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September 10 - 20, 2017
Only 24 spaces available . . . 7 spaces reserved already!

I have had numerous requests to do an East Coast Bead Cruise, and specific requests for the beautiful fall colors cruise. So here it is! You can thank Marcia Balonis for getting me to organize this!

We will be beading while we're at sea. This has more port days than a lot of cruises so we really only have two full days at sea or scenic cruising. So we will be doing more evening beading after coming back to the ship.

I will be looking into a pre-cruise excursion in New York, though we don't have to be on board until 7 pm so if you can fly in and board the ship on September 10, that would be the best.

SEPT. 10
New York, New York, US
SEPT. 15
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
SEPT. 11
At Sea

SEPT. 16
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

SEPT. 12
Boston, Massachusetts, US
SEPT. 17
Scenic Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence
SEPT. 13
Bar Harbor, Maine, US
SEPT. 18
Scenic cruising Saguenay Fjord
SEPT. 14
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
SEPT. 19 & 20
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

We will be meeting in the Hudson Room. Classes during the full "At Sea" or "Cruising Days" will begin at 10 am with a rotating lunch break starting at 12 noon to 1 pm so that we all get a bite to eat and a we can then leave our stuff in the Hudson Room and there is always some of us to watch over everything.
The days we go ashore, we will be beading in the evening, starting anywhere from 6:30 pm and going to 11 pm. Depending on if we are meeting in the Lower Rotterdam dinning room or up on the Lido for the evening Buffet before heading for the Hudson Room to bead.

Fall Colors

Citadel, Halifax

Pedestrian Mall, Boston

Fly into New York, New York and fly home from Quebec City, Canada.
If you need help with arranging your flight and hotel let me know. Holland America can work with you on a
package deal. E-mail me with any questions or to reserve your space!

ms Zuiderdam ::: Cabin Choices
Our Group Pricing SAVES you $200 - $340 pp for this cruise!

All prices are based on double occupancy, please e-mail me for single occupancy or other cabin pricing.
If you don't have a room mate and are flexible we can help you double up in a cabin. if you do not have a travel companion we will do our best to find you a room mate, but if not the single supplement would apply. The beds can be made into two singles instead of a queen. If you wish to get a quote for a higher cabin category let me know.


$600 deposit reserves your cabin. 100% refundable up to the final payment date of June 15, 2017.
Cabin prices are subject to change as we get closer to the sailing date. Book early for the best rate!

Questions or ready to reserve your space? E-mail me bead@i-bead.com or call me at 360.271.1410 PST

L Inside Cabin
$1835 pp
$3035 single occ.

F Ocean View
$2055 pp
$3400 single occ.

VD Balcony
$2435 pp
$4600 single occ.

The Beaders Package is $450 includes all your bead kits with complete instructions and material supplies. You'll have 3 Points to choose projects with. You will need to bring your basic tools based on your projects, a list will be provided upon final selections.
Click here to see current class choices. More designs are always being added. If you have your heart set on one, make a note of it as it may not be available by the time of this cruise as I add new ones and take off older designs.

Artistan Companion fee $150 gives you access to pre/post cruise events, and group events during the cruise.
Ability to purchase individual kits to work on the ship along with any of your current projects!


Questions or ready to reserve your space? E-mail or call me at 360.271.1410 PST.

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Mount Vernon, WA