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President's Message - Confidence in Your Next Adventure

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As we continue to take care of our clients whose travel plans were suddenly cancelled, we are also thinking of the future and what incredible journeys lay ahead. While we may not be ready to travel, we can dream and plan for our future world adventures. In many cases, cruise lines are offering excellent incentives for booking now. Bookings that you make now will allow you to cancel well into next year without penalty.

Financially we want to provide protection for your travel investment. We are doing our best to reduce deposits and to ensure they are refundable for as long as possible. While rules will vary by trip style, those rules will be defined when you make your deposit. In many cases, deposits will be fully refundable up until 95 to 60 days prior to departure, allowing you to cancel without penalty.

For us, top of mind is how we can provide for your health and safety when we once again begin travelling. To this end, we are working with our service providers around the world to provide a safe travel environment. Smaller group sizes, more social distancing, temperature checks, masks and hand cleaning will be features of journeys next year. Airlines are working to provide more personal space, plus healthy cabins, with thorough cleaning and enhanced air filtration on all flights. These are but some of the ways that will help provide a safer journey.  

Seabourn, one of the world’s highest rated luxury cruise lines, is offering their best perks for those booking select cruises before July 31st.  Highlights include reduced deposits, complimentary upgrades, up to US$600 shipboard credit per suite, up to CA$1200 pp air credit and up to 600 minutes free internet per guest. Take advantage of all these offers on our Aegean Gems Cruise departing October 22, 2021 (15 days) escorted by Roslyn and David Craig.  Click here for complete details on this exciting voyage. If your plans change later, you can cancel without penalty prior to June 17, 2021.

Staying a little closer to home, David and Roslyn will be hosting the Chairman’s Cruise exploring Greenland, Newfoundland and New England on August 27, 2021 (20 days) on Holland America’s ms Rotterdam. This is a delightful opportunity to join old friends while exploring Canada’s East Coast and more. HAL’s Have It All Sale runs until September 30, 2020 and features reduced deposits, free drink package, free prepaid gratuities, free Signature Dining Package, and WiFi package for suite passengers.  Click here for complete details on this exciting voyage.  If your plans change later, you can cancel without penalty prior to May 25, 2021. Note: HAL is currently offering a comprehensive insurance package that features cancel for any reason with full refund up to 24 hours prior to departure.

Additional payment plans offer other special benefits: Click here for details.

Take care of each other; stay safe, enjoy our beautiful summer and look forward with confidence to your next adventure!

Craig Travel President,
Robert Craig