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Road Scholar
Program #20437RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
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Start of Program
Apr 14, 2015
The program begins with orientation in Miami followed by dinner on day one of the program. Please arrive at the hotel by 4 PM.
Location: Miami
Nearest highway: I 95 U.S. Interstate Highway
Nearest airport: Miami International Airport
Transportation to site: The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center offers a complimentary airport shuttle to all guests. To call the shuttle upon arrival: On the 2nd Level / Departure Level, go to the nearest outside door and identify the Door number. Call the hotel on (305) 261-3800 and tell them your location. The shuttle will come and pick you up upon request and bring you to the Double Tree at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126. http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-miami-airport-and-convention-center-MIAMADT/index.html

End of Program
Apr 22, 2015
The program ends upon arrival of the charter flight in Miami on day nine. Avoid scheduling connecting flights that depart within 3 hours of the scheduled arrival time.
You will be staying at the Hotel Jagua the night before.
Location: Depart Cienfuegos
Transportation to site: A group transfer from the hotel in Cienfuegos to the airport for our return charter flight is scheduled for all participants. The flight is currently scheduled to arrive in Miami around 4:00 PM. For those looking to make early flight arrangements, please do not schedule connecting flights within 3 to 3.5 hours of arrival in Miami due to possible delays and airport security. We recommend that you not make flight arrangements from Miami until 40 days prior to departure due to possible schedule changes with the charter flight times. The Final Information Packet has the confirmed charter flight times. PLEASE NOTE: Charter flight times are subject to change at any time, Road Scholar has no control over these changes.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Situated one mile from Miami International Airport (MIA), this modern Miami, Florida hotel adjoins the Miami Airport Convention Center and the Miami International Merchandise Mart, which is also open to the public.

The hotel is a 10 minute drive from the airport and offers a free shuttle service from the airport to the hotel. To call the shuttle upon arrival at the airport: On the 2nd Level / Departure Level, go to the nearest outside door and identify the Door number. Call the hotel on (305) 261-3800 and tell them your location. The shuttle will come and pick you up upon request.

Contact info:
711 NW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 305-261-3800
web: doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-miami-airport-and-convention-center-MIAMADT/index.html

Room amenities: 334 oversized guest rooms with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, individual temperature and air-conditioning control, alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, coffee maker with coffee, iron and ironing board, 2 line speaker phone and an in room safe.

Facility amenities: Warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in; restaurant, bar, Automated Teller (ATM), baggage storage, beauty salon, clothing store, gift shop, laundry/valet service, room service, fitness room, heated outdoor pool, the hot tub and whirlpool spa, 24-hour complimentary airport transportation to and from Miami International Airport and the Waterford Blue Lagoon Office Park.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: To be determined
Contact Road Scholar Participant Services at (800) 454-5768 for details.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Hotel Jaqua is a resort-style hotel, with a magnificent location in Cienfuegos’ well-known residential area of Punta Gorda. The Jagua is considered one of Cuba's most famous hotels. Its comfortable rooms are characterized by the spaciousness of the 1950s and offer beautiful panoramic views.

Contact info:
Calle 37 No. 1 e/ 0 y 2
Punta Gorda
Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos Cuba
phone: +53 43 551 003
web: www.gran-caribe.com/english/hotel.asp?hotel_code=SCTGCJagua#rooms

Room amenities: Air Conditioning, safe, phone, room service, minibar, 220 volt electricity, TV, hairdryer,

Facility amenities: Bar, swimming pool, restaurant, laundry service. PLEASE NOTE: The hotel does not have WiFi service. There is internet service at the hotel however, it is very expensive and very slow. You may purchase a card at the hotel for internet access. The price is 3 CUC’s (subject to change) for 30 minutes.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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8 nights of accommodations
21 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
12 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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