Savvy Travelers Summer News

Jeanette Rajamaki

Meetings are supposed to resume on Oct. 15, the second Thursday of the month, in the Saguaro Room of the Cottonwood Country Club at 6:30 p.m. We will continue to send monthly updates of information to our enrolled folks for our news information. The speaker is Uniworld River Cruises and Insight Vacation Land Tours. If canceled, we will advise in the September Splash or you can call Jeanette at 602-909-2000.

Contact Vic Hermann at 480-883-3897 or Jeanette Rajamaki at 602-909-2000 and 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 when travel opens again in 2021.

Jim and Peggy Hall are hosting a unique sailing Jan. 9, 2021, for 21 days. Details below. Now is the time to book for 2021. Oceania, Crystal, and Regent have opened sailings for 2021 and 2022. Viking has opened bookings for 2022 and into 2023 already on the Mississippi, wonderful close-to-home sailings. Call Jeanette, your local travel agent, at 602-909-2000 for additional information.

Upcoming Travel Scheduled:

Nov. 5, 2020 – Copper Canyon bus tour leaving from Phoenix, eight days – Explore the Largest Canyon in North America. We will know more next month if driving to Mexico will be allowed. Call if you have an interest, and we will put you on a wait list. We have five couples already on the waitlist from Savvy Travelers.

Jan. 9, 2021 to Jan. 21, 2021 – Viking Star – 21 days to the Amazon through the Caribbean. Hosted by Jim and Peggy Hall – R/T out of San Juan, Puerto Rico – Specialty dining included – wine and beer with lunch and dinner – free tour offered every port is included.

March 31, 2021 – Tour of Washington, D.C. – 5 nights – Hosted by Ginger and Gary Russell

Oct. 4, 2021 – Special Sailing with Oceania – Marina – Starts in Lisbon, Portugal; Seville and Barcelona, Spain; Marseilles, France; Monte Carlo; Livorno; Rome; Naples; Venice overnight. Stan Price, artist in residence from Everett, Wash., will be hosting lectures on glass and escorting tours throughout the itinerary to fabulous places to view and discuss Art in Glass. 12 days – Gratuities, cocktail party, specialty dining, wi-fi all included – hosted by Tami and Nick Bogdanoff