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1 Cefn Hengoed to New York and Washington October 2015

2 Studytrips - Our Student Tours company
We have booked this tour through leading educational travel company, Studytrips. We’ll benefit from their knowledge and experience in arranging school tours, as well as the 24 hour assistance they offer should we need their support whilst we are away.

3 Tour objectives On our tour, the 26 students will:
Visit, see and experience the sights of New York Explore the history and heritage of Washington DC Be safe and enjoy

4 Tour objectives Sensible rules to maximise our ability to give clear instructions to pupils and to keep everyone safe will be discussed with the whole group prior to departing.  Parents are requested to support Mr Harrington as party leader, Mrs Rimmer (Key Stage 3 Mathematics Manager) and Ms Harris (Teacher of Art) Pupils are requested to return to school after the trip as soon as they feel able. 

5 Safety and Wellbeing Individual cards for wallets
Teams with staff leaders (LH group, SR group, KH group) Regular registers and counts Supervised in shops, malls, tours and on public transport

6 Flights We will depart from London Heathrow,
Flight No BA :15 on Wednesday 28th October, arriving at JFK 17:15 We will depart from Washington Dulles, Flight No BA :20 on Monday 2nd November arriving at Heathrow 10:20 Tuesday morning UK time. Final details will be available a month before the trip about the departure time from the school.

7 Accommodation Broadway Hotel + Hostel 230 West 101 Street, New York for 3 nights Hostelling International Washington, th Street NW, Washington DC, for 2 nights Gender breakdown will be submitted 19/8/ We will then receive a rooming breakdown and will be able to create a room sharing list.

8 Accommodation Excellent Wi-Fi hotspots
Excellent Wi-Fi hotspots

9 Broadway Hotel + Hostel

10 Broadway Hotel + Hostel

11 Centre of New York Broadway Hotel + Hostel Times Square

12 Hostelling International Washington

13 Hostelling International Washington

14 Centre of Washington Hostelling International Washington White House

15 Our Meal Arrangements Breakfast and evening meal are provided
Requested specific restaurants on this trip Metro Diner, New York Mamma Sbarro, Times Square Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, Times Square Fuddruckers Burger Bar, Washington There will be opportunities for a snack or lunch each day. Money will be required for any food between breakfast and evening meal. If you have any specific dietary requirements, please let us know well in advance.

16 Tour overview Morning Afternoon Evening Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Leave Cefn Hengoed 9/11 Memorial & Museum St Paul's Cathedral New York Stock Exchange Staten Island Ferry Statue of Liberty Lunch in traditional New York diner 3 hour on location TV & movie sights tour Grand Central station Chrysler Building Lunch in Grand Central station Depart London Heathrow arrive New York NBC Studio Tour Times Square shopping Macys Department Store Fifth Avenue shopping Central Park Evening meal Empire State Building

17 Tour overview Morning Afternoon Evening Day 4 Day 5 Day 6
Coach transfer New York to Washington 3 hour stop in Delaware Shopping Mall Lunch in the food court 3 hour guided tour of Washington Washington Zoo Arrive in Washington Arlington Cemetery visit Pentagon City Shopping Mall National Air and Space Museum or Pentagon City Mall Depart Washington Dulles Evening meal Overnight flight

18 Next steps ESTA
Electronic System for Travel Authorization Valid for 2 years from the date of acceptance All pupils need a valid VISA We will require the number from the pupils to complete the necessary paperwork

19 Travel tips - Money Transportation on the New York Subway and Washington Metro will require dollars Lunch and snacks in the day will require dollars Spending money is at your own discretion

20 Travel tips - Packing What to take:
Sensible footwear (walking, walking and walking) Rain jacket or coat (unpredictable weather) Woolly hat Back Pack Trip Hoodies essential for Day 1 Internet charges on mobile phones (call your providers)

21 Any questions?

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