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Program #20881RJ
15 Days | 14 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 19, 2013
A light lunch is served in the hotel at 12:30pm on arrival day. A welcome meeting at 5:30pm preceeds dinner.
You will be staying at the Grand Central Hotel that night.
Location: Glasgow.
Nearest city or town: Glasgow.
Nearest airport: Glasgow.
Transportation to site: Trains are availble from London Euston to Glasgow Central. From Glasgow Airport the easiest method is to take the Service 500 (airport's official Glasgow Shuttle) First's Glasgow Shuttle provides you with the most direct service between the airport and Glasgow city centre with links to Glasgow's two main rail stations – Central and Queen Street – and the main bus terminus, Buchanan Bus Station. The service operates up to every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day, and takes only 25 minutes end to end. The nearest rail station to Glasgow Airport is Paisley Gilmour Street, which is just one mile from the terminal and easily reached by taxi or bus (services 66 and 300). There are direct rail services from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central (8 trains an hour). Taxis-the approximate fare from Glasgow Airport to Glasgow City Centre is £20.00 - £22.00

End of Program
Oct 2, 2013
After breakfast on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check-out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Barceló Edinburgh Carlton Hotel the night before.
Location: Edinburgh.
Nearest city or town: Edinburgh.
Nearest airport: Edinburgh.
Transportation to site: Edinburgh Airport is approximately 8 miles from the city centre. Bus Airlink 100 runs from Waverley Bridge (off Princes St) every 10 minutes. The journey takes 25 miutes and costs GBP3.50.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Once the recent renovation and transformation was completed, the Grand Central Hotel has again taken its place as Glasgow's leading four-star hotel. It is now a must-stay destination for shoppers, theatre-goers and short break guests to the city. The Central Hotel has entertained most of the world's leading politicians, from JFK to Winston Churchill and Hollywood superstars including Laurel and Hardy and Frank Sinatra.

Contact info:
99 Gordon Street
Glasgow, G1 3SF UK:Scotland
phone: +44 (0)141 240 3700
web: www.principal-haley.com

Room amenities: Each room is themed around the hotel's Central Station location and its historic links to the Caledonian Railway. All of our rooms are beautifully decorated and have been completely renovated in stunning, rich, warm colours with modern ensuite facilities, plasma TV with Freeview, broadband, laptop-sized safe and much more as standard.

Facility amenities: Lounges, Bars, restaurants.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBC at time of booking
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:
Northbridge
Edinburgh, EH1 ISD. UK:Scotland
phone: +44 131 472 3000
web: www.carltonhotel-edinburgh.venue-guide.com

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

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 13 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 11 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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