CRUISE NEWS


SBC 25 JUNE-JULY NEWSLETTER


A NOTE FROM WENDY

 

Dear Friends,
 
I am super excited to tell you about artists just added to SBC 25!!!

Are you ready?

Shelley King, Carolyn Wonderland, Kree Harrison, Curtis Salgado, Etta Britt, The McCrary Sisters, Red Young, Joe Maher, Gary Nicholson, Professor Scott Hubbard (the Mars Czar), Paul McDonald, JT Lauritson, Anson Funderburgh, The Howlin’ Brothers, Kimmie Rhodes and Jolie Goodnight, and Bluz House Rockers.
 
So...We will sail with all that talent in addition to:
 
Delbert, Marcia Ball, The Mavericks, Shinyribs, Marc Broussard, Wayne Toups, Al Anderson, Teresa James, Band of Heathens, The California Honeydrops,  Casey James, Lee Roy Parnell, Doyle and Debbie, Mingo Fishtrap, Wayne Toups, and Ryan McMullan. and Jaston Williams.
 
Personally, I'm overwhelmed.  I am so thrilled with this line-up and you know us...we're bound to add more.  And isn't it amazing that they've found organic matter on Mars?  Scott Hubbard will explain the significance of this major finding.
 
See Molly's note about the August 1st discount date and get all your friends to join us.


PASSPORTS

Now is a good time to check your passport and get it renewed if necessary.  Passports for January travel need to be valid at least thru July 2019


FLIGHTS & GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Most airlines are booking thru the cruise dates.  Guidelines for what time to book your flights as well as Ground Transportation information can be found HERE.


PRE-CRUISE PARTY & HOTEL

 

The SBC25 Pre-Cruise Party will be held at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach. Your party ticket includes entertainment by SBC artists and hors d’oeuvres with plenty of convenient cash bars. Party tickets can be added to your SBC25 reservation any time by logging into your SBC Account or by calling 1-800-DELBERT.

Tickets: $30— if purchased by November 1st or $35— after November 1st or at the door.

The Westin will also be the Official SBC Hotel. We have a limited number of rooms available at the rate of $249 (single or double) plus tax. You will be able to book directly with the hotel by clicking HERE.

Two other nearby hotels with SBC rates are the Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach; and the Bahia Mar Doubletree Fort Lauderdale Beach. 

For SBC guests staying at the Courtyard and Doubletree, there will be shuttle vans to take you to the party at the Westin and back to your hotel afterwards. 


INSURANCE

We cannot stress enough the importance of travel insurance. When you view your reservation online there is a link to Travel Guard to get a quote; or you can click HERE.

Important: If you have a Travel Guard policy and have made any changes to your SBC reservation, don’t forget to update your policy:

1. Visit TravelGuard.com 
2. Click on Customer Service 
3. Click Modify Policy
Follow the onscreen directions to complete your submission. You will receive confirmation within 48 hours that the modification is complete.


SOCIAL MEDIA

Connect with us online! Here are our official Sandy Beaches Cruise social media pages where you can find updates on all things SBC! Be sure to join to keep up with other cruisers and the latest news from us!
Facebook: Sandy Beaches Cruises (@SandyBeachesCruises)
Instagram: @SandyBeachesCruises
Twitter: @SBCRUISE


SAVINGS ALERT!

If you pay your balance by August 1st, you may quality for a $50 per person discount. 
Be sure to call 1-800-DELBERT before making your payment so the discount can be applied. 
If you have already signed up for the discount, your payment will happen automatically. 
The fine print:  Not applicable to suites.  Applies to Primary & Second Passenger only. 


SBC 25 APRIL-MAY NEWSLETTER


A NOTE FROM WENDY

Dear Friends,
 
It's our Silver Anniversary!!!  Here's the skinny on Sandy Beaches Cruise 25.  Our line-up is a mixture of new and familiar names.  So far, we have Delbert McClinton, The Mavericks, Marcia Ball, Wayne Toups, Teresa James, Shinyribs, California Honeydrops, Band of Heathens, Lee Roy Parnell, Marc Broussard, Mingo Fishtrap,  Al Anderson, Casey James,  Doyle and Debbie, Jaston Williams, Ryan McMullan and MORE TO COME!!!
 
January 5-12, 2019, we sail from Fort Lauderdale on the Holland America ms Oosterdam to San Juan, Puerto Rico and Amber Cove, Dominican Republic...so it's time to book and lock in a discount.  Let's figure out a way to help these two hurricane-devastated destinations besides bringing tourism.
 
Details can be found at www.SANDYBEACHESCRUISES.com
 
Hope to see you in January!


PRE-CRUISE PARTY & HOTEL

The SBC25 Pre-Cruise Party will be held at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach. Your party ticket includes entertainment by SBC artists and hors d’oeuvres with plenty of convenient cash bars. Party tickets can be added to your SBC25 reservation any time by logging into your SBC Account or by calling 1-800-DELBERT.

Tickets: $30— if purchased by November 1st or $35— after November 1st or at the door.

The Westin will also be the Official SBC Hotel. We have a limited number of rooms available at the rate of $249 (single or double) plus tax. You will be able to book directly with the hotel by clicking HERE.

Two other nearby hotels with SBC rates are the Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach; and the Bahia Mar Doubletree Fort Lauderdale Beach. 

Remember that these links are for rooms only so be sure to book your hotel AND purchase your party tickets. We will have information on transportation in upcoming newsletters!

Our host hotels always sell out quickly, so do not delay in making your reservations! If you are traveling solo, please consider doubling up with another cruiser to save some cash and allow for more available rooms for other SBC cruisers!


INSURANCE

We cannot stress enough the importance of travel insurance. When you view your reservation online there is a link to Travel Guard to get a quote; or you can click HERE.

Important: If you have purchased insurance and make changes to your reservation be sure to update your coverage with your provider. 

If you have a Travel Guard policy and need to modify your policy:

1. Visit TravelGuard.com 
2. Click on Customer Service 
3. Click Modify Policy
Follow the onscreen directions to complete your submission. You will receive confirmation within 48 hours that the modification is complete.


SOCIAL MEDIA

Connect with us online! Here are our official Sandy Beaches Cruise social media pages where you can find updates on all things SBC! Be sure to join to keep up with other cruisers and the latest news from us!

Facebook: Sandy Beaches Cruises (@SandyBeachesCruises)

Instagram: @SandyBeachesCruises

Twitter: @SBCRUISE


SAVINGS ALERT!

If you pay your balance by May 1st, you may quality for a $100 per person discount. 

Be sure to call 1-800-DELBERT before making your payment so the discount can be applied. 

If you have already signed up for the discount, your payment will happen automatically. 

The fine print:  Not applicable to suites.  Applies to Primary & Second Passenger only.