Penn State Brandywine Great Britain 2017

  •                 Penn State Brandywine Great Britain 2017
by CelestialVoyagers, Your Tour Designer
  •                 Penn State Brandywine Great Britain 2017
by CelestialVoyagers, Your Tour Designer
  •                 Penn State Brandywine Great Britain 2017
by CelestialVoyagers, Your Tour Designer
  •                 Penn State Brandywine Great Britain 2017
by CelestialVoyagers, Your Tour Designer
  •                 Penn State Brandywine Great Britain 2017
by CelestialVoyagers, Your Tour Designer
Penn State Brandywine Great Britain 2017 - Penn State University
4899
Completed
Land & Air
Great Britain
Art & History
CV Academic
CV Only

11/18/2017

Saturday, November 25th, 2017
8
6
$2,195
$500
Saturday, September 30th, 2017

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations.
Liverpool is a maritime city in northwest England, where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea. A key trade and migration port from the 18th to the early 20th centuries, it’s also, famously, the hometown of The Beatles.

Location

Daily Itinerary
Day 1 - Departure
Saturday, November 18th, 2017

5:00 PM Meeting at Brandywine campus to take the shuttle to JFK. TAP AIR PORTUGAL FLight TP#208 leaves at 11:40 PM. Check-in at terminal 5 should be no later than 9:00 PM

Day 2 - Liverpool
Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Arrival Lisbon at 11:20 AM.
Connecting flight TP#209 leaves Lisbon at 2:30PM and arrives Manchester airport at 5;25 PM.
Meet your coach for a transfer to Liverpool (36 miles / 45 minutes drive).
Check-i at hotel Holiday Inn Express for 3 nights

Day 3 - Liverpool
Monday, November 20th, 2017 | Meals: B

Day in Liverpool: Join the academic meetings with the American Studies Team of
Liverpool University.

Day 4 - Liverpool
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 | Meals: B

Day in Liverpool: Join the academic meetings with the American Studies Team of
Liverpool University

Day 5 - London
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 | Meals: B

The coach will take you to the train station for your departure to London.
Upon arrival in London train station, the bus and an assistant will take you to your
hotel. On the way you’ll get an orientation tour of London, and its major landmarks.
Enjoy few stops to take photos.
Check-in at IBIS EARL”S COURT Hotel for 3 nights. The hotel is centrally located
close to Earl’s Court and West Brampton tube stations.

Day 6 - London
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 | Meals: B

Visit the British Museum, dedicated to human history, art, and culture. The museum is located near Russell Square in the Bloomsbury area of London (opening hours are from 10:00AM to 5:30 PM). You may choose some free-guided tours by checking the daily schedule and the special tours on specific collections such as African, Islamic, Middle Ages, Egyptian, and / or Greek Collections.
All public museums in London are free of charge.

Day 7 - London
Friday, November 24th, 2017 | Meals: B

Today you will visit the Tate Modern and the Victoria and Albert Museum; both
museums are open till 10:00 PM and free of charge.
The Victoria and Albert Museum, located walking distance from the hotel, has the
world’s largest collection of decorative arts and design. Choose ahead of time what
collections you want to see (Art Deco, Fashion, Theatre and Costume, Japan, Korea,
Photography and many, many more).
The Tate Modern Gallery, located along the River Thames in a former Bankside
Power Station, is part of the Tate Group, Britain’s National Gallery of international
and modern art. Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1900 to the
present day and international modern and contemporary art.

Day 8 - Return
Saturday, November 25th, 2017 | Meals: B

Depart from the hotel at 9:00 AM. The coach will take you from the hotel to London
Heathrow Airport. Precede to checking-in at Terminal 2 around 10:30 AM, for TAP
(Air Portugal) flight TP#367 leaving at 12:25 PM with destination Lisbon.
Arrive in Lisbon Airport at 3:05 PM. Continue by connecting to flight TP#209,
departing at 4:50 PM, and arriving in New York JFK Airport at 8:15 PM.
Upon arrival a coach will take you back to Penn State Brandywine campus.

Tour Features

Services Included
  • Transfer to and from Penn State Brandywine campus and JFK Airport.
  • Round trip air tickets departing from JFK Airport to Manchester, and returning from London to JFK Airport
  • Six nights’ accommodations at 3* hotels, centrally located in Liverpool and London
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi service at the hotel
  • Breakfast daily at the hotel
  • Local assistant upon arrival in Manchester airport, and London train station
  • Private motor coach for transfers
  • Orientation tour of London
  • Supervision by Penn State faculty members
Services Not Included
  • Single Room Supplement + $385
  • Additional sightseeing and activities, such as concert tickets, museum entrance fees, cruises, public transportation, etc.
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • 3% on any amount paid by credit card or on any online payments
  • Cost of mandatory visits as determined by your professor
  • Cost of personal items: phone, drinks, etc.
  • HTH health insurance required by Penn State University
  • Passport and visa fees
Payment Methods

    

  • Online: During your registration, you can submit your payment by e-check or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express). There is a 3% service fee for all online payments. To avoid this fee, you can mail a check or money order.
  • Phone: We accept credit card & e-check payments by phone. Credit card payments incur a 3% service fee but there is no service fee for e-checks.
  • Post Mail: Your could also mail a paper check or a money order. Checks should be made payable to “Celestial Voyagers” and mailed to the address in the “Contact Us” section. After October 15, 2017, checks must be certified.
Cancellations

All cancellations must be received in writing. The following penalties apply

  • Payment of $350 processing fees are non-refundable
  • Penalty of 50% of the total trip cost if cancellation is received between September 15, 2017 and October 15, 2017
  • Penalty of 100% of the total trip cost if cancellation is received on or after October 16, 2017, and in case of a no-show.
Passports and Visas

Everyone needs a passport valid until May 25, 2018. If you are not an American citizen, a visa may be required. A Green Card or equivalent is compulsory.

Please Note

All academic arrangements are made with PSU Brandywine campus and confirm agreement to abide by Penn State University’s stipulated rules of conduct.

Travel documents will be delivered at Penn State Brandywine (date & time TBD). It is most important to attend this meeting or send a substitute. If this is not possible, your professor(s) and Celestial Voyagers MUST be notified. If your documents have to be sent individually, you must submit your request with your mailing address in writing; a $20 shipping and handling fee will apply.

Travel Insurance

International Health Insurance:

All travelers on Penn State programs are required to purchase travel insurance through HTH Worldwide. Students will be sent enrollment information 2 weeks prior to departure. Contact Lisa Yanonis at lay10@psu.edu with questions. http://www.hthtravelinsurance.com

Price Information

Trip price: $2,195

Single Room Supplement + $385

We require a deposit of $500 in order to secure your reservation.

The remaining balance is due on or before September 30, 2017. For payment received after September 30, a $100 late fee will apply.

Air Schedule

4899 Flight Details
Departure DayDeparture DateFrom (airport/terminal)Departure TimeFlight #To (airport)Arrival Time (local time)Stopover/Layover
Saturday11/18/2017JFK (Terminal 5)11:40 PMTP 208LIS (Lisbon)11:20 AM2 hrs 10 mins
Sunday11/19/2017LIS (Lisbon)2:30 PMTP 322Man (Manchester)5:25 PM
Saturday11/25/2017LHR ( London)12:25 PMTP 367LIS (Lisbon)3:05 PM45 minutes
Saturday11/25/2017LIS (Lisbon)3:50 PMTP 209JFK (Terminal 5)8:15 PM

Terms & Conditions

CelestialVoyagers Terms and Conditions relate to specific contracts with various suppliers.
The policies and regulations below must be strictly enforced.

All cancellations must be received in writing. The following penalties apply

  • Payment of $350 processing fees are non-refundable
  • Penalty of 50% of the total trip cost if cancellation is received between September 15, 2017 and October 15, 2017
  • Penalty of 100% of the total trip cost if cancellation is received on or after October 16, 2017, and in case of a no-show.

Contacts

Francoise
President and Founder
    Francoise
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Senior Travel Planner
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