Vacation values too good to miss
Oh the places you’ll go!
GENERIC CO. CREDI T
By T. Foster Jones
IT’S USUALLY EASY to pick one Costco
Travel topic each month to focus on—Fiji,
Hawaii, a Kirkland Signature™ vacation.
However, so many new trips are being introduced over the next few months—trips with
unique member benefits—that this month I
decided to make a list.
Shannon Parker of Costco Travel offers
this sampling of what’s available.
an ambience best described as “rustic elegance.” Located 20 miles from Ketchikan,
Alaska, on Behm Canal, the resort is noted for
its strong runs of trophy-size salmon and
The location allows guests to experience
first-class fishing within protected waters. With
a top-of-the-line fleet of cabin cruisers, excellent lodging and an outstanding restaurant,
Salmon Falls Resort is Ketchikan’s premier
“This is the first-ever Costco member silver salmon fishing tournament,” says Shannon.
“Space is limited, so I encourage members to
Two complimentary nights in Europe!
EXPERIENCE HOW EUROPE CELEBRATES THE
HOLIDAYS. CHOOSE FROM FOUR MAGICAL
ITINERARIES VISITING THE HOLIDAY MARKETS
IN AUSTRIA, FRANCE, GERMANY, HUNGARY,
SLOVAKIA AND SWITZERLAND.
Adventures by Disney
Adventures by Disney offers immersive,
expertly planned and highly detailed guided
family vacation experiences to some of the
world’s greatest destinations. Venture to castles in Spain, cliff-side gardens in Italy,
chateaux in France, volcanoes and rain forests
in Costa Rica (pictured above), a Wild West
dude ranch and much more.
Travel in small groups guided by two
Disney Adventure guides (who can name the
Seven Dwarfs as easily as they can the kings
and queens of England). Local experts also
join the group.
■ Exclusive Costco member benefit: A
Costco Cash card valued at up to $500 (based
on the adventure you choose).
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Costco Travel has entered into a new
partnership with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts,
offering a great value to both leisure and business travelers.
■ Check costco.com for updated offerings and exclusive member savings.
Complimentary valued-added extras:
• Two-night pre- or post-cruise stay in a
deluxe hotel in Lucerne, Budapest or
Prague – a value of up to $426 per person!
• Daily breakfast for two
• Ground transportation from hotel to pier or
pier to hotel
Nine- and 11-day sailings
Couples Resorts in Jamaica
from $1,779 per person*
Valid on select November and December 2007 sailings
Costco Travel is proud to offer a new all-inclusive option in Jamaica. Couples is a
collection of boutique-style resorts offering
a luxurious, all-inclusive, couples-only
“Couples offers more all-inclusive features
than any of its competitors, including fine dining, excellent service, imaginative spa treatments, adventurous off-site excursions and
accommodations with an authentic Caribbean
spirit for an outstanding experience on the
island of Jamaica,” says Shannon.
■ Exclusive Costco member benefit: A
one-category room upgrade.
Uniworld Grand River Cruises
This year, Costco members can choose
from two amazing itineraries: the Kirkland
Signature Burgundy and Provence sailing, or
the festive Holiday Markets in Austria, France,
Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and Switzerland.
The Burgundy and Provence cruise takes
members on a journey of fine cuisine, wine, art,
nature and history. Discover the delights of
Lyon, the sun-drenched vistas of the Rhône
Valley, lush vineyards, open-air markets, quaint
shops and more.
■ Exclusive Costco Member benefit
(Burgundy and Provence): Two pre-cruise
nights in Paris and two post-cruise nights in
Nice. “This is an added value of more than
$1,200 per person!” says Shannon. C
Visit costco.com or call Costco Travel
toll free at 1-877-849-2730.
Salmon Falls Fishing Tournament
Surrounded by tall stands of spruce,
hemlock and cedar, Salmon Falls Resort has
The Costco Connection
To find out more about these and other
vacations, call 1-877-849-2730 or visit
costco.com and click on “Travel.”
*Complimentary pre- or post-cruise two-night stay with
breakfast is valid only when purchasing a Grand River
Cruise. If complimentary two-night stay is forfeited, no cash
reimbursement will be given. Price shown is per person based
on double occupancy, valid for select stateroom categories
only, is true and accurate at time of printing, and does not
include government taxes/fees and gratuities. Restrictions
and blackout dates may apply. All offers and inclusions are
subject to availability, may change or be terminated without
notice and are valid for new bookings only. Unless otherwise
noted, offers are not combinable with select rate codes,
coupons or other offers. Transfers are included in itinerary for
dates sho wn. If deviations are made to the itinerary, transfers
are not included. Travel purchases are not included in the
Executive Membership 2% Reward program. Offer shown
is valid on select dates. Cancellation and change fees may
apply. Costco Travel disclaims liability for any inaccuracies
or typographical errors. Ships’ Registry: The Netherlands.
Costco Travel is a registered seller of travel and travel
agency in the following states: Washington ( WS T 602042600);
Ohio (8789302); Florida (Fla. Seller of Travel Reg. No. ST32555);
and California (CST 2054248-50). Registration as a seller of
travel does not constitute approval by the state of California.
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