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Washington and New York 15 th -24 th 2013 JPGS History Tour Of America
Washington and New York 15 th -24 th February 2013 Parents Meeting November 5 th 2012
Planned Program Day 1: Friday 08:55 hrs Depart King Abdulaziz International Airport 13:00 hrs Arrive London Heathrow Airport 14:30 hrs Depart London Heathrow Airport 17:50 hrs Arrive Dulles Washington Airport, 19:50 hrs Arrive at our Washington Hotel. 21:00 hrs Evening meal @ Harriet’s Restaurant
Day 2 : Saturday Continental Breakfast at hotel 09:00 hrs 4 hr Guided Walking Tour of Government Buildings 14:10 Tour of Capitol Buildings and Capitol Hill 19:00 hrs – Evening meal @ Hard Rock Cafe Remainder of evening at leisure
Day 3 : Sunday Continental Breakfast at hotel 09:00 hrs 4 hr Guided Walking Tour Historical Sites & Memorials Lunch Free time during the afternoon 19:00 hrs Evening meal @ Bucca di Beppo Remainder of evening at leisure
Day 4 : Monday Continental Breakfast at hotel Coach meet group at hotel for transfer to New York 09:00 hrs Depart hotel 13:00 hrs Arrive Philadelphia Lunch and sightseeing in Philadelphia 16:00 hrs Depart Philadelphia 19:00 hrs Arrive New York Hotel 21:30 hrs Evening meal @ Sbaarro – buffet meal
Day 5 : Tuesday Continental Breakfast at hotel 09:00 hrs 4 hr Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Manhattan Lunch 14:00 hrs Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island 19:00 hrs Evening meal @ Planet Hollywood 21:00 hrs VISIT – Top of the Rock
Day 6 : Wednesday Continental Breakfast at hotel 09:00 hrs 4 hr Guided Walking Tour of Midtown Manhattan Lunch 14:00 hrs United Nations Tour 17:00 hrs Evening meal @ Chevy’s Fresh Mexican – Buffet 19:30 hrs Broadway show (Spiderman)
Day 7 : Thursday Continental Breakfast at hotel 09:00 hrs 4hr New York TV & Movie Sites Tour Lunch 14:00 hrs NBC Studio tour 19:00 hrs Evening meal @ Bubba Gump Shrimp 22:00 hrs Visit to The Empire State Building
Day 8 : Friday Continental Breakfast at hotel After finishing packing, free time during the day for shopping or visits 17:25 hrs Coach meet group at the hotel for airport transfer 19:25 hrs Arrive New York John F Kennedy Airport 22:55 hrs Depart New York John F Kennedy Airport
Day 9 : Saturday 10:40 hrs Arrive London Heathrow Airport (We are currently negotiating a Hotel room courtesy of British Airways) 21:50 Depart London Heathrow
Day 10 : Sunday 07:15 hrs - Arrive King Abdulaziz International Airport. 08:15 hrs - Arrive back at JPGS. You can go home Mr Ashraf has agreed to give you the day off school to sleep and catch up with family. Please, as a matter of security, do not come to the airport to meet your children, we will deliver them back to you at JPGS.
Staff Travelling to America Mr Damian Deus, Head of History Mrs April Nowell, Head of Swimming Mr Roy Fisher, Teacher of Humanities
Our Hotel Addresses Hotel Harington, 11th and East Street Washington DC DC 2004-1398 Equity Point, 206 West 41st street New York, NY 10036
Costs of Tour 13,500 SAR Deposit paid of 2000 SAR Balance of 11,500 SAR due by Saturday 1 st December
What the tour cost includes. The final fee includes: Travel to and from King Abdulaziz International Airport Flights to Washington, and from New York both these will be via London Heathrow with British Airways Coach travel from Washington to New York Hotel accommodation for the duration of the stay
What the cost includes. The final fee includes: The service of a local tour representative, whilst in America Daily local English speaking guides throughout the tour Full Breakfast at the Hotel each day, also an evening meal at local restaurants each day In resort transport and all 13 planned visits, including a Broadway show.
Immigration Matters Visa processing is your responsibility School can advise, and provide all necessary paperwork to assist with your application ESTA is the easiest option if available, to confirm suitability and apply online please see: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/application.html?execution=e1s1
Electronic System for Travel Authorisation – ESTA What is ESTA? ESTA is the ‘Electronic System for Travel Authorisation’ issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, which allows citizens of certain countries to travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Requirements for travelling on the VWP You can travel for business, pleasure or transit only, and stay in the US for less than 90 days, and hold a confirmed return or onward ticket (or e-ticket receipt), and you must obtain travel authorisation by completing the online ESTA form. What documents do I need to travel on the VWP? Each person travelling must: i) have an e-passport OR a Machine Readable Passport ii) AND have obtained an approved ESTA. If not, you will have to obtain a US visa before you travel.
Visa Waiver Program Nationalities entitled to use the Visa Waiver Program Andorra, France, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Australia, Germany, Lithuania, Singapore, Austria, Greece, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Belgium, Hungary, Malta, Slovenia, Brunei, Iceland, Monaco, South Korea, Czech Republic, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, Estonia, Japan, Norway, Switzerland, Finland, Latvia, Portugal, United Kingdom. Nationals of these countries must hold an e-passport or a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) in order to travel under the VWP. Holders of passports which are not machine readable or e- passports must obtain a US visa prior to travelling to the US.