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Baldwin Senior Travelers

 2024 Trip/Event News

Last updated May 7, 2024

UPCOMING TRIPS

Click on the name of the trip to view the flyer or brochure for that trip.  Click on the names of the Hosts for the trip to send them an email for more information OR to sign up for the trip.

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2024

 

Alaska Discovery Land and Cruise

May 15-26, 2024

Directors: Carol Balch and Susan Ames

Cost:  $5099/double - $7699/single.  Travel protection is an additional $599/per person

https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/116551

Brigadoon At Chickasaw Theater

Sunday, May 26, 2024

Directors: Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines

Cost: $45.00

Leaving from Target in Daphne at 1:00 p.m.,

Rouses in Spanish Fort at 1:20 p.m.

Two modern-day New Yorkers, on a hunting trip in the highlands of Scotland, stumble across an enchanted village, living two centuries in the past. One finds only the humor in the quirky people and customs; the other finds love — love so strong it can bridge the centuries. This magical story is alive with music and dance and romance.

 

Cuba! #2

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Directors: Frida Schnitzler and Alan Carrio  (251)-554-3507, fscarrio@yahoo.com

Cost: $36.00 per person

 CUBA! Join us as we take the trolley from Spanish Fort to downtown Mobile for the Cuba! exhibition at the Exploreum. Explore Cuba’s natural history, diverse ecosystems, history, traditions, and culture with this show organized by the American Museum of Natural History. Included will be an accompanying IMAX film. After the visit, we will have a late lunch at Roosters Latin American Food (on your own) and a trolley tour of downtown Mobile, a sister city to Havana, Cuba. Maximum of 30 people!  

12:30 pickup at Rouses in Spanish Fort (only pickup location)

1:00-3:00 Exploreum and IMAX film

3:00-4:30 Rooster’s Latin American Food

4:30-5:30 trolley tour of Mobile

5:30 return to Spanish Fort 

Airbus Tour & Flight Works Tour

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Directors: Sandra Bostrom and Jackie Calhoun

Cost: $ 59.00 (Bus and Tour)

Location: Mobile, AL

Tour world renowned Airbus Flight Works in Mobile Brookley complex to see how these awesome airplanes are designed, assembled and tested prior to delivery. Approximately 2 hour tour of the exhibit gallery and final assembly facility.  Airbus requires a copy of your Drivers License prior to taking the tour - Please submit a copy with your check for the tour.  No open toed shoes allowed. 

Blue Angels Practice on the Pensacola Bay Ferry Cruise

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Directors: Denise Day and Tena Kilgore

Cost: $65.00

Pensacola Bay is the perfect place to see the famous Blue Angels practice their thrilling aerial maneuvers.  With the Naval Air Station location right on the bay, viewers can enjoy an unobstructed vantage point of their aerobatic skills from the Ferry! The Ferries offer many amenities such as A/C, restrooms and seating both inside and up top. After our Ferry ride, we will stop for lunch at McGuires Irish Pub (Lunch is on your own).

Highlights of Norway

July 6-14, 2024

Directors: Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines

Cost:  $5049 double / $5349 single

Sweden pre-trip $889 dbl / $1199 single

Iceland post-trip $1,149 dbl /$1749 single

Trip Insurance is $449 per person and is required

Highlights: Oslo, Fram Museum, Stave Church, Flåm Railway, Sognefjord, Briksdal Glacier, Geirangerfjord Cruise, Bergen

https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1163315

Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat

Alabama Shakespeare Theater - Montgomery, Alabama

Sunday July 28, 2024

Directors: Carol Balch and Susan Ames

Matinee: 2:00 p.m.

Price: $134.00

Join hosts Susan Ames and Carol Balch for a trip to the Alabama Shakespeare Theater to see the humorous retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers, his father, Jacob, and the coat of many colors. We will depart from the Daphne Target parking lot at 10:00 a.m. with a short stop at Priester’s Pecans.  A boxed lunch from Newk’s Restaurant will be provided on the bus on the way to the theater.  Dinner will be at Nanny’s Restaurant after the show, and we will return to Daphne that evening around 8:30 p.m.
For more information contact:

Carol Balch – 251-605-4186  cwb621@netzero.com
Susan Ames – 251-656-2336  susanames48@yahoo.com

 

Mobile Bay and the Eastern Shore Cruise

Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Cost: $42.00

Directors: Denise Bryant and Nancy Mason

Experience a unique look at beautiful Mobile Bay and the scenic Eastern Shore on this relaxing three-hour voyage past the charming waterside towns of Spanish Fort, Daphne, Montrose, and Fairhope and on to the historic Middle Bay Lighthouse.  All this is from the comfort of the Delta Explorer a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed boat that features bench seating and a restroom facility. After the cruise, you have the option of joining us for lunch at the Oyster House on the Causeway - Lunch is own your own.

Greece Island Hopper

September 25 - October 5, 2024

Cost: $4949 double/ $6249 single
Trip Insurance is $449 per person and is required

Directors:  Frida Schnitzler and Alan Carrio

11 days and 14 meals.  Highlights:  Athens, Taverna Dinner Show, Acropolis, The Parthenon, Mykonos Old Town, Santorini Island, Oia Village, Ancient Akrotiri, Wine Tasting

https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1163609

Spotlight on Boston
“Enjoy Fall in Boston”

October 17-21, 2024
Directors: Denise Day and Tena Kilgore
Cost:$2,699 Dbl/$3,299 single
Trip Ins is $379 (Required)
Highlights:
1 Hotel, Faneuil Hall, Beacon Hill, Lexington, Concord,

Buckman's Tavern, Harvard University, JFK Library or

Architectural Walking Tour of Boston

https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1245178

 

Christmas in London

December 5-11, 2024  (Full)    

Directors: Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines

Cost: $2,999 Double / $3,599 Single / $2,969 Triple

Booking made after 6-6-2024, call for rates

Come with us to get in the spirit of Christmas while visiting the highlights of London: Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Christmas Markets, Covent Gardens, Traditional English Tea, Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Tower of London.

For more information call (251) 604-2313 or visit

https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1256875

2025

NORWEGIAN  “GETAWAY” out of New Orleans

January 5 – 12, 2025

Directors: Sandra Bostrom and Fred Bostrom

Balcony Cabins only *ONLY HAVE 19 CABINS  (NO plane – just short bus ride)

Cost: $1,261.80 –Dbl**/$2,193.60 Sgl **

(**$85.00 pp – Gulf Coast Travel bus from Daphne Target parking lot to New Orleans Cruise Terminal and return to Daphne  -  PAID BY CHECK TO BST)                    

$250.00 Deposit paid by Charge Card to NCL – Final by August 1, 2024 

Plus Travel Insurance which is based on passenger’s age ($88 to $218 usually)

*IF you want to choose the Unlimited Drinks & Specialty (2) Dinner Package the Gratuity charge is $172.40 pp – Both people in cabin must participate

This would bring cruise total to $ 1,434.20 pp double occupancy

Link for online registration set up for Baldwin Senior Travelers  with NCL

Itinerary: Visit three (3) Countries - Costa Maya, Mexico; Harvest Caye, Belize; Roatan, Honduras; Cozumel, Mexico. Cruise includes: WIFI, $50 Excursion credit each cabin per port & $100.00 per cabin for onboard credit for spa or purchases onboard.

SANDRA & FRED BOSTROM – 410 ROTHLEY AV, Fairhope, al 36532

shbostrom@msn.com

Mackinac Island

May 6-14, 2025   (9 days --13 meals)

Directors: Rae Miller and Mary Jane Vines

Cost: $3,999 Double / $4,999 Single / $3,949 Triple

Booking made after 11-6-2024 call for rates

Highlights: Chicago- Millennium Park - Frederik - Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park - Mackinac Island Grand Hotel - Frankenmuth Henry Ford Museum - Greenfield Village

For more information call (251) 604-2313

https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1240663

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