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Highlights of New Zealand and Fiji

October 20 - November 2, 2021

Leave your worries behind with this tour with including 3 stunning nights on the Coral Coast of Fiji. Settle into your oasis with a few days to indulge in spa, golf, beach, or pool time in this island paradise. Your tour continues to Auckland, New Zealand with a two-night stay to start exploring this fascinating country. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, including the Domain—its park surrounding a dormant volcano. You’ll travel through the lush farmland of Rotorua, home to New Zealand’s Maori culture, bubbling geothermal sites, and the setting for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. You’ll learn about the region’s natural wonders, agricultural and creative traditions, and the Maori culture.Your escorted vacation from Fiji to New Zealand’s vibrant cities and scenic landscapes is a fantastic journey not to be missed

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Kathy Pickerell

 10 Day Biblical Israel

April 21 - May 2, 2022

Building fellowship and community among fellow travelers is just one of the ways you’ll connect spiritually on this biblical tour of Israel and Jordan. This journey will lead you in the footsteps of Jesus as you learn and hear stories about His ministry, His miracles and His life as well as included visits to some of the most cherished biblical sites. Along with key sites of biblical importance, such as Muhraka, Nazareth, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee and Cana, and Mount Nebo and Bethany Beyond the Jordan in Jordan, you’ll discover other sites to bring your faith to life. Being with fellow like-minded travelers to share this experience with, this faith-based vacation for the value-minded traveler is a vacation of a lifetime.

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Kathy Pickerell

10 Day Costa Rica 

June 5 - 15

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND We had a group that went to Costa Rica in 2019 and everyone fell in love with the country's natural beauty and the warmth of her people., so we decided to go again this year. 

The cost of the trip is $1269.00 per person and includes 9 nights accommodations, many of your meals, private guide and many daily excursions. Air is a separate cost. It is too early to price air since air only becomes available 332 days prior to travel.  The land cost is based on double occupancy. If you would like to room as a single your cost would be $1919.00 plus air cost.

Check out our detailed day to day itinerary b. In order to save your spot I will need your name as it appears on your passport, date of birth, billing address and a $200.00 deposit. The deposit is refundable up to 61 days prior to travel and would go into a travel voucher good for any trip that Gate 1 offers.  YOU HAVE APPROXIMATELY 1 YEAR TO PAY FOR THIS AMAZING TRIP!

We have sole use of the bus which means that only our group will be on the bus. We will have between 30-40 people traveling. There is always warmth and friendship when traveling in a group.

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Kathy Pickerell

Polish Escape

9 Day Tour

November 12-21, 2021

    Discover remarkable culture and history on your guided tour of Poland. Escape for nine days to explore this country rich in proud tradition. Begin in Warsaw—gateway city between East and West—for remarkable sightseeing, from the 14th-century Cathedral of St. John to remnants of the Jewish ghetto. In the University town of Poznań, see the baroque St. Peter and Paul Cathedral and Old Market Square. Admire its fine patrician houses during a guided tour and a visit to the Market Square.  Visit the Jasna Góra Monastery—home to the Black Madonna, venerated as the “Queen of Poland” and the country’s national symbol.
    As you travel to Krakow, stop at the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps for a guided tour of the notorious and chilling sites of the Holocaust. The following day, join a guided walk through Krakow’s historic Jewish center in the Kazimierz Quarter. Explore the Remuh Synagogue and 14th-century St. Mary’s Church before returning to Warsaw to conclude your off-season travel to Poland with a farewell dinner.

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Kathy Pickerell

14-DAY 

Transatlantic Cruise: England & Ireland to London

April 24 - May 8, 2022

The vacation of a lifetime awaits on a magnificent 13-day journey on Norwegian Getaway. You’ll depart from New York City and head straight up to Halifax, where you’ll witness stunning beauty along a rugged coastline of Canada. When you arrive, take a walk on the historic side and climb The Citadel to witness the Old Town Clock. After some relaxing days at sea, you’ll stop in Dublin where you can do everything from walking tours to castle tours to a tour of the famous Guinness Brewery – Cheers! Then experience the magic of Paris, whether it’s going up the Eiffel Tower or strolling down the Champs-Elysées as you nibble on a freshly-baked croissant.

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Lois Ashby

10 Day Classic Peru

July 29-August 7, 2022

Enjoy a face to face encounter with the ancient civilization of the Incas and and the incredible landscape of Peru during this 10-day trip covering Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Discover the amazing history of Cusco and the sacred mountaintop retreat of Machu Picchu before exploring the Inca ruins of the Sacred Valley and the floating islands of Titicaca. Whether you're looking for ancient history, unique culture traditions or stunning scenery, this comprehensive tour offers a little something for everyone. Your 10-day excursion includes accommodations, meals, a guide, entrance fees and all transfers and transport.

 

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Lois Ashby

NCL Cajun Escape

NCL Breakaway

January 2-9, 2022

Norwegian Breakaway is ready to whisk you away to your best vacation yet.  Breathe in the fresh ocean air and connect with the sea like never before along The Waterfront, a quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants, bars and spectacular views. Indulge in more than 25 dining experiences and enjoy dazzling Broadway performances. Leave the Big Easy behind for this weeklong cruise in the Caribbean. Your first stop is Cozumel on the coast of Mexico’s beautiful Yucatán Peninsula. The day is yours to snorkel, dive fabulous reefs, explore the jungle in an ATV, relax poolside at a beach club, or visit an ancient Mayan temple. Experience sun, fun and sand in Harvest Caye, the premier resort-style destination in Belize — cool off with a drink at the swim-up bar. And while in Costa Maya, ponder the lives of the ancient Mayans as you explore fascinating ruins, or opt instead to snorkel the second-largest barrier reef in the world.

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Kathy Pickerell

7 Day Eastern Caribbean

June 5-12, 2022

Norwegian Breakaway

Explore the Eastern Caribbean for seven days, roundtrip from Miami and experience the picturesque island of St. Thomas. While the duty-free shopping is perhaps the best in the Caribbean, its striking blue water and beaches, like Magen’s Bay, are indescribably beautiful. Take the Skyride to Paradise Point for awe-inspiring views. Tortola is the largest of more than 50 British Virgin Islands and its velvety white sand is legendary. Drive through the capital of Road Town for a glimpse of its culture and charm or hit the beaches, especially The Baths, a geographic wonder of mammoth-sized granite boulders. Your final port is our private island Great Stirrup Cay, where you can sip a cold cocktail, eat fish tacos and work on your tan along the Atlantic’s edge. There’s a plethora of watersports as well, and the newest shore excursion will take you on a short boat ride to swim with the famous Bahamian pigs.

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Kathy Pickerell

7 Day Explore Bermuda

August 19 - 26, 2022

Come aboard Norwegian Pearl and find your own slice of paradise in Bermuda. With two overnights and three full days at the Royal Naval Dockyard, you have plenty of time to explore this small island that’s big on relaxation. Build your first-ever pink sandcastle at Horseshoe Bay Beach and sail into the mystery of the infamous Bermuda Triangle on a glass-bottom boat evening cruise. Tour the awe-inspiring Crystal Caves, or top your best score with a round at the country’s famous Port Royal Golf Course. Then return to Boston where you can walk The Freedom Trail, stopping by four historic taverns along the way. Or journey to the seaside town of Salem — made famous by the 17th century witch trials — and uncover its dramatic history on a guided tour.

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Lois Ashby

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