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NEW CRUISE LINE, DATES & PRICING!!!
July 17th - 24th, 2020 - 7 Night / 8 Day Cruise
Alaska Northbound Glacier Cruise
Celebrity Cruise Line ::: Celebrity Millennium
Early Signing Bonus ... EXTENDED ... But not sure til when so don't wait!
-- Classic Beverage Package -- $175 Per Person Shipboard Credits (Singles get DOUBLE!) --
Deposit is only $250 pp Refundable up to the day before final payment with no penalties!
--- ONLY 8 BEADING SPACES LEFT ---
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We've changed cruise lines and now you have more options! You can do just the 7 day Alaska Bead Cruise, or ADD Denali at the end of the cruise. We'll still have a fabulous 7 day adventure starting in Vancouver, BC and ending in Seward, AK where you can then either fly home or travel up to Denali National Park via Train or Bus. I will be working out the details of the land portion later this summer and a Pre-cruise excursion to Vancouver Island, and Butchart Gardens.
Travelling on the internationally award winning cruise line Celebrity on the beautiful Millennium which coincidentally will be the same ship we're travelling on in Asia! We will be stopping at two new locations, Icy Straight Point and Seward, Alaska.
Fly into Vancouver, BC, then proceed on a liesurely cruise up through the Inside Passage, we have TWO DAYS at sea of beading, plus multiple half day open sessions when you're done with the shore excursions.
We never know until just before the cruise what room we will have to bead in, it could be one of the card rooms or one of the restaurants that don't open until dinner. But we're guarnateed a wonderful view wherever we may land. Projects will be updated and ready to choose from two months before the cruise.
Maximum of 24 beaders, I've found this is a great size, lots of personal hands on time and not getting lost in the crowd! With the beaders package you have a $300 credit + an additional 5% off to go towards your project kits. If you choose the Open Studio option, you can purchase kits as you go at their regular price.
Click here to see current class choices. New designs are being created and added all the time. And if you don't see anything there, come along as an Artisan Companion and enjoy the perks of the group discount for the cabins and bring along your UFOs that you've been wanting to get to work on. I know you have them . . . I do! A mini trunk show will be held during full sea days with kits offered from the class choices and a guest designer.
DAY 1: VANCOUVER, BC -
Once a trading post and a rough-and-tumble sawmilling settlement, today modern Vancouver, Canada is many things. It’s a bustling seaport, a hub for outdoor enthusiasts looking for active things to. This is just the beginning of your adventure!
DAY 2: INSIDE PASSAGE - AT SEA - BEADING
Alaska’s Inside Passage is a protected network of waterways that wind through glacier-cut fjords and lush temperate rain forests along the rugged coast of Southeast Alaska.
DAY 3:KETCHIKAN -
Alaska’s “First City” of Ketchikan is so named because it’s the first major landfall for most cruisers as they enter the picturesque fjords of the Inside Passage, where the town clings to the banks.
DAY 4: ICY STRAIT POINT - is Alaska Native owned-and-operated tourist destination, with all profits directly supporting the community of Hoonah, Alaska's largest Native Tlingit village.
DAY 5: JUNEAU - May well be the most remote, most beautiful and strangest state capital in the United States.
DAY 6: SKAGWAY - Step back to the days of the last great gold rush -- Skagway served as the primary gateway to the legendary gold fields, and quickly grew into Alaska's largest settlement. It was than a racous frontier hub packed with trading posts, saloons and guesthouses.
DAY 7: HUBBARD
AT SEA - BEADING -- Hubbard Glacier is a tidewater glacier in the US State of Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada. From it's source in the Yukon, the glacier stretches 76 miles to the sea at Yakutat Bay and Disenchantment Bay. It is the longest Tidewater glacier in Alaska.
DAY 8: SEWARD (Anchorage) AK -
You will disembark here and either fly home, or continue on to explore Denali National Park.
NOTE ABOUT FLIGHTS: You're most likely cheapest option is to book a flight from Anchorage, AK to Seattle, WA first, then to your home destination. As you explore your flight options, it may be one of the more inexpensive transfer points.
BUS TRANSFER FROM SEWARD TO ANCHORAGE: I will be working on a group rate for the transfer from the cruise ship to Anchorage, to include a tour through a wildlife park on the way. It will run around $76 or less (once I get the group rate) Only $17 more than the straight transfer fee, it adds one hour to your ride, but the wildlife viewing will be worth it!
OPTIONAL DAY 8 - 10: Arrive SEWARD (Anchorage) AK - and head up to Denali National Park either by bus or train. I will be working on a 3 Day stay in Denali National Park, transfer back to Anchorage, AK to fly out. Details to come later.
Celebrity Millennium ::: Alaska Bead Cruise ::: July 17th - 24th, 2020 ::: Cabin Categories:
All prices are based on double occupancy.
If you don't have a room mate and are flexible we can help you double up in a cabin, 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.
PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Prices change as we get closer to the sailing date. Deposit of $250 (will be charged by Celebrity Cruise Lines) this will hold your cabin at that price. If you need to cancel later, you have three months before the cruise
to cancel with
no penalties or fees!
Questions or want to join us? E-mail or call 360.271.1410 MST
| Inside Cabin
Single Occ. $2654
| Ocean View
Single Occ. $3094
Single Occ. $4895
The Beaders Package is an additional $525 ($300 credit + an additional 5% off your Kit choices),
this is for 3 full day classes, includes all your bead kits with complete instructions.
You will need to bring your basic tools (snips, cutters, crimpers, extra needles, round nose plyers) reading glasses and/or magnifiers.
A travel light that uses an AC cord or rechargeable internal battery, NOT BATTERY ONLY! They DO NOT last. I have a great travel light available on the class choices page.
If you don't have any basic tools, a starter kit for $25 will be available.
Click here to see current class choices
Open Studio is $250 gives you access to the group cruise rate, goodie bag, any pre/post cruise events,
and group events during the cruise. Ability to purchase individual kits or bring your UFOs!
Companion Traveller - $75. Save $200+ on our great group cruise pricing.
Questions? E-mail or call 360.271.1410 MST.
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