Savvy Travelers to meet Dec. 8

Our December meeting on December 8 will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room at Cottonwood Country Club. Our speaker will be Nicole Hunter, Sales Manager for Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. Uniworld has never been to Sun Lakes for a presentation on their upscale river cruises. Everyone is welcome to join us for information, refreshments and door prizes.

River Cruises: Lots of deals for 2017 with reduced air or free air. Call Jeanette for details at 602-909-2000.

Upcoming travel:

March 3, 2017 – and April 15, 2017 – Hawaii: Pride of America out of Honolulu; seven nights on cruise with overnight in Kauai, overnight in Maui, two days on the Big Island; special promotion may include one night in Honolulu; $1299 pp inside, $1699 pp for ocean view, $2099 pp single.

Dennis and Marilyn Harkins will host the April 15 sailing.

April 19, 2017 – Eastern Mediterranean – Oceania’s Riviera: 1250 passengers, 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, three free shore excursions, water, sodas and $100 on board credit. Barbara Schink to host.

April 23, 2017 – Celebrity Silhouette – Trans Atlantic from Ft. Lauderdale to Amsterdam: 14 days; ports of call are Lisbon, Portugal; Le Havre, France; Bruges in Belgium; inside stateroom $959 and ocean view $1099 plus taxes of $109.63; $50 on board credit with wine tasting party and bottle of wine. Vic and Joanna Hermann to host.

May 9 and June 17 – Royal Caribbean Newest ship Harmony of the Seas – seven nights Eastern Caribbean groups on both sailings. Jim and Peggy Hall to host on June sailing. Grease is the production show; ice shows, jazz club and comedy club.

June 8, 2017 – Uniworld Boutique River Cruises in Portugal on the Douro River – fly to Lisbon for three nights, transfer to Porto to board 116 passenger ship; all cocktails included, all gratuities included, $100 on board credit, free Wi-Fi; optional four nights in Madrid.


July 12, 2017 – Viking River Cruise: eight days/seven nights – Paris to Normandy Beaches with wine, beer and soda included with lunch and dinner Air for $595, free Wi-Fi. Vic and Joanna Hosting cocktail party and on board credit! $2599 pp and up.

August 8 – Trafalgar land tour – 13 days: canyons and national parks; $2075 – starts in Las Vegas and ends in Denver. Sue Stevenson hosting.

September 2, 2017 – seven nights Alaska on Holland America – ports include Sitka, Juneau, Ketchikan with a special presentation by wellness author, Cherie Calbom “The Juice Lady” with $50 on board credit and cocktail party. Ocean view $1304 pp.