Savvy Travelers meeting January 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Sun Lakers and friends in Israel

Sun Lakers and friends in Israel

Join us on Tuesday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room at Cottonwood Country Club.

It’s a cruise night with Viking! District Sales Manager Reiner Marks will update us on all the new and exciting itineraries for both the ocean ships as well as the river cruises. We understand Viking on the Mississippi will be coming in 2017! One of the new Viking Ships will be coming to the USA in the fall of 2016; these sailings will sell out very quickly so if you want to experience Viking in the USA call Jeanette Rajamaki at 602-909-2000; door prizes, discounts and extra onboard credit.

The travel club has a number of group trips scheduled so call to get more details. Call Jeanette at 602-909-2000 or Donna at 480-861-3652. Where ever you want to travel we can help you to book all your travel needs!

February 12 – 10 Night Oceania Cruise – 1250 passenger Riviera, Eastern Caribbean with air, gratuities and $250 onboard credit. Ports of Call: Roundtrip out of Miami includes the Grand Turks and Caicos Islands, San Juan, Puerto Rico, St Bart’s, St. Maarten, Tortola, Dominican Republic and Nassau; cruise hosted by Ann Turner.

April 29-May 11 Viking Cruises Rhine Rhapsody hosted by Janet Rose and Dianne Burns; 10 days with Paris – Sail the Rhine River and spend a few nights in Paris.

May 22-June 3 – 12 nights – Rome to Istanbul on Oceania Cruises –Sirena, a new ship to Oceania w/650 passengers; $40 million refurbishment. Ports of Call include Sorrento, Amalfi, Sardinia, Trapani, Sicily, Malta, Crete, Greek Isles including Santorini, Mykonos and Ephesus. Arriving in Istanbul on June 2 and overnight. Departure June 3; air and free internet included; four free shore excursions; gratuities included, $200 onboard credit as well as all specialty dining included. Hosted cocktail party included – currently have 14 people booked; – Jeanette and Ray Rajamaki hosting.

September 17-October 6 – 17 days on a grand European river cruise – Budapest to Amsterdam with Belgium – Viking Cruises. Hosted by John and Patty Kear; limited space with reduced air, with $$$ off and $150 onboard credit; six people booked.

Africa – Spring of 2017 – 17 days – three nights in Zimbabwe, six nights in Botswana, two nights in Cape Town, three nights at The Nature Conservancy and 3 nights at the Sabi Sands near Krueger. We are limited to 24 people.

The club is working on a cruise to Cuba – we are trying for October 2, 2016; for the first time ever a ship has been approved to travel to Cuba starting in May 2016.