The next Savvy Travelers Meeting is May 14 in the Phoenix Room of Cottonwood Country Club at 6:30 p.m. Come join us for the last meeting until fall!
Van Newille – Phoenix Summer Staycations! Van teaches over at the local college and is a walking book of knowledge on Arizona and its little hideaways. Should be a fun evening.
No meetings June, July, August or September
October TBA – November 12 – Celebrity Cruises
Contact Donna Andrews at 480-861-3652 who is helping the club with the two, three and four day getaways provided by Free Spirit Vacations and West Coast Getaways. Free Spirit pays the club a token amount which helps cover cookies and wine and miscellaneous expenses. Book with us. Please contact Vic Hermann at 480-883-3897; e-mail email@example.com; or contact Jeanette Rajamaki, our resident travel agent in Oakwood at 602-909-2000; or email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or brochures.
Princess has great 50th anniversary promotions all year. Call Jeanette for details and brochures at 602-909-2000. Princess now provides me weekly with last minute deals. If interested e-mail to be put on the list at email@example.com.
September 23 – 10 nights Holland America fall foliage cruise – includes air, one night in New York City and all transfers; ocean view is $3795 per person New York to Quebec.
October 2 – 14 nights – Spain and Portugal – Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity Infinity; includes gratuities, all beverages including spirits and onboard credit for balcony stateroom – Vic Hermann to host.
West Coast – Seven nights getaway out of Los Angeles – both Princess and Royal Caribbean have some space available for October 2. These are very popular and sell out.
October 15 – Israel and Petra, Jordan 13 days/11 nights land tour –includes two nights in Tel Aviv, one night in Haifa, one night in Tiberius, five nights in Jerusalem, one night in Petra and one night in Amman – Join Ray and Jeanette Rajamaki
November 15 – 15 days Hawaii on Ruby Princess – Thanksgiving Cruise round trip out of Los Angeles – Larry Noser to host.
Cuba – Possible date November 14-22 – Call Vic or Jeanette to advise if this works and we will finalize. Fly to Miami for one night then to Cuba.
February 14, 2016 – Seven nights – Western Caribbean – Galveston to Belize, Honduras and Cozumel – Royal Caribbean; $50 onboard credit, cocktail party – Saturday Night Fever Broadway show – Valentine’s cruise.
May 22, 2016 – Eastern Mediterranean – Oceania’s new ship Sirena (648 passengers) – 12 nights – Rome to Istanbul and the Greek Isles – included is air, gratuities, specialty dining, water, sodas and $200 onboard credit.
July 24, 2016 – Viking’s new ship – All balcony 900 passengers – Bergen to Stockholm – 15 nights; most beverages included – hosted cruise with Vic and Joanna Hermann.
August 6, 2016 – Bordeaux Region of France – Seven nights – Viking Forseti; 12 people already booked; extend either pre or post in Loire Valley.
South Africa 2017 – 18-21 days – March 27; finalizing details.