Savvy Travelers Club to Meet November 14

The Aycocks and the Malyjureks in Alaska at the end of August--great weather.

The Aycocks and the Malyjureks in Alaska at the end of August–great weather.

Jeanette Rajamaki

We will meet in the Saguaro Room at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Cottonwood Country Club. There are no dues—just come for brochures, refreshments, and a fun hour of information. Megan Ziegler, business manager for Seabourn and Holland America, will be our speaker.

This fall, we will focus on luxury cruising with Seabourn Nov. 14 – Crystal Cruises Dec. 12

Viking Ocean – Jan. 9 – Regent Seven Seas – Feb. 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:

Jan. 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.

Feb. 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! Only 7 cabins left on the whole ship.

April 3, 2020 – Crystal 7 Night Tulips River Cruise – On-board credit – all adult beverages and gratuities included. 2 couples currently booked.

May 23, 2020 – Anthem of the Seas – 6 Night France and Spain Cruise R/T Southampton – $50 on-board Credit Option to add tours.

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 9 people booked. Tours included -Wine, beer and sodas included with meals – specialty dining included – The Rajamakis and Bogdanoffs hosting.

Oct. 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 – 40 people booked.