SIR Travel Opportunities In 2017:
Oct 20-Nov 5, 2017: Panama Canal Cruise. 15 day cruise from SF with 20 stops including Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Chiapas, Puerto Quetzal, Puerto Corinto, Puerto Caldera, Panama Canal, Cartagena and Ft Lauderdale. Cost include home pickup and return and Airfare from Ft Lauderdale. Cabins start at $3099 to $4575. Larry Yarberry, Br 8, 925-890-9245
Oct 22-29, 2017: Coastal Cruise R/T from SF. The 7 day cruise starts in SF and ends in SF aboard the Grand Princess. Stops will include Santa Barbara, Long Beach, Ensenada and San Diego. Price of $1220 to $1695 depending on cabin includes bottle of wine, port tax, group protection plan, and porter tips. Bill Rodman, Br 38, San Jose, 408-274-4521.
Nov 2-9, 2017: Branson, Bentonville & Beyond. Wine, Dine and Yacht with Branson entertainers and see the beautiful scenery and historic sites of the Northwest Arkansas. Tour includes: RT Air, 7 nights Deluxe Hotel, Professional Guide, Deluxe Motorcoach, 17 meals, admission to attractions and taxes and baggage. Tom Duncanson, Br 20, Santa Cruz, 831-662-8605.
Dec 29-Jan 2, 2018: Rose Parade New Years Making a difference. A way to honor and celebrate all of the people in our communities. RT air, 4 nights hotel, 7 meals, deluxe Motorcoach, Professional escorts. Reserved seating at the 129th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade with many tour options included. Joe Salamida,Br 54, 408-767-2838 or Archie Belogloviski, 408-253-3956.
Dec 29- Jan 2, 2018: New Year’s in Memphis at New Graceland Guest House. Highlights include 4 nights at the New Graceland Guest House, Gala New Year’s Eve Dinner, Tour of Graceland, Rock n Soul Museum, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, The Cotton Museum, Lorraine Motel & Nat’l Civil Rights Museum. Fabulous Memphis Farewell Dinner & entertainment. Tom Duncanson, Br 20, Santa Cruz, 831-662-8605.
Jan 12-22, 2018 Cruising the Mexican Riviera. A 10 night cruise from SF on the Grand Princess with ports of call in Puerta Vallarta, Manzanillo, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas and back to SF. Cost ranges from $1565 to $2375 depending on cabin and includes all taxes and fees, all tipping for drivers, pre trip orientation, home pick up and return and all shipboard meals. Rollo Parsons Br.141, 408-268-5245 or Bdrian Serpa, 408-227-7658.
Feb 8-16,2018: Tropical Costa Rica. Highlights of this trip include, air, insurance, 13 meals, gratuities and guides.You will vist the unique ecosystem of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, the Doka Coffee Estate, the Arenal Volcano The Cano Negro Nature Preserve and much more. Cost is $3299. Jim Stoner, Br 114, 408-238-8458 or Larry Martinson, 408-528-0746.
Apr 4-14, 2018: Tulip Time in Holland. A 7 night Cruise R/T to Amsterdam aboard AMA Waterways. Celebrate the beauty of the Netherlands and Belgium in the springtime. You will visit the legendary Keukenfof Gardens, and pass colorful row houses and houseboats, See Ann Franks home then indulge in culinary bliss via Belgium chocolates and stroopwafel. Cost ranges from $4830.00 to $6195.00 based on cabin choice and includes complimentary bikes, unlimited complimentary fine dining and wines, all guides, gratuities and taxes, R/T air, choice of excursions, and riverview staterooms or suites. John Pletsch, Br.32, 408-274-2992 or Mike Console, 408-246-1080.
Oct 21-31, 2018: Crystal Mozart River Cruise. Enjoy Europe’s history as you cruise the scenic Wachau Valley, and Austrian Wonderland along the Danube River. You will visit Durnstein, Melk, Bratislava, Budapest and Vienna. Prices start at $6485 and include Crystal’s expansive list of free service’s such as, butler service, gratuities for all shipboard staff, unlimited refreshments, free WiFi, choice of adventure shore excursions, R/T airfare, port charges and transfers in SF and Vienna. Larry Martinson, Br. 114, 408-528-0746 and Jim Stoner, 408-238-8458.
Feb 15-Mar 2, 2019: Cruise from San Francisco to Ft Lauderdale. 15 day cruise aboard the Coral Princess with port stops at Cabo San Lucas, San Juan Del Sur, Puntarenas, Fuerte Amador, cruising through the Panama Canel, Cartagena, and Ft Lauderdale. Cost ranges from $3390 to $4190 depending on stateroom and includes, home pickup, shipboard meals and entertainment, R/T airfare, luggage handling, transfers, all drivers and porters, gratuities, all applicable taxes and travel gift .Arkady Belogolovsky, Br. 54, 408-253-3956, or Joe Salamida, 408-767-2838.
Send your brief trip information to Bob Spellman at email@example.com by the 25th of the month.
Only trips of at least 4 days or more in length will be listed