Club Prepares for Spring Adventures

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Anne Parker


Travel Toppers

By Anne Parker

With the weather so beautiful here in On Top of the World, this is the perfect time to plan trips. We received so much positive feedback on two recent trips, one to Renninger's and the other to the Just for Laughs Dinner Theater. If you have suggestions for further trips, please let Linda Hein know at (352) 861-9880 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays.

On Mother’s Day, May 12, we will travel to the Show Palace to see “Rat Pack Lounge.” The cost is $81 per person and includes transportation, a buffet lunch, show and all tips. Frank, Dean and Sammy are up in heaven; God tells them they left some unfinished promises to Vic, the owner of the Rat Pack Lounge. Frank and the boys have one night to make things right. Call Gail Ambrose now at (352) 671-8280 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays to make reservations.

Our Father's Day trip on June 16 will be down the St. John's River aboard the Barbara Lee. The cost of $70 per person will include a 3-hour cruise and luncheon freshly prepared on board. The meal includes a choice of prime rib, chicken cordon bleu, salmon filet, or roasted vegetable lasagna, chef's salad or pasta primavera served with potatoes, veggies, salad, rolls and dessert. Hot and iced teas are included; a cash bar will be available. Mark your calendar that bookings start Monday, April 1, with Linda Hein, at (352) 861-9880 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays.

The 7-day trip to the 2020 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is now open for booking. Call Inge at (352) 237-7428 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to hold your place. A deposit of $200 per person is required at the time of booking. Air will be out of Orlando on Oct. 1 with all coach arrangements made with Mayflower Tours. This trip will include sightseeing in the Old Town of Albuquerque, the evening Balloon Glow, the Mass Ascension, two nights in Santa Fe, and other historic venues in the surrounding areas. The total cost will be $2,848 per person plus $50 for the transportation to and from the airport. Please be sure to have available for Inge at the time of booking the exact name that appears on your government issued ID.

Space is limited for the 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Oasis of the Seas sailing from Miami on Sunday, Nov. 24, and returning on Sunday, Dec. 1. Call Inge at (352) 237-7428 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays to book. Cabins start as low as $1,280 per person, double occupancy for an Ocean View Balcony cabin. Ports of calls are St. Thomas, USVI; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Labadee, Haiti, before returning to Miami. A $250 deposit is required at time of booking with final payment due Aug. 25. Travel protection is available from $99 depending on type of cabin booked. With a minimum of 20 passengers, motor coach transportation can be provided to and from the Port of Miami.

Visit our web site, www.traveltopperstours.com, for a listing of current trips. Remember these trips are open only to residents of the On Top of the World and Indigo communities and their guests.