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International Quilt Study Center & Museum

WONDERS OF THE WORLD
QUILTING CRUISE WITH THE IQSCM

15 DAY FULL TRANSIT PANAMA CANAL CRUISE

January 5-20, 2018

 

WITH TEACHERS AND EDUCATORS

Joe Cunningham - John Flynn
Gloria Loughman - Sue Spargo
 

 

Join the IQSCM for this once-in-a-lifetime ‘fun-raising’ opportunity on our 15 day, full-transit quilting cruise through the Panama Canal. In addition to an array of over 15 exciting workshops, we’ve planned an extraordinary fun-filled quilting retreat at sea. The amazing itinerary, inspirational scenery and variety of classes make this one quilt cruise you do not want to miss.

 

Well known for exciting onboard activities and programs, our ship is Holland America’s Vista Class Westerdam®.  You will want to consider bringing the entire family as there will be something onboard for everyone to enjoy.  

 

 

 

ITINERARY

 

 

Day 0: January 05, 2018     Departs 04:00 PM

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US

Day 1: January 06, 2018          Arrives 08:00 AM    Departs 05:00 PM

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Day 2:

QUILTING DAY AT SEA

Day 3:

QUILTING DAY AT SEA

Day 4: January 09, 2018         Arrives 07:00 AM     Departs 01:00 PM

Cartagena, Colombia

Day 5:  January 10, 2018        Arrives 05:00 AM      Departs 05:00 AM

Enter Panama Canal Cristobal

Day 5:  January 10, 2018

Cruising Panama Canal

Day 5:   January 10, 2018        Arrives 07:00 PM    Departs 07:00 PM

Exit Panama Canal Balboa

Day 6:

QUILTING DAY AT SEA

Day 7:  January 12, 2018        Arrives 08:00 AM     Departs 06:00 PM

Puerto Caldera (Puntarenas), Costa Rica

Day 8:  January 13, 2018        Arrives 10:00 AM     Departs 06:00 PM

Corinto, Nicaragua

Day 9:   January 14, 2018      Arrives 08:00 AM      Departs 06:00 PM

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Day 10: January 15, 2018

Puerto Chiapes, Mexico                 Arrives 08:00 AM         Departs 06:00 PM

Day 11:  January 16, 2018       

QUILTING DAY AT SEA

Day 12:

QUILTING DAY AT SEA

Day 13: January 18, 2018      Arrives 07:00 AM      Departs 02:00 PM

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Day 14:

QUILTING DAY AT SEA

Day 15: January 20, 2018     Arrives 07:00 AM

San Diego, California, US

 

 

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

 

PRICING

Cruise pricing includes all quilter events, workshops and classes; specific project materials and/or kit fees are additional. 

Cabin Category

 Price per person, double occupancy

 3rd or 4th person sharing same cabin

Single rate for one person to a cabin

Inside  

 

 

$2299

$1599

$3899

Ocean View

 

 

SOLD OUT

 

 

 

Verandah/Balcony  

 

 

SOLD OUT

 

 

Signature Suite

SOLD OUT

 

 

 

Neptune Suite

 

$8499 $1699 $15999

You may review cabin category images and descriptions here.

 

Above pricing reflects a 3% discount for those wishing to pay with a check or money order.  Pricing effective 03/30/17 for new bookings and is capacity controlled and cannot be confirmed until reservation is received and confirmed with the cruise line.  There is a $150 discount for non-quilters sharing the same cabin with a quilter. Third or fourth person pricing is after first two people in cabin pay the double occupancy rate for a quilter. Any special offers from the cruise line do not apply to 3rd and 4th person in the cabins.

If the 3rd/4th person rate is sold out or waitlisted in the category you want, please contact me to see what we might find in at a different category level.


Travel protection questions?  Read about coverage and prices here.

 

Cruise prices are capacity controlled for specific categories only and cannot be guaranteed until booking is received and confirmed.  Inquire as to the availability and pricing of insurance (which differs) for those living outside the USA/Canada.

 

 

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION PACK HERE

 

 

Terms and Conditions apply when the registration is received

 

Travel Protection Information

Click here to download information on Travel Protection. The premium is approximately 8% of your total trip cost.  Due to insurance regulations in New York, we are not allowed to sell travel protection to residents there.

 

 

 

 

 

Cabin pricing begins at $2299

Included in your quilter cruise package are: 

· All quilter events, classes and workshops

· All onboard meals and entertainment

· VIP Welcome party and reception

· Farewell Event with Show & Tell

·  Sewing machines

· 24/7 technical support for sewing machines

· Private access to custom group shore tours

· Open sewing sessions

· Special Gifts and surprises

· Discounted cruise rates for non-quilters

 

The following are not included with the cruise

· Shore Tours

· Gratuities

· Passport and Visa Fees

·  Airfare

· Items of a personal nature

· Optional beverages

· Optional Meals in Specialty Restaurants

· Kit costs/materials fees

· Travel Protection

 

 

 

 

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

See a video and read all about our ship

  • es and taxes

  • Passport or Visa fees

Fare(s) in USD, per person, based on double occupancy, cruise only, subject to availability, are capacity controlled, may be limited by residency.  Surcharges, government port fees and taxes of  $450.00 are per person and are additional. Holland America® reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement of up to $12 per person per day on all passengers if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel, even if the fare has already been paid in full. See the applicable Holland America brochure or visit www.hollandamerica.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings. Other restrictions may apply.  Third person in a category rate applies only after two quilters are paying the regular quilter cabin rate, special offers only valid for first 2 in cabin.  Availability and any special offers by the cruise line are not guaranteed until a deposit is received and a booking is made. Visa fees, passport fees, gratuities, insurance and shore tours are not included in the above pricing. Holland America or Deb Roberts' Tours are not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Travel protection is optional and is not applicable until the final payment has been made. Flexibility during cruise port time is allowed so each passenger may enjoy the area at their leisure.  As port time is often quite limited, unless specified on this website, escorted trips to quilt shops or other group activities while on shore are not planned so that one has control of their time in each port. See the applicable Holland America Cruise Line brochure or visit www.hollandamerica.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings.

©2012-2017 Holland America. 

To participate in the included activities and receive the above inclusions - the cruise must be booked through Deb Roberts' Tours.

  • Port fees and taxes

  • Passport or Visa fees

  • Airfare

  • Travel Protection

  • Items of a personal nature

  • Non-included beverages

  • Gratuities

  • Kit fees/materials cost

  • Travel insurance

  • Onboard meals in specialty restaurants

  • Shore Tours

 



Due to unforeseen circumstances, there may be times when tours, teachers, itinerary, inclusions, projects, special offers and schedules may need to change or be canceled without notice.  In order to participate in related activities, all cruises and tours offered through World of Quilts Travel must be booked through Deb Roberts Tours.  We cannot make exceptions, thank you for your understanding.  Deb Roberts' Tours is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions.

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