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Program #21546RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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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
Nov 23, 2014
This program begins in the late afternoon with the orientation at the hotel on Day 3 in Sydney
You will be staying at the Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour that night.
Location: Sydney
Transportation to site: Participants who purchase their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services and are traveling on the program dates will be provided with a transfer from the airport to the hotel. Participants who do not purchase their air through Road Scholar will be responsible for making their own way to the hotel, or you may join the designated group transfer if it coincides with your flight arrival time. The designated group transfer time will be confirmed in your final informational mailing which is sent approximately 4-5 weeks prior to departure.

End of Program
Dec 7, 2014
This program ends on the last morning after breakfast on board the ship.
You will be staying at the Crystal Symphony the night before.
Location: At Sea
Transportation to site: Participants who purchase their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services and are departing on the departure date will be provided with a transfer from the hotel to the airport. Participants who do not purchase their air through Road Scholar will be responsible for making their own way to the airport, or you may join the designated group transfer if it coincides with your flight departure time. The designated group transfer time will be confirmed in your final informational mailing which is sent approximately 4-5 weeks prior to departure.
Type: Hotel

Description: Overlooking Darling Harbour, this hotel is within minutes walk to the heart of the city.

Contact info:
17 Little Pier Street
Sydney NSW, 2000 Australia
phone: +61 -2-8217-4000
web: www.accorhotels.com/gb/usa/index.shtml

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, hairdryer, refrigerator and internet access.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a safety deposit box, gymnasium, indoor heated lap pool and foreign exchange facilities. Valet laundry service is available or a commercial laundry is located nearby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for price.

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: With her sleek silhouette and shimmering elegance, the legendary Crystal Symphony finds a natural home in the world's most glamorous harbors and idyllic ports of call. Generous per-passenger space ratios have become a Crystal trademark, along with forward-facing observation decks, a Palm Court lounge, and a wide teak promenade encircling the ship. A makeover in 2006 refreshed the Bistro Café and shops, reconstructed the casino and Starlite Lounge, and added a new nightclub called Luxe. An even more extensive refurbishment in 2009 transformed the Crystal Penthouses, Lido Café, and Prego Italian restaurant. Accented by a lovely waterfall, the focal point of the central two-deck atrium is a sculpture of two ballet dancers created especially for the space. Crystal Cove, the lobby lounge, is the spot to meet for cocktails as you make your way to the nearby dining room. Throughout the ship, public rooms shine with low-key contemporary style and flow easily from one to the next.

Ship Information: Ship's Registry: The Bahamas 781 feet long x 99 feet wide 51,044 gross registered tons 20 knots cruising speed 21 knots maximum speed 922 passengers capacity An international crew of 545 with 40 countries represented European-trained hotel and dining staff

Contact info:
2049 Century Park East, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 1400 USA
phone: 310-785-9300
web: www.crystalcruises.com

Room amenities: Cabins: There are no inside cabins on Crystal Symphony. Still, relatively small stateroom sizes are cozy and chic with boutique-hotel-style decor. All cabins have ample closet and drawer/shelf storage, as well as bathroom shelves. Many have private balconies furnished with chairs and tables. Most suites and penthouses have a walk-in closet. Crystal Penthouse suites have guest powder rooms. Amenities: Rich wood cabinetry, 100% Eygyptian cotton sheets, feather beds and plush duvets, wood and padded hangers, a small refrigerator filled with complimentary bottled water and soft drinks, a personal safe, two hair dryers, a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, and a sitting area with sofa, chair, and table are typical standard features in all cabins. Suite and penthouse extras vary, but all have a DVD/CD player, butler service, personalized stationery, and stocked minibars with wine, beer, and choice of liquor. Bathrooms: Every bathroom has oval glass sinks, granite counters, a full-size tub, Aveda toiletries, plush towels, and bathrobes for use during the cruise. Many suites and penthouses have a whirlpool tub and separate shower.

Facility amenities: Public spaces have a sophisticated and contemporary feel with fine Italian and French fabrics, Axminster wool carpets, oriental rugs, teak deck furniture and English mohair lap blankets. 8 passenger decks, 2 specialty restaurants, dining room, buffet, ice cream parlor, Wi-Fi, safe, refrigerator, minibar (some), DVD, 1 pool, Fitness classes, gym, hair salon, 1 hot tub, sauna, spa, steam room, 5 bars, casino, cinema, dance club, library, dry-cleaning, laundry facilities, laundry service, Internet terminal, library

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

Elevator: Yes


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Nov 21 — Dec 7, 2014 $7365  
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Special Offer: Enroll in this program and receive free round-trip air from Los Angeles as well as a $200 shipboard credit to pay for field trips or onboard activities are included.

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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
Visas: 1(out of 2 required)

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