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Adventures Afloat: Exploring the Isles of Great Britain and Ireland by Sea

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Program #21294RJ
13 Days | 12 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
Jul 22, 2014
This program begins with orientation at 4:00 pm at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel that night.
Location: London
Transportation to site: Independent travelers are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements. TAXIS: Taxis are readily available at the London-Heathrow Airport and cost approximately $100 for a 30 minute ride. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: From London-Heathrow, we recommend the Piccadilly Line of the London Underground: this runs direct from the airport to Hammersmith, where you should change to the District Line to Gloucester Road Underground Station. Upon arrival at the station, walk down Courtfield Rd and take a left on Ashburn Place. The Millennium Gloucester Hotel will be on your left after approximately four minutes. From London-Gatwick, we recommend the Gatwick Express which runs a service into Victoria. From the terminus, you can take the Underground (Circle Line) to Gloucester Road Underground Station. Upon arrival at the station, walk down Courtfield Rd and take a left on Ashburn Place. The Millennium Gloucester Hotel will be on your left after approximately four minutes.

End of Program
Aug 2, 2014
This programs ends upon disembarking the ship.
You will be staying at the Oceania Marina the night before.
Location: Southampton
Transportation to site: Independent travelers are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements. Transfers are available for purchase from the cruise line for disembarkation.
Type: Hotel

Description: Guests staying at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington have access to a range of facilities that will help to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay, including: 24 hour Concierge 24 hour room service Multilingual staff Theatre and tour reservations Laundry and dry cleaning services Foreign exchange Postal/parcel service Maid service Air conditioning Safety deposit boxes (available in rooms and at reception) Shoeshine and valet services Car rental Doctor on call Car park Wifi Wedding licence Disabled Access

Contact info:
4-18 Harrington Gardens
London, SW7 4LH UK:England
phone: +44 (0) 20 7373 6030
web: http://www.millenniumhotels.co.uk/millenniumgloucester/

Room amenities: Tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, mini bar (chargeable and stocked on request), direct dial telephone.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Subject to availability
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services at 800-241-1404 or via email at travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Marina is a mid-size cruise ship capable of accommodating up to 1,258 passengers in 625 comfortable cabins.

Ship Information: Year Built: 2011 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2011 Country of Registry: Marshall Islands Tonnage (GRT): 66,084 Guests: 1,258 Passenger Decks: 11 Number of Crew: 800 Officers' Nationality: European Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International

Contact info:
8300 NW 33rd Street
Suite 308
Miami, FL 33101 USA
phone: 855-623-2642
web: www.oceaniacruises.com/ships/marina/default.aspx

Room amenities: Cabin sizes and layout vary based on ship category. Room amenities include toiletries, hair dryer, mini bar/refrigerator, nightly turn down service, private safe, television, and direct dial phone.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, café/coffee bar, card room, casino, classes and workshops, show lounge, beauty salon, business services, butler service, concierge desk, culinary arts center, dry cleaning/laundry, duty-free shops, elevators, infirmary/medical center, fitness center, fitness instruction and/or group fitness classes, full service spa, heated pool, jogging track, massage room, outdoor swimming pool(s), shuffleboard, yoga classes, and 24-hour room service. Wireless Internet service is available throughout the ship for an additional cost. All suites include a wireless laptop for guests' convenience. Designated smoking areas are available on Deck 9, the forward starboard corner of the Pool Deck, and Deck 10, in the aft. port corner of Horizons. Smoking is expressly forbidden in all staterooms and suites, on verandas, or in any areas of the ship other than officially designated smoking areas.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
N/A


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Performances

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5
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