Savvy Travelers Club to meet October 13

Sun Lakers enjoying Tivoli, Italy this summer

Sun Lakers enjoying Tivoli, Italy this summer

Join us as we kick off the fall and winter season of Travel Club meetings in the Phoenix Room at Cottonwood Country club at 6:30 p.m. David Fish, top tour guide for Free Spirit Vacations, will be our guest speaker. Always book Free Spirit vacations and tours with the Savvy Travelers Club; we receive compensation that covers our refreshments and thus no dues. Donna Andrews is our coordinator; she can be reached at 480-861-3652.

Holiday sailings are filling fast. Holland America sailing on December 19 for 14 days in the Caribbean.

San Diego sailings – Holland has many sailings including the Mexican Riviera. Princess Cruises has two eight day holiday cruises out of Los Angeles and many out of Ft. Lauderdale to the Caribbean.

Princess Cruises has a promotion for the next 60 days that includes free gratuities and credit from $75-$150 for sailings during the summer in 2017 into the spring of 2018.

Holland America has brought back Explore Four – all four offers for suites, gratuities, beverage package, dining in the Pinnacle Grill and $200 Internet credit. Ocean view and balcony cabins receive beverage package and Pinnacle Grill Dining. Call for details.

River Cruises: – Lots of deals for 2017 with reduced air; call Jeanette for details on all the above travel 602-909-2000.


December 10 – New Harmony of the Seas launched May 1 – Eastern Caribbean – Broadway show Grease, Jazz Club, Comedy Club and Ice shows – Ray and Jeanette hosting.

December 20 – 10 Day Holiday Cruise on Royal Princess out of Ft. Lauderdale –Gary and Dorothy Vacin hosting.

Africa 2017 – 17 days (can be 13 TO 15 days) – Call for a copy of finalized itinerary.

Dates of tour – March 26, 2017 into April 2017; five star properties, three nights Zimbabwe at Victoria Falls, six nights in Botswana at two different camps (all-inclusive five star); three nights Cape Town with Cape of Good Hope; Table Mountain and City Tour; Winelands tour; optional three nights at the Nature Preserve at Grootbos with five star accommodations; all-inclusive three nights at Sabi Sands.

April 19, 2017 – E. Mediterranean – Oceania’s Riviera 10 nights – Round trip from Athens – three days in Jerusalem; port intensive with the Greek Isles of Patmos, Cyprus, Rhodes, Santorini and Mykonos.

Included air, gratuities, specialty dining, free Internet with four free shore excursions, water, sodas and $200 onboard credit – hosted by Barbara Schink.

June 8, 2017 – 10 days Uniworld River Cruise – Douro River in Portugal; three nights in Lisbon, seven nights on river and optional four nights in Madrid – 10 people already booked. Uniworld is all-inclusive with cocktails, wine, beer, sodas and water and all gratuities – Ray and Jeanette hosting

July 12, 2017 – Eight days Paris and Normandy Beaches; roundtrip out of Paris – hosted by Vic and Joanna Hermann.

Contact Vic Hermann at 480-883-3897; [email protected] Call Donna Andrews for information on Free Spirit Tours at 480-861-3652; contact Jeanette Rajamaki, resident travel agent in Sun Lakes at 602-909-2000 or email [email protected] for questions or brochures.