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Program #19346RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Start of Program
Mar 26, 2015
A light lunch is served in the hotel. Welcome meeting is at 5:00pm in the hotel.
You will be staying at the Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel. that night.
Location: London, England
Nearest city or town: London.
Nearest airport: London Heathrow and Gatwick.
Transportation to site: If arriving and departing on group travel days. Complete the Participant Information Form on-line. Or in the complete the form in the preparatory materials and return to Road Scholar in the UK Please include departure and arrival date, departure airport, airline, flight number, arrival airport, date and time. We recommend completing the form on-line as information will be kept for future programmes Nearest underground is Warren Street-adjacent to the hotel on the Victoria and Northern lines. Take the Heathrow Express to Paddington and a taxi from there. The Heathrow Express is a fast and frequent train service from Heathrow terminals to Paddington. Trains run every 15 minutes and the journey time from Heathrow Central for Terminals 1 and 3 is 15 minutes; passengers at Terminal 4 may use the free transfer shuttle Heathrow Connect to Heathrow Central; 21 minutes from Terminal 5. Fares, in 2010, start at £16.50 for a single and £32 for a return. Tickets may be purchased at the station or via the web www.heathrowexpress.com/Home From Gatwick take the Gatwick Express to Victoria and a taxi from there. The Gatwick Express is a fast non-stop train service from South Terminal to Victoria. It runs every 15 minutes and takes 30 minutes. Fares, in 2010, are £16.90 single; £28.70 return. Tickets may be purchased at the station or via the web www.gatwickexpress.com

End of Program
Apr 2, 2015
After breakfast on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel. the night before.
Location: London, England
Transportation to site: Program Only Participants (POP) will be transferred on group arrival days so long as they complete the Participant Information Form found within the program materials and are arriving/departing on the group travel dates. Reverse the above arrival arrangements.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located close to West End. Was formerly Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel. Name change.

Contact info:
130 Tottenham Court Road
London., W1T 5AY UK:England
phone: +44 20 7388 4131
web: www.radissonblu-edwardian.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning. Direct dial telephone with personal phone numbers. Satellite TV, hairdryer, mini bar, in room safe, iron and trouser press, and tea and coffee making facilities. Complimentary wireless Internet access. US 110v sockets.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, business centre, fitness room and complimentary wireless Internet access.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBC.
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located close to West End. Was formerly Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel. Name change.

Contact info:
130 Tottenham Court Road
London., W1T 5AY UK:England
phone: +44 20 7388 4131
web: www.radissonblu-edwardian.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning. Direct dial telephone with personal phone numbers. Satellite TV, hairdryer, mini bar, in room safe, iron and trouser press, and tea and coffee making facilities. Complimentary wireless Internet access. US 110v sockets.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, business centre, fitness room and complimentary wireless Internet access.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC.
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
1 Performances

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