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ByBill Belew

NEW OPENING FOR SPECIAL INTEREST SPEAKER | CROWN PRINCESS | ENGLAND

Cruise Ship Speaker

Cruise Ship Speaker

NEW OPENING FOR SPECIAL INTEREST SPEAKER:: CROWN PRINCESS

Crown Princess
Voyages # 3330 & 3331A
Sept 30-Oct 14, 2013
Roundtrip Southampton, England
Mediterranean Medley

Oct 14-Nov 09, 2013
Southampton, England to Fort Lauderdale, FL
Canary Islands & Western Europe Grand Adventure

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ByBill Belew

CRUISE SHIP SPEAKERS | YEAR END | EUROPE & CARIBBEAN

Cruise Ship Speaker

Cruise Ship Speaker

2013 – ONLY 3 — EUROPE & CARIBBEAN !!!

Silhouette – 2 NIGHTS FREE FOR THIS CRUISE
October 19-31
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Venice / Eastern Med & Greek Isles
Open to a Destination Speaker

Equinox – 2 NIGHTS FREE FOR THIS CRUISE
Oct 20-Nov 01
Roundtrip Barcelona / Venice Cruise
Open to Destination Speaker

Summit
Nov 23-30
Roundtrip San Juan, PR / Southern Caribbean
Open to a Destination Speaker

If you are interested in applying, please

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ByRick Deutsch

Cruise Ship Lovers Meet up 9/23/13 Recap

The last MeetUp for Cruise Ship Lovers featured Madlen Saddik. She is a travel consultant who provided a lot of information on Cruises sailing out of San Francisco.

Madlen Saddik tells us about San Francisco based cruises

Madlen Saddik tells us about San Francisco based cruises

She explained that Princess is basing a ship at Pier 35 on the Embarcadero. Either the Star Princess or the Grand Princess will originate trips from there. These include Alaska, Mexico, Hawaii, Panama Canal and California Coastal runs. It is VERY convenient to just drive to San Francisco to depart then pick up your car at the end and head home. Just think – no jet lag as before when you had to fly to far away ports.

Last year, I did a ship speaking gig out of SF. My wife drove me up and picked me up at the end. If you are further away, you can make a long weekend of it and stay in the City before you get on board.

Madlen Saddik

Madlen Saddik

Madlen also told us that the Grand Princess has a neat offering. You can visit the ship while in dock and take a tour before it heads out. No obligation. This is for those who want to “see what’s it’s like,” before committing to a cruise. For $39 each you get a nice lunch and access to roam around the major areas of the Grand PLUS get an included high rez photo of you on the ship. Those alone usually sell for $30 and up on cruises. The point being that if you like the digs, you can apply that money to a future booking. Neat.

Frank and Karen won the raffle for a travel book.

Frank and Karen won the drawing for a travel book.

If you missed the meeting – you really missed out.  Madlen is at saddiktravel@gmail.com for more information. See you in October.

Bon Voyage!