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Adventures Afloat: The Spying Game from the Cambridge Five to the Cold War: A Queen Mary 2 Voyage

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Program #14569RJ
13 Days | 12 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
Aug 14, 2013
After independent transfers to the hotel and check-in , relax before a 6:00pm welcome meeting and reception with Nigel West in the New York hotel.
You will be staying at the New York Marriott Downtown that night.
Location: New York
Nearest city or town: New York, New York.
Nearest airport: JFK.
Transportation to site: The first night of this programme is spent at the New York Marriott Downtown. No transfers to this site are provided by Road Scholar and so you will need to make your own arrangements on arrival. Taxis are generally available and reliable or you may want to use the New York Airport Service Express Bus (Tel: 718 875 8200) or the Super Shuttle Manhattan – shared door-to-door service (Tel: 1 800 258 3826). Taxi from JFK is approximately $55, from La Guardia is $35. From Newark EWR $75. Buses and Amtrak trains are available to New York City.

End of Program
Aug 26, 2013
After breakfast in Cambridge, unless departure transfers are too early. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Cambridge City Hotel the night before.
Location: Cambridge
Transportation to site: Return from the UK is by plane. Transfers included for those departing on group departure day from London Heathrow. Coaches and trains available to airports and central London.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The only Marriott hotel centrally located in Lower Manhattan, New York City's Financial District, and within walking distance to Wall Street and NYSE.

Contact info:
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA
phone: 121-238-5490 x0
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nycws-new-york-marriott-downtown/

Room amenities: This hotel near Wall Street features 497 newly renovated guest rooms, including 7 suites. Hotel rooms offer the new Revive bed, 300 thread-count linens, down comforters and marble bathrooms. Some guest rooms offer views of the Statue of Liberty, New York City Harbor, or Wall Street. This downtown Manhattan hotel near Wall Street offers a state-of-the-art hotel fitness center. High-tech amenities include high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs in all guest rooms.

Facility amenities: All public areas non-smoking, Beauty shop nearby (referral at front desk), Cash machine/ATM, Coffee/tea in-room, Concierge Lounge Hours, Concierge desk, Evening turndown service, Florist, Foreign exchange, Gift/newsstand, Housekeeping service daily, Local restaurant dinner delivery, Newspaper delivered to room on request, Newspaper in lobby, Phone calls: toll-free, Room service, 6:00 AM-12:00 AM, Safe deposit boxes, front desk, Valet dry-cleaning, Virtual Concierge Available

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Write to Adventures Afloat at Road Scholar in Boston or email afloatops@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A modern hotel located in the heart of Cambridge within walking distance of King's College

Ship Information: Queen Mary II.

Contact info:
Downing Street.
Cambridge., CB2 3DT UK:England
phone: +44 870 400 9180.
web: www.cambridgecityhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Cable TV, direct dail telephone with voice mail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, trouser press. High-speed internet access.

Facility amenities: A/C in public areas. Restaurant, bar, health/fitness centre, sauna, dry cleaning pick up/laundry , ice machine, foreign currency exchange, room service, safety deposit box at front desk, secretarial services, business centre.

Smoking policy: Yes
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: 1:00 PM

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Included
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12 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips

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