, 2013
This program starts on Day 1 at the program hotel in San Diego in the early evening at the program orientation.
You will be staying at the Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle that night.
Location: San Diego, California
Transportation to site: Independent travelers can take a taxi from the San Diego airport to the group hotel; taxi ranks are located just outside the arrival terminal. There is also a designated group transfer available to all participants arriving on the group date at no additional cost. This transfer is scheduled for 3:00 pm on February 28th. Participants who do not wish to take the 3:00 pm transfer to the program hotel must make their own way to the program hotel.

End of Program
Mar 15, 2013
This program ends Day 16 after breakfast on board the ship. Please note that the ship will be sailing to Fort Lauderdale the night prior. Do not book flights earlier than 12 noon.
You will be staying at the MS Statendam the night before.
Location: Ft. Lauderdale
Transportation to site: A group departure transfer is organized for all participants who are departing on the group date. Participants will be departing from the cruise port at approximately at 9:00am
Type: Hotel

Description: Complimentary Nintendo Wii • GoBoard™ touch screen with weather, news and restaurant info at your fingertips • The Bistro serving gourmet fare, grab-n-go meals and the only Starbucks espresso bar on the block •

Contact info:
595 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108 USA
phone: 619-291-5720
web: www.courtyardsd.com

Room amenities: Complimentary WiFi, 32" HDTV with premium channels, refrigerators

Facility amenities: Theater room with 52" HDTV, a lounge with personal booths wired for Internet and with personal LCD TVs, Full-service bar, Outdoor heated pool and spa, 24/7 fitness center, 24/7 business center, 24/7 market, Valet dry cleaning available, coin-operated laundry available, safe deposit boxes at front desk, free WiFi service

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Participants may arrange for pre-program nights. Rate to be advised by PD pending contractual agreement.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The ms Statendam is the fifth ship to bear the name in Holland America Line's more than 130-year history. At 720-feet, she is designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort. The ship features a theme of Dutch life and exploration, with more than $2 million worth of art and artifacts beautifully displayed throughout the ship.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 55,819 grt.(One registered ton equals 100 cubic feet) Length: 720 feet Beam: 101 feet Maximum speed: 22 knots (maximum) Ship's Registry: The Netherlands ,P>Passenger capacity: 1,258 Crew: 557 Dedicated: January, 1993 by Mrs. Lin Arison

Contact info:
Holland America
300 Elliott Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 120-628-1353 x5
web: www.hollandamerica.com/cruise-vacation-onboard/Statendam

Facility amenities: Dining room, Pinnacle Grill, Lido Restaurant, the Culinary Arts Center, Explorations Cafe, The Greenhouse Spa and Salon, The Vista Show Lounge, the Crow's Nest, Club HAL, the Loft and the Oasis.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


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15 nights of accommodations
42 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 15 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips

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