Cruisin’ through 2017!

ShipNote the change in dates! We apologize for any confusion. The trip dates are January 18 – 29. 

Well, we finally put together a date and place for our 2017 January cruise.  The entire trip will be a 11 night, 12 day adventure to the Southern Caribbean January 18-29.  This Love Boat adventure will not be the ‘Pacific Princess’ from the TV series but we will be spending 10 nights aboard the Royal Princess and we’ll also spend one night in Florida.  The final cost has yet to be determined because we still have to find out what the air fare will be but I can tell you it will be in the range of around $2650 for a balcony and around $2200 for an inside room.  There are no ocean view rooms on board this ship.  The price is always fluid on cruises so you want to get on board quickly.

We will be visiting 6 different ports.  They are…Aruba, Bonaire, Grenada, Dominica, St. Thomas and Princess Cays.

If you want to get on board for this fantastic trip, please give Lois a call at 262-363-9630.  She can fill you in with the monetary details and deadlines.  Having traveled on Princess a number of times, I think this will be a great trip.  Talk it over and give us a call.

Prep to beat the Winter Blues!! (UPDATED 8/24)

Call Today to reserve!Hello Fellow Cruisers,

Well, after doing a ton of research, I think we finally have a destination for a cruise going out in January, 2016. Here is what we have decided on: We will be departing Milwaukee on Friday, January 8, 2016 for our flight to Ft. Lauderdale via Southwest Airlines. It is a direct flight, departing at 6:10am and arriving in Florida at 10:30am. We will transport to the Ramada where we have spent our first night on these adventures before. The following morning, we will be transported to the pier in Ft. Lauderdale where we will board our ship, Carnival Conquest, our home away from home for the next 8 nights. Over those 8 nights we will be visiting St. Maarten, St. Kitts, San Juan and Grand Turk while spending 3 days at sea. Upon arrival back in Florida, we will be transported to the Ft. Lauderdale airport for our flight back to Milwaukee, leaving at 12:45 pm, stopping off in Atlanta for a short 40 minutes and then on to Milwaukee where we will arrive at 4:40 pm.

There are four choices for you to select from for this cruise. You can go either Inside, Ocean view, Balcony or Suite. The price right now for the balcony is $1600 per person. That price includes the cruise, airfare, transportation to and from in Florida and the hotel room. The price is based upon double occupancy. I also have a price for the Ocean view. That would be $1350.

These prices go up almost daily so you want to decide quickly. Then once you do, you need to contact the person we are working with. Her name is Lois. You can reach her at 262-363-9630. Once again, her name is Lois and she is waiting to hear from you. We were able to reserve enough seats before the category sold out. Inside and suites will be determined by Lois if she can get them. The prices above do not include travel insurance. I highly recommend you take it when you discuss it with Lois. She will be able to fill you in on all of the aspects of the plan.

Balcony Room (Double Occupancy) $1,600/person

Ocean view (Double Occupancy) $1,350

Departure Date: Thursday, January 8, 2016

Contact: Lois (262) 363-9630

Call Today! Prices go up daily

Space is Limited! Limited spots remain! Claim your spot today!

 

Set Sail for Aruba!

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Are you ready to join us in January? Just remember these hot, lazy hazy days of summer when the temps were near 90 and humid. Then think of winter when you wish you could have these days back again, but without the humidity. Well, January 11 we will be boarding the Crown Princess and heading south to Aruba. With stops at Princess Cays in the Bahamas and Curacao before the stop in Aruba, we’ll be able to enjoy the warmth of the Caribbean while everyone else is freezing in Wisconsin. We’ll be at sea for 7 nights, departing and returning to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Leaving a day early will allow us to rest up at a Ramada Inn for the night and start the day off fresh and ready to cruise. We’ll be flying Southwest both to Florida and back and the cost of the trip will include your cruise, airfare, hotel and ground transportation along with all port taxes and government fees. The cost for an inside room is $1306 per person with the opportunity to upgrade if you wish . Because I only reserved 32 spots, the price is guaranteed for the first 32 passengers who book and then due to higher air prices , it will probably go up to accommodate any additional passengers. So talk it over and give Judy a call at Accent on Cruises.

Call Judy, from Accent on Cruises, at 262-549-0036. Join me as we embark on another Chip’s Tours adventures. You can also call me with questions at 262-993-8687. See you on the bus ……oops!!…the ship.

Questions?

Contact Chip at (262) 993-8687.

Ready to Book?

Contact Judy at Accent on Cruises at (262) 549-0036.

New Video Post

Looking to get an insider’s sneak peak of the “Chip Experience”? Don’t miss this chance to witness, first hand, the fun the gang had in October on their way to Frankenmuth, a nearly annual trek for great friends – new and old!

We’re Back – from Tunica!!

We’re back from Tunica and what a great time we had.  Although the temperature was up there, the fun just did not stop.  Check out the video and you’ll see some of what we saw and did.  The fun started on the bus ride down to Tunica and never stopped until we got home.  The food was great and the southern hospitality was unbeatable.

Visits to Graceland and Beale Street were highlights of the trip.  And at least 80% of the group managed to visit all 9 casinos in the Tunica area.  Although hurricane Isaac was in the area, it didn’t interrupt our visit.  We managed to leave prior to the rains hitting the area.

This is one area we will be sure to visit again.  I want to thank all of those who went and made this such a super fun excursion.

Hot Off the Press!!

Have you gotten your fall newsletter yet? It’s printed and off in the mail. If you haven’t gotten your copy yet, be sure to download your copy here, and check out our Upcoming Trips to make sure you get on the roster for your favorite, or newest, adventure with us! We’re excited to have scheduled our 2nd annual “Early New Year’s Eve” trip for the end of the year. Get the details on it here.

And, if you’re still teetering on the edge of your motor coach seat to join us for a cruisin’ adventure, seats are still available! Don’t miss your chance to cruise with Chip and Dianne in warm weather, while Wisconsin is covered in white (and I’m sure cold temperatures).

Are you ready to Cruise with Chip?!?

We’ve finalized the airfare for our Winter cruise! With package rates starting at less than $1,200, what better way to beat the Wisconsin Winter blues than an amazing Caribbean cruise? Travel the beautiful blue waters with Chip and friends during a fun-filled 7-day cruise which includes port stops in the Bahamas, St. Thomas, San Juan and Grand Turk!

Partnering with Accent on Cruises, we’re certain that we have rock bottom rates for our cruise! Reserve your cabin, and upgrade, by calling (262) 549-0036 and speak with Judy.

Cruise Details…

Departure: January 12, 2013 from Milwaukee, WI

Cruise Launch: January 13, 2013 from Fort Lauderdale, FL

Return: January 20, 2013 in Milwaukee, WI

Cost: Read the Letter

As we get closer to departure, we’ll be working with Accent on Cruises to make this a memorable trip with no snags during travel.

To learn more about the cruise, please read more here.

 

Your New Newsletter is in the Mail!

Newsletter ImageIf you’re signed up for my newsletter, watch your mailbox to see all of the excitement we having coming… including a special holiday trip that would make a wonderful Christmas, Holiday, New Year’s or birthday (regardless of when it is) present! If you don’t want to wait, download the newsletter for viewing here.

Upcoming trips I’ve added to the itinerary are some day trips in July and August, Octoberfest is returning in October and don’t miss an opportunity to spend time with friends in New Ulm, Minnesota later this year.

And, don’t forget to pass along your comments when you travel with me. I want to know where you want to go and what worked well for you. I want to hear what you thought!