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RAFINO/RAFINCO Cruise 2014 - 19-26 Oct 2014

Norwegian Cruise Lines Pride of America

Cruise Master: Admiral Bill Tolbert

RAFINO/RAFINCO Reunion Cruise from New Orleans

Join us October 19-26 on the beautiful Caribbean Dream after the reunion as we cruise from one sunny tropical isle to another in the glittering turquoise seas of the Western Caribbean. A Carnival cruise to the Western Caribbean offers idyllic days of swimming, snorkeling, and strolling pearly white-sand beaches and romantic nights beneath the twinkle of clear, starry skies. Explore many wonderful ports of call on your Western Caribbean Cruise.

Cruise Coordinator - Brian Forrester, Travel Agent, Holiday Cruises and Tours

Holiday Cruises and Tours
6969 E. Shea Blvd #145
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
1-800-998-1228

You are encouraged to call Brian directly to possibly get an even better cruise rate. Please, do NOT try to book your passage with the cruise line or other agents.The prices below are guaranteed but if there is a better rate available Brian will honor it.

Details

All details, except as stated below, will be handled by and through the Cruise Coordinator, Brian Forrester

RAFINO/RAFINCO are not handling any details of this cruise other than your indication on the Reunion Registration form of your desire to participate in this (optional) cruise. We are handling the details of and invoicing for transportation between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The hotel has offered to make a roon avaiulable for storage of belongings, excess luggage, etc. while we are on the cruise.

On the Reunion Registration form - screen 3, activity selections - you must signify your intent to sign up for the cruise by selecting one of the port transportation options below. Note: selecting these options does not accomplish your booking on the cruise; it does, however:

  • Support invoicing cruise attendees for bus transportation, if any
  • Help us plan bus transportation
  • Allow us to account for who all intend to cruise with us
  • Allow your friends to see whether you are intending to cruise
  • Allow the hotel to plan for complimentary storage of belongings while we are on the cruise.

Here are the cruise signup (transportation and intent only) options:

  • Cruise Only - you will sign up for the cruise, but you will provide your own transportation to /from New Orleans
  • Cruise + Bus 1 Way - you will sign up for the cruise, and you desire one-way bus transportation to New Orleans (and will handle your departure from New Orleans) - cost $25 per person
  • Cruise + Bus 2 Way - you will sign up for the cruise, and you desire bus transportation to New Orleans and returning to Baton Rouge after the cruise - cost $50 per person.

The Ship: Carnival Dream

It’s one thing to be fun, but it’s another thing to be first. Carnival Dream was at the forefront of a wave of amazingly fun Carnival ships; as the genesis of the Dream class, it set the direction for the ships that followed — first Carnival Magic and then Carnival Breeze.

The ship is 1,004 feet of fun, luxury, and excitement, capable of accomodating up to 3,646 passengers. It has a passenger-to-crew ratio of just under 3:1.





Carnival 'Dream'

The Carnival "Dream"

Itinerary

Cabins and Rates

(All rates are per-person; singles rate is 200% of per-person rate; for details call Brian Forrester at 1-800-998-1228)

Cabin Rate (from) Taxes Total
Inside Cabin $454 $80 $534
Oceanview Cabin $579 $80 $659
Balcony Cabin $714 $80 $794

Travel Insurance by Travex

If purchased within 21 days of initial deposit, you will receive coverage if pre-existing medical conditions force you to cancel/interrupt your trip. Current rates per person are by cabin type and age group, and exclude a fixed fee of $8:

Cabin Type 60-69 yrs 70-79 yrs over 80 Fixed Fee
Interior Cabin $58 $70 $113 $8
Balcony Cabin $81 $118 $199 $8

Payment by Check

Checks must be made payable by mail to:

Holiday Cruises and Tours
6969 E. Shea Blvd #145
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Booking

Early booking is encouraged. You can download the HCT Registration Form here.

Deposit of $250/person is due with registration (fully refundable up to the date for final payment, 1 Aug 2014.

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