Savvy Travelers Club summer news and upcoming trips

Gladys Crittendon and Terry Clark in Lima, Peru

Gladys Crittendon and Terry Clark in Lima, Peru

Jeanette Rajamaki

We have Sun Lakers traveling in the Canadian Maritimes, on River cruises in China this fall, and on the Danube in Europe. The Galapagos and Machu Picchu has also been popular. Many received discounts from our meetings with free air and other special amenities. Join us as we kick off the fall/winter season with monthly meetings on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at Cottonwood Country Club starting October 10 – Starting with Collette Vacations – 101 years in travel tours – Focus on their Africa tours – USA and Canada tours, and some on Europe tours. No dues – just come for brochures, information, and refreshments.

This fall, we will focus on luxury cruising with Seabourn November 14 – Crystal Cruises December 12, Viking Ocean – January 9 – Regent Seven Seas – February 13.

Contact Vic Hermann at 480-883-3897 OR Jeanette Rajamaki at 602-909-2000 – ask to be added to the meeting reminder email. If you are a single and looking for a Travel mate, contact Jeanette at 602-909-2000. We have lots of single folks looking to find travel companions.

Many deals in the Caribbean for winter – Celebrity has great amenities with beverage package – Norwegian has beverage/dining packages – Reduced air to Hawaii for sailings on the Pride of America.

The river cruise companies all have specials… Viking has free air on many sailings. AMA Waterways has free air on many European river cruises. Now is the time to book for 2020. Oceania, Crystal, and Regent have opened sailings for 2021. Call Jeanette, your local Travel Agent, at 602-909-2000 for brochures.

Upcoming Travel Scheduled:

January 10, 2020 – Costa Rica land tour – have 14 people already booked. $1800 pp Hosted 9 days and 8 nights. All meals included. Single rate available. Direct flights to Costa Rica on American Airlines.

February 1 – Star Clippers – Sailing on the Royal Clipper in the Grenadine Islands. Join Vic and Joanna – Ray and Jeanette for a true sailing adventure on the world’s largest tall ships! Special cocktail parties and on-board credit. 29 people booked already!

July 12, 2020 – Viking’s All-Balcony – Ocean Ship the Jupiter – Into the Midnight Sun – Start in London, end in Bergen, 15 nights – $200 on-board credit – we have 10 people already booked. Tours included – wine, beer, and sodas included with meals – specialty dining included – The Rajamakis and Bogdanoffs hosting.

October 25, 2020 – Special Sailing with Oceania – Marina – Jacques Pepin Signature Sailing – Godfather and Master Chef, Culinary Executive Director for Oceania Cruises, will be hosting lectures and culinary demos. In addition, Stan Price, Artist in Residence from Everett, Washington, will be hosting lectures on glass and escorting tours throughout the itinerary to fabulous places to view and discuss Art in Glass. 10 days starting Venice with tour of Murano Glass factory, on to Croatia, Greece, Sicily, Naples, Rome… this sailing is going like wildfire. Gratuities included, cocktail parties included, specialty dining included, wi-fi included – hosted by Tami and Nick Bogdanoff – 35 people booked.