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SIR Travel Opportunities October 2019

(Note: Some trips may be offered by more than one SIR host.)


 

Nov 4-23, 2019 Inside Vietnam: Grand Circle Cruise, .18 day Overseas Adventure Travel Tour of Vietnam. Small group (Max 16 for tour) Visit Hanoi, Danang Bay and Saigon. Travel by Air, Bus and Boat. Included 18 breakfast, 13 lunches and 10 dinners. Price $3775 Options: 3-night stopover in Hong Kong ,6 night pre-trip to The Tribes of Northern Vietnam and 6 night post trip tour of Cambodia and Angkor Wat. Additional information contact Jim Hohenshelt #62 408 394-7226 or jim_hohenshelt@yahoo.co


 

Dec 30, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020 New Orleans New Year’s 5 Days – 4 Nights at the Astor Crowne Plaza in the French Quarter. Highlights including: Oak Alley Plantation with Cajun buffet Lunch, Choice of WWII Museum Exhibits and a Pontoon Bayou Swamp Tour or New Orleans School of Cooking Demonstration with lunch followed by a visit to Mardi Gras World. Home Pick up, R/T Air, 8 meals including Gala New Year’s Party and Gratuities for Guides and Drivers. Price $2495 DO $3065 SO. For additional information, contact Lowell Terrell #84 530 895-1737 lowell257@aol.com or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933 info@talbottours.com


 

Dec 30, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020 New Orleans New Year’s 5 Days – 4 Nights at the Astor Crowne Plaza in the French Quarter. Highlights including: Oak Alley Plantation with Cajun buffet Lunch, Choice of WWII Museum Exhibits and a Pontoon Bayou Swamp Tour or New Orleans School of Cooking Demonstration with lunch followed by a visit to Mardi Gras World. Home Pick up, R/T Air, 8 meals including Gala New Year’s Party and Gratuities for Guides and Drivers. Price $2380 DO $2940 SO For additional information, contact Joe Salamida #54 408 767-2838 ascreenman756@gmail.com or Arkady Belogolovsky #54 408 253-3956 or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933 infor@talbottours.com


 

Dec 30, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020 New Orleans New Year’s 5 Days – 4 Nights at the Astor Crowne Plaza in the French Quarter. Highlights including: Oak Alley Plantation with Cajun buffet Lunch, Choice of WWII Museum Exhibits and a Pontoon Bayou Swamp Tour or New Orleans School of Cooking Demonstration with lunch followed by a visit to Mardi Gras World. Home Pick up, R/T Air, 8 meals including Gala New Year’s Party and Gratuities for Guides and Drivers. Price $2495 DO $3065 SO For additional information, contact Tom Rushing #96 209 772-3485 bevrushing@aol.com or Lee Suess 209 296-2235 baldeagle@valcano.net or

Talbot Tours 800 662-9933 infor@talbottours.com


 

Dec 30, 2019 to Jan 3, 2020 New Orleans New Year’s 5 Days – 4 Nights at the Astor Crowne Plaza in the French Quarter. Highlights including: Oak Alley Plantation with Cajun buffet Lunch, Choice of WWII Museum Exhibits and a Pontoon Bayou Swamp Tour or New Orleans School of Cooking Demonstration with lunch followed by a visit to Mardi Gras World. Home Pick up, R/T Air, 8 meals including Gala New Year’s Party and Gratuities for Guides and Drivers. Price $2430 DO $2990 SO. For additional information, contact Roy Newman 530 755-3713 roy.newman@comcast.net or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933 infor@talbottours.com


 

Feb 11-21, 2020 Princess Mexican Riviera Cruise. Includes-R/T North Bay Transfers to and from SF Pier. Gratuities, Ship Board Credit, Photo. Visit Puerto Vallarta, Manaznillo, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas. Price range from Interior $1526 to $2296 Balcony DO. Military Vets receive addition Ship Board Credit. For Additional information contact #147 Tom Molinari 707 762-1880 or stmolinari@sbcglobal.netor Sonoma Travel Tina Powell 707 763-1545


 

Feb 24 – Mar 1, 2020 Hawaiian (2) Islands – Visit Honolulu & Kona Highlights: USS Arizona Memorial tour, Iolani Palace Tour, Grand Island Circle Volcano Tour, Welcome Dinner at Duke’s and Authentic Hawaiian Luau. Includes R/T Air Local Tour Director, Taxes, Tips and Luggage handling for one Suitcase per person and Daily breakfast. Price $3570 DO $4495 SO. For additional information contact Tom Rushing #96 209 772-3485 bevrushing@aol.com or Lee Suess 209 296-2235 baldeagle@valcano.net orTalbot Tours 800 662-9933 infor@talbottours.com


 

Feb 24 – Mar 1, 2020 Hawaiian (2) Islands – Visit Honolulu & Kona Highlights: USS Arizona Memorial tour, Iolani Palace Tour, Grand Island Circle Volcano Tour, Welcome Dinner at Duke’s and Authentic Hawaiian Luau. Includes R/T Air Local Tour Director, Taxes, Tips and Luggage handling for one Suitcase per person and Daily breakfast. Price $3570 DO $4495 SO. For additional information contact Roy Newman 530 755-3713 roy.newman@comcast.net or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933 infor@talbottours.com


March 29-April 5, 2020 Princess Cruise Pacific Northwest Coastal Cruise:

R/T San Francisco Pier. Visiting, Astoria, OR, Seattle, WA, Vancouver and Victoria BC. Price range from $1595 Interior to $1985 Balcony. Also includes Home pickup R/T to the pier, tipping for divers and porters. Passport Required. Veterans received an additional shipboard credit. Provide a copy of your DD214 to Talbot Tours. For additional information contact Roy Newman 530 755-3713 roy.newman@comcast.net or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933 infor@talbottours.com


 

April 17-27, 2020 Holland River Cruise: R/T SFO to Amsterdam. 2 nights in Amsterdam pre-cruise. Its Tulip time in Holland. Visiting Delta Scenic Cruising, Ghent Antwerp & Rotterdam .Price includes, Home pickup, airfare, all meals on the ship are covered plus Comp wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks for lunch and dinner. Price range from $5095 to $6490 DO. For additional information contact Roy Newman #45 530 755-3713 roy.newman@comcast.net or Talbot tours 800 662-9933 info@talbottours.com


 

Mar 29 – April 5, 2020 Princess Northwest Coast 7 Day Cruise R/T San Francisco Ports of call, Astoria, Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria, Prince range from $1640 Interior to Balcony $2030 DO and $2670 interior to $3440 Balcony SO. Includes: Home pickup. Tipping for drivers and porters .For additional information contact Tom Rushing #96 209 772-3485 bevrushing@aol.com or Lee Suess 209 296-2235 baldeagle@valcano.net orTalbot Tours 800 662-9933 infor@talbottours.com


 

May 7-14, 2020 Holland Tulip Festival Tour

Includes R/T Air from SF and Bus Transportation. Visit Detroit, Holland, Michigan, Mackinac Island and Chicago. Tickets for the Festival included. Price $3365 pp DO. For additional information contact Bill Stires #143 209 544-2684 or wsmp101130@sbcglobal.net


 

May 9 - 21, 2020.  “THE PASSION PLAY IN OBERAMMERGAU, A once in a lifetime experience!  This portrayal of the passion of Christ is only played out every ten years and has been continued by the cast of residents of Oberammergau since 1634.  Tour highlights include MUNICH, PRAGUE, BRATISLAVA, BUDAPEST, VIENNA, DANUBE CRUISE, SALZBURG and the OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY.  Yes, this tour is being announced early because the seating is limited and tickets sell out rapidly.  Sponsored by Amador County Branch #96.  Price not listed. For further details, please contact Lee Suess 209-296-2235 baldeagle@volcano.net or Tom Rushing 209-772-3485 bevrushing@aol.com  


 

June 20-July 5, 2020 Alaska Cruise – Queen Elizabeth: Ports of Call Ketchikan, Juneau, Tracy Arm, Skagway, Icy Point Strait, Hubbard Glacier, Sitka and Victoria BC. Price range from $3495 to $5735 DO, Includes Home pickup, R/T Air Fare to Vancouver, BC, Porter Gratuities and NEW Airline Baggage FEE included.For additional information contact Roy Newman #45 530 755-3713 roy.newman@comcast.net or Talbot tours 800 662-9933 info@talbottours.com


 

June 26 – July 2, 2020: Spotlight on South Dakota – Fly to Rapid City, SD. Attractions include, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Badlands, Wall Drugs, Crazy Horse Memorial, Deadwood and Devils Tower. Price includes R/T Air and Deluxe Motor Coach, plus 6 Breakfasts and Dinners. Price $2699 DO-$3349 SO. For additional information contact Werner Schlapfer #101 925 4453-8291 or werner@schlapfer.com


 

June 26 – July 10, 2020: Magical Rhine & Moselle River Cruise Pre-trip 2 nights in Amsterdam, 7-Night River Cruise, Rhine River, Cologne, Moselle river, Cochem, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Mannheim, Speyer, Strasbourg, Zurich & Lucerne. 15 days in all. (Collette) R/T Air San Francisco, Air Taxes and Fees/surcharges, Hotel Transfers for groups of 10 or more and Gratuities. Includes 26 meals – 12 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 8 Dinners. Prices range from $6778 to $9878 PP DO. For additional information contact #101 Bill Britton 925 443-9913 or bill.britton@comcast.net


 

July 11-20, 2020 Canadian Rockies by Train: 10 day tour, R/T Air SFO and deluxe Motor coach, featuring the Calgary Stampede, Banff, Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper, Columbia Ice Fields and Vancouver, BC. Includes 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners. Price $6889 per person DO. For additional information contact Bill Rodman #38 408 274-4521 brodman@sbcglobal.net or Alan Patmore 408 867-4197 alan-patmore@earthlink.net


 

Aug 29-Sept 9, 2020 Top of Switzerland with Oberammergau: 11 day tour form Zurich to Munich. Includes pre-tour night in Zurich and post tour night in Munich. Places to visit Zurich, Affoltern, Interlanken, Brienz, Ballenberg, Lucerne, Innsbruck OBERAMMERGAU (PASSION PLAY) and Munich. Breakfast daily, some lunches and dinners provided. Price per person DO $4575, Airfare not included, but estimated to be $1200 per person available in October 2019.For additional information contact Bill Stires 209 544-2684 wsmp101130@sbcglobal.net or Alamo World Travel 848 874-7800

Sept 14-26, 2020 Imperial Splendors and Oberammergau:, Tour includes Home pickup, round trip airfare, professional tour manager, 19 meals, 11 nights first-class hotel land transportation via private deluxe coach, admission to all activities indicated.  Tour highlights: Munich welcome dinner, visit the famous Hofbrauhaus, Prague Guided sightseeing Hradcany Castle , Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, Budapest guided sightseeing, Danube cruise, Salzburg guided walking tour and special dinner at St. Peter Stiftskeller restaurant, Oberammergau Passion Play.  Cost $6,267 includes estimated airfare. Larry Yarberry 925 890-9245 l.yarberry42@comcast.net

Enticing Douro – Sept 29 - Oct 10,2020: River cruise 3 Nights in Lisbon – 7 night Porto Cruise. Includes R/T Air from San Francisco and all transfers, taxes and govt. fees. Visit Lisbon and view the Golden Gate Bridge, Porto, Regus, Barca d’Alva,. Vega de Terron, and Pinhao..Great Wine and Food. And special interest tours. 12 Breakfasts-5 Lunches and 7 Dinners.Price range from $6795 to $8125 per person DO. For additional information, contact Ted Matosian #128(925) 242-1150 or tanmatosian@sbcglobal.net


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