Group trip of the month – Star Clippers’ Royal Clipper November 29, 2014 – December 6, 2014 by Kissy Gordon


Star Clipper

www.starclippers.com

Royal Clipper
7 Night Sailing Trip
November 29 – December 6, 2014

SHIP: Royal Clipper
Inspired by the legendary Tall Ship, Preussen, the new Royal Clipper has the proud distinction of being the largest and only five-masted sailing ship built since the beginning of the last century, with her compliment of 42 sails, state of-the-art navigation systems and all the comforts of today. 18,940 square feet of open deck, and three swimming pools create an expansive outdoor environment. Sail to places the big ships can’t enter as well as some of your favorite islands. Luxury travel in a casual atmosphere.

Tonnage: 5,000
Length: 439 feet
Beam: 54 feet
Draft: 18.5 feet
Sail Area: 56,000 square fee
Mast Height: 197 feet
Number of Crew: 106
Passenger Capacity: 227
Mast: 5 Mast, 42 Sails

ITINERARY:

GRENADINES ISLANDS
Sat., Nov 29th Bridgetown, Barbados
Sun., Nov 30th Captain’s Best, Grenadines
Mon., Dec 1st St George’s, Grenada
Tue., Dec 2nd Tobago Cays, Grenadines
Wed., Dec 3rd St Vincent (am), Bequia, Brenadines
Thru, Dec 4th Fort de France, Martinique, Beach Stop, Martinique
Fri., Dec 5th Marigot Bay, St Lucia (am), Soufriere, St Lucia
Sat., Dec 6th Bridgetown, Barbados

RATES:
Brochure Rate Group Rate (60% discount)
Category 2 $3,770 $1,508
Category 3 $3,620 $1,448
Category 4 $3,470 $1,388

Category 2 Clipper Deck Superior outside cabin, twin, double & triple beds
Marble bath w/shower

Category 3 Clipper or Outside cabin, twin, double & triple beds
Commodore Deck Marble bath w/shower

Category 4 Clipper or Outside cabin, twin, double & triple beds
Commodore Deck Marble bath w/shower

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Double bed or twin beds that can be converted to queen, marble lined bathroom, private safe, television with in-house videos, direct dial telephone, hair dryer and comfortable furnishings.
*See voltage plug information attachment.

PROGRAM:
• You are free to do as you wish with your days and evenings.
• Local performers are brought on board to give passengers an authentic taste of the local music and arts.
• Join the Captain on the always-open bridge or at the Captain’s daily briefing on deck
• A marine platform lowers from the stern for watersports: Swim, snorkel, scuba dive, windsurf, water-ski, sail a sunfish or explore in a Zodiac.

DRESS:
Cruise casual is the order of the day. No formal nights.

DINNING:
Open dining – eat when you want and with whom you want.

REQUIRED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS:
Valid Passport with at least 6 months of validation left from your return date.
No Visa required for American Citizens.
No Vaccinations required.

AIRFARES
Rates aren’t available until after the first of the year. The nearest dates I can price at this time was with American Airlines at around $650 from Richmond. It is always cheaper to make your own flight arrangements—more information to follow on this.

CANCELLATION INSURANCE
Cancellation insurance is highly recommended.

Covers a loss that occurs due to illness, disease or other condition (of you, an immediate Family Member, or Traveling Companion), event or circumstance which occurs while you are on the plan. Doctor’s note may be required as proof to file a claim.

Plan covers Accidental Death, Medical Expense/Emergency Assistance, Pre-departure trip cancellation, Post-departure trip interruption, Travel delay, Baggage/Personal effects, & Baggage delay.

If you are using frequent flyer miles—please advise and I will assist you with the best option for cancellation insurance.

If you are doing your own air arrangements, be aware of your arrival and departure times so as not to miss the ship sailing–it is your responsibility to get yourself to the next port of call!

DEPOSIT FINAL PAYMENT
$400 per person September 10, 2014** (75 days prior to sailing)
**See cancellation policy penalties

FORM OF PAYMENT
Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Discover

CANCELLATION POLICY
120 Days prior to Sailing Full Refund
119 – 75 Days prior to Sailing $400 per person Penalty**
74-60 Days prior to Sailing 50% Penalty
59 – 30 Days prior to Sailing 75% Penalty
29 – 0 Days prior to Sailing 100% Penalty

QUESTIONS & WHERE TO SEND PAYMENTS

Tour Plan International, Ltd. k.gordon@tourplaninternational.com
4915 Fitzhugh Avenue (804)359-3217 x 321
Richmond, VA 23230 (804)353-2947 fax
Attn: Kissy Gordon

Please fill out the Registration Form on the next page and Credit Card Form that is attached and FAX or MAIL TO ME to hold your reservation. Without paperwork and payment I can not hold a space for you.

ROYAL CLIPPER – GRENADINES ISLANDS: November 29 – December 6, 2014

Passengers: 1. ____________________________________ DOB (M/D/Y) ____________

2. ____________________________________ _____________

3. ____________________________________ _____________
(Full names as they appear in your passport)

Address ___________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

Home Phone ______________________ Work Phone ______________________

Cell Phone ________________________ E-mail address ____________________
7 DAY ALL INCLUSIVE CRUISE:
(Rates are per person)
Double Single

Outside Cabin Cat. 2 $1,508 $2,262 $________ x_____= __________

Outside Cabin Cat. 3 $1,448 $2,172 $________-x _____= __________

Outside Cabin Cat. 4 $1,388 $2,082 $________x _____ = __________

Port Charges $225 x _____ = ___________

R/T Transfers $50 x _____ = __________

Trip insurance: Yes_____ No ______
[If you or immediate family member has a pre-existing condition, insurance must be purchased at time of deposit. Rate is based on age and cost of trip (cruise & air)]

Subtotal $ ________________

Deposits $400 x _____ -_________________

Balance due September 10, 2014 $ ________________

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