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Fall 2012 – Welcome Home Reception

December 6, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

6 p.m. – Reception for parents, family, and friends of Fall 2012 voyagers
6:30 p.m. – Program with information about the next day’s debarkation, what to expect when your voyager returns, and your lifelong relationship with Semester at Sea 
Cost:  $35 per person; children under 12 receive free admittance
(Includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar)
Online registration ends on November 30, 2012.
A limited number of discounted rooms are still available December 5-8, 2012 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina. Standard double rooms are available for $149 plus taxes, and you can reserve rooms online or by calling 1-800-HILTONS/1-800-445-8667 or 1-954-463-4000. When calling please ask for the Semester at Sea room block.




Ship’s Arrival & Debarkation on Friday, December 7
at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale  


 The MV Explorer will arrive the morning of Friday, December 7, at Terminal 4 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. Family and friends may watch the ship arrive, and there will be a Semester at Sea information table located outside the port entrance to answer questions. The ship will arrive at the pier at approximately 7 a.m. and will be in view around 6:30 a.m. Please note that this is one hour earlier than originally anticipated. Off-loading of luggage and passenger debarkation usually takes most of the morning and often runs into early afternoon. Please be prepared to be flexible and patient on this day as we have no control over the speed of port authority or customs matters or the off-loading of luggage.  You will be able to meet your son or daughter at the port entrance after they have disembarked and cleared customs.  Please remember that no out-going flights should be made prior to 6 p.m. on December 7. 


December 6, 2012
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina
1881 SE 17th Street Causeway
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Select a Country: