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Program #21460RJ
19 Days | 18 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
Dec 18, 2013
This program begins at 6:00 pm on Day 1 in Montego Bay, Jamaica at the program hotel.
You will be staying at the Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort that night.
Location: Montego Bay
Nearest city or town: Montego Bay / Rose Hall
Nearest airport: Sangster International Airport (MBJ)
Transportation to site: All participants who purchase their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services will be provided with a transfer from Montego Bay's Sangster International Airport (MBJ) to the Montego Bay Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort. If you did not purchase your air travel through Road Scholar, you may join the desginated group transfer as long as your flight arrives at the same time or before the group flight. Please try to arrive by 4:00pm, so you may join the Program Orientation and Welcome Dinner.

End of Program
Jan 5, 2014
This program ends after breakfast on board the MV Minerva.
You will be staying at the MV Minerva the night before.
Location: Aboard the MV Minerva
Transportation to site: Transfers from the ship to Barbados' Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) will be provided for all participants who purchased their air travel through Road Scholar. If you did not purchase your air through Road Scholar, you may join the designated group transfer as long as your flight departs at the same time or after the group flight.
Type: Resort

Description: A newly refreshed lobby, enhanced guestrooms with flat screen TV's, restaurants, beach and swimming and sunning areas make this Jamaica hotel better than ever. This Jamaica resort is located approximately 7 minutes from the Montego Bay International Airport. The All- Inclusive Caribbean hotel includes room, non-motorized water sports, three delicious meals and snacks - buffet or a la carte. Please note: Some restaurants are not open every day and require reservations. See food and beverage section for schedules; local brand cocktails and soft drinks.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Rose Hall Parish PO Box 480
Montego Bay, Jamaica
phone: +8769532485
Facility amenities: Business Center E-mail & Internet Facsimile PC available High-speed Internet Access Health and Fitness Center (On-site) Facility equipped with Life cycles, stair stepper, treadmills, universal and free weights. TV, towels and water dispenser available right on the beach. Ongoing equipment replacement. Spa Facilities Public Space Data Services Internet Browser TV Recreation & Sports Court Casino Outdoor Pool Pool Table, Table Tennis, Basketball, volleyball, and much more. Housekeeping and Laundry Services On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer) Daily Housekeeping Weekly Housekeeping Dry Cleaning Pickup/Laundry Same Day Dry Cleaning ATM/Cash Machine Dedicated Lounge (or 24 Hour Lounge) Ice Machine Porter/Bellman

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Rates will vary by date
Rates will vary by date and availability. Contact Road Scholar Travel Services to book.

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Four star plus service & amenities of a traditional luxury vessel plus the hardware of an adventure ship 1A1 Super Ice Rating (highest possible for passenger vessel) Advanced environmental marine technology Fleet of Zodiac landing craft Extensive talks programme Crew to passenger ratio: 1 to 1.5 Well appointed, ocean-view cabins Single seating dining Beverages (teas & coffee) included Gratuities included

Ship Information: Overall Length: 436 Beam (Width): 66 feet Draft: 19 feet Passengers: 397 Officers: European Crew: 146 European/International Passenger Decks: 6 Gross Tonnage: 12,500 Cruising Speed: 16 knots Shipyard: T. Mariotti, Genoa Ship's Registry: Bahamas

Contact info:
1 Victoria Way, Burgess Hill
West Sussex, UK:England
phone: +01444 462 180
web: www.swanhellenic.com

Room amenities: Private Facilities Air-conditioning Television Hairdryer Safe Binoculars

Facility amenities: The delightful country house-style lounge – comfortable by day and welcoming by night where you can listen to the Guest Speakers or join friends for after dinner coffee. Later in the evening this is the venue for dancing and classical concerts Conservatory-style Shackleton’s Bar - furnished with cane chairs and potted palms and beautiful, evocative style prints of Antarctica Oak-panelled Wheeler Bar – situated in the heart of the ship, is decorated with Sir Mortimer Wheeler memorabilia and has a club-like feel Superb library – containing the original Swan Hellenic collection. This encompasses a wide variety of non-fiction with the best fiction, newspapers, games & jigsaws Traditional styled Smoking Room* - with buttoned leather sofas

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

Bathroom: Some cabins have showers only

Elevator: Yes


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19 nights of accommodations
53 meals: 18 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 18 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips

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