Tag: travel

Sun Lakes Set Sail

Paula Cunkelman up close and personal with the King Penguins!

Sun Lakes couple’s bucket list takes them to the Falkland Islands Wade and Paula Cunkelman removed another item from their Bucket List this February. They flew to Buenos Aries, where they toured and observed some real Argentina tango dancers. Then they boarded the Star Princess for a 31 day journey around South America. Of course,…

Travel tips

Where in the world is the Solovetsky Islands? Most of us have never heard of these islands. They are situated in the western part of the White Sea, less than 100 miles from the Arctic Circle, and consist of six big and many small islands. There are several things to see, such as the Solovetsky…

Upcoming trips and tours sponsored by Sun Lakes and SunBird Activity Directors

For reservations contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or e-mail sue@freespiritvacations.com. Informative and fun “Around the Corner to Around the World” Travel Presentations: November 10: 10:00-11:00 a.m. – Sun Lakes Country Club – Navajo Room 2:00–3:00 p.m. – Sun Lakes Cottonwood – Phoenix Room A9 Snacks will be served and door prizes will…

Ask Your Agents – November 2014

Dear Cheri and Tammy, Our last two vacations we planned seemed to have left us feeling like we needed a vacation even though we just returned from our vacation. We prefer to travel independently; however, there are so many components to planning and would love a little advice on how to simplify the process and…

Savvy Travelers to meet November 13

Ardy and Frank celebrating their anniversary

The next Savvy Travelers Meeting is November 13 in the San Tan Ballroom at 6:30 pm. At Cottonwood Country Club. Come join us – it’s a Cruise Night with Holland America kick off the fall season. Lots of brochures. No dues. Join us for some refreshments, door prizes and special offers. Laura Okonowski, Business Development…

Upcoming trips and tours sponsored by Sun Lakes and SunBird activity directors

For reservations or more information contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or sue@freespiritvacations.com Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta October 7-10; price is $795 pp/double, $995 pp/single For nine days in October, the New Mexico skies are painted as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta Park. Nothing rivals the power of mass ascension…

Ask Your Agents – October 2014

Dear Cheri and Tammy, Do you have any suggestions on when the best dates are to travel in any given destination? What are some things to consider when planning a vacation? Signed, Carolyn Planner Dear Carolyn, One of the most important things to consider when traveling to any destination is to determine if there are…

Trips and Tours open to all Sun Lakes and SunBird residents

For reservations or more information contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or e-mail sue@freespiritvacations.com. Las Vegas Deluxe September 14-16; price is $275 pp/double, $375 pp/single Las Vegas is a place where each casino/resort is a destination in itself. Spend two nights at the four-star Golden Nugget Resort located on Fremont Street. A night…

Savvy Travelers news

Savvy Travelers Founder Thom Tschetter and his bride, Sue Widman

Meetings will resume on October 9. We meet the second Thursday of the month October through May. The normal meeting is Phoenix Room at the Cottonwood Country Club at 6:30 p.m. No dues. The October 9 meeting will be hosted by ISRAEL Tour Company ISRAM – Margie Bell, District Sales Manager, will be talking about…