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Program #21429RJ
17 Days | 16 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
Jul 27, 2014
Orientation at 6 p.m. at the group hotel in New York City. Hotel check-in begins at 4 p.m.
You will be staying at the Club Quarters, World Trade Center that night.
Location: New York City
Nearest airport: JFK International Airport
Transportation to site: The Air Train connects JFK airport with the New York City subway system. From JFK airport take the Air Train from Howard Beach station and get off at Fulton St stop. Go down John St, and turn right on William St. Once you pass Pine St, the hotel should be on your left. Club Quarters, World Trade Center is 12 minutes subway ride from Grand Central train station. Take the green line 4 or 5 from Grand Central and get off at The Wall Street stop. Go down Wall street towards New St. Take a left once you get to William St. and walk towards Pine St. The hotel should be on your left. Participants who booked their domestic arrival flights through Road Scholar Travel Services and who are arriving in New York on the group arrival date will be compensated for their transfer. The compensation will not exceed $30 per transfer regardless of the arrival airport, and a receipt must be presented to the group leader upon arrival to receive the compensation.

End of Program
Aug 12, 2014
After breakfast at the program hotel in Paris, France. Hotel check-out is at 12 p.m.
You will be staying at the Mercure Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle the night before.
Location: Paris
Transportation to site: A free shuttle is available from the hotel to the airport starting at 5:15 am in the morning until 12:15 am to Terminal 2. The ride is about 20 minutes. If you are departing from Terminal 1, please take the hotel shuttle to terminal 2 and use the airport train "CDGVal" to transfer to Terminal 1. CDGVAL comes every 4 minutes and the transfer between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 is about 8 minutes. If you have any questions about airport transfers, your group leader will be there to help.
Type: Hotel

Description: Located on the south side of the World Trade Center, Club Quarters has unfettered views of the Freedom Tower and the reflecting pools of the Memorial. Club Quarters hotels are boutique-like with intimate lobbies. They are generally smaller in number of rooms when compared to larger hotel chains in the major cities where they are located.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
140 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006 USA
phone: 212-577-1133
web: http://www.clubquarters.com/loc_WTC.php

Room amenities: Free high-speed Internet access/wired at desk, premium bedding and linens, LCD TV, Cordless speaker phone, refrigerator, Alarm clock radio, Individual controlled heater/air conditioner, Refrigerator, Complimentary coffee/tea

Facility amenities: Free high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, 24-hour multi menu delivery room service, fitness center, chilled, purified bottled water, Restaurant and Bar, *Rooms are smaller than standard hotel rooms due to the location of the property

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies depending on season
For pre/post nights you may call the Hotel directly at 203-905-2100 or email memberservices@clubquarters.com and request for the Road Scholar member rates at Club Quarters, World Trade Center.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Mercure Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle Hotel is conveniently located near the airport and offers a free shuttle bus service between the hotel, terminals and RER/TGV train stations from 05:30 AM-midnight. The hotel offers a comfortable, stylish setting and cozy atmosphere. Rooms are air-conditioned with Wi-Fi Internet access, individual safe and satellite TV. Meeting rooms also available. Enjoy high-quality, traditional cuisine in our restaurant or relax in @éro Café, our bar. Snacks served until midnight.

Contact info:
1 Allee du Verger
Roissy en France, 95700 France
phone: +33 (0)8 25 80 49 49
web: http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1245-mercure-paris-roissy-charles-de-gaulle/index.shtml

Room amenities: Equipped with duvet, air conditioning, mini fridge, free WIFI Internet, safe, large desk, flat-screen TV and video on demand. Bathroom with bathtub, hair dryer and complimentary items.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 11:30 AM

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
16 nights of accommodations
45 meals: 17 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners
21 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Performances

Ratings

4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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