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Our knowledgeable staf is ready to assist youOne of our most important Member Resources is our knowledgeable and friendly TravLtips staff!

Our private reservation department:

Our staff is fully informed on the intricacies of freighter travel, as well as small ship & adventure cruising and unique itineraries on traditional cruise ships. With over 30 years of experience in dealing with freighter lines, our travel consultants can eliminate the hassles of booking a freighter: wait-lists, visa requirements, changes in schedules, and other pertinent details not known by most travel agents. And our relationship with many small ship and traditional cruise operators will provide you with a seamless reservation process and the best value obtainable.

An extraordinary low membership price:

Our special offer rate of $25.00 for new members entitles you electronic access to one year of the informative quarterly publication TravLtips, plus special member-only cruise invitations offering substantial savings. Many are “Private Sales” not available to the general public. All kinds of vessels are included from out-of-the-ordinary small ships and expedition vessels to traditional cruise ships. A $40 yearly membership will include a printed version of the quarterly publication as well as electronic access.

Download a sample of the TravlTips quarterly magazineOur member-written publication TravLtips:

TravLtips is produced quarterly and including first-hand travel accounts, written by our members, of unusual voyages on a variety of vessels: Small ships, Tall ships, Freighters, Riverboats and Traditional Cruise ships. Also included is the “Freighter Listing” with current routes and rates on many passenger-carrying freighters, the “Cruise Calendar” with a summary of traditional cruise ship specials and selected listings of small and expedition ship voyages as well as European barges and riverboats.

Members recieve our monthly e-newsletterE-Newsletter:

Members with e-mail address will also receive an electronic version of each issue of the quarterly TravLtips publication while the printed version is in production. Additional e-mails will bring you supplemental cruise news, informative articles or video links on some of many cruise products we cover, and the latest cruise offers and member-only specials.

TravLtips Travel Credit:

As a paid member, $25.00 is applied towardfinal payment on a trip arranged through TravLtips. Additional travel credits are available when you renew your membership, or submit a story for publication.

Premier Membership:

Your membership is upgraded to Premier after your first cruise booked through our reservation department with the opportunity to earn valuable benefits.

Our "no-questions-asked" money-back guarantee:

If you're not completely satisfied with your TravLtips membership, just let us know in writing anytime during the term of your membership and we'll refund your membership fee. Furthermore, if you feel our reservation department isn't giving you first-class service, we'll also refund the full amount of your membership fee.

For further information, please call (800-872-8584) us or email: info@travltips.com

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