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Thursday 18 December 2003
The Official Vulkon "SlayerCon & SlayerCruise" Newsletter 12/17/2003
Cruise Update: Those of you whom have already sent us a $100 deposit to guarantee a berth, will now need to increase your deposit to a minimum of $350 (as this is the amount requested by the cruiseline to confirm cabin space). As soon as your minimum deposit is met, you will be contacted by our Travel Agent to finalize your cabin choices , and confirm a payment schedule.
Those of you whom have already increased their deposits to $350 or more, will be contacted starting tomorrow by Fernando Martinez of Vulkon & SlayerCruise to confirm receipt of your payments, and to confirm your cabin category and number of passengers in your cabin.
Shortly thereafter, you will be contacted by our travel agent Debbie Nordeen, who will issue you a customer number and take care of any cruiseline related questions.
Guests are being confirmed at this moment, and we will start putting those names up on the SlayerCruise website by the end of this week ! http://www.slayercruise.com )
Original letter: SlayerCruise News ! We finally have all the details ! Time to start planning and packing.
Vulkon would like to take this opportunity to make a very special announcement:
Vulkon has been planning a BUFFY & ANGEL Cruise for some time now, and finally have the info you have been waiting for !!
SlayerCruise is "Officially" scheduled for June 11th, 2005 when we will set sail for the beautiful Caribbean Islands, with a number of your favorite celebrities from both Buffy and Angel onboard! This will in effect be a "7-Day Convention At Sea" with all the great activities you would expect on a cruiseship plus all the great convention activities too!
Imagine yourself on vacation with several of the Buffy and Angel cast-members and their families, with "Vulkon Only" shipboard activities and shore excursions. This event is sure to be the experience and vacation of a life-time !
Itinerary 7 amazing days aboard Holland America’s "Zuiderdam". Sailing June 11th 2005 from fabulous Fort Lauderdale, the Zuiderdam will take you on a whirlwind tour of the Eastern Caribbean.
Featuring stops at Half Moon Cay (private island), St. Thomas, Tortola and Nassau !
Each port will offer: amazing and fun shore excursions, shopping, sightseeing, dining and much more.
For various pics of the Zuiderdam, please visit http://community.webshots.com/album/57379715ObMKpK/0 )
Pricing: We were able negotiate an amazing price for this cruise, as the Zuiderdam is one of the newest, most modern and luxurious cruise ships ever built, offering every imaginable creature comfort and amenity to make your vacation a never to be forgotten event!
Pricing starts at only $1500 per-person (based on double occupancy) for an inside cabin, $1700 per-person for an outside cabin, and $1900 per-person for a balcony. Suites are also available at great savings- pricing upon request.
For those of you new to cruising, the above prices are "All Inclusive". What does that mean exactly? That means that the price includes: the cost of the cruise, port charges, government taxes, gratuities, meals, plus all the Slayercruise activities as well !
The only thing you pay extra for on a cruise is: alcoholic beverages, some specialty coffees and drinks, plus of course souvenirs and Shore Excursions. And you will want to bring cash for the casino! (Note: airline tickets if needed are NOT included in the cruise price)
Bonuses: All Slayercruise passengers will receive (at no extra charge) upon embarkation: signed color photos of all our celebrity guests, souvenir SlayerCruise Badge (needed for admission to all our Slayercruise events), souvenir Slayercruise T-shirt, photo session with the stars, souvenir SlayerCruise photo album, invitations to 2 cocktail parties with open bar (including one on the beach at Halfmoon Cay), and a Tropical Paradise Party by the Lido Pool, which includes: daiquiris, pina coladas, rum punch, and assorted hot & cold hors d’ouevres.
Add to this all our "Slayercruise Passengers Only" activities on board ship, (which is in addition to all the normal cruise ship activities!) And you have all the makings of the vacation experience of a lifetime!
Celebrity Guests: We will start confirming celebrity guests in the next few weeks, and post them on our website http://www.slayercruise.com ) as they are added.
We have gotten verbal acceptance pending contract approval from
Services: In addition to Vulkon Only shipboard activities and shore-excursions,Vulkon also offers: a Room-mates finder service to share the expenses with other Buffy fans if you are traveling alone (1 - 2 people to a cabin is standard, but you do get a slightly better rate for triple and quad occupancy), interest free time-payments so you can spread your payments out over the next 12-18 months. Plus trip and travel insurance, as well as airline reservations service are available from our full service travel agent.
History: Vulkon and Joe Motes are the originators of the original SeaTrek Convention Cruises and have been running semi-annual Star Trek and Sci-Fi themed cruises since 1987.
Reservations: If not paying in full, an initial deposit of $350 per-person is all you will need to get started The deposit should be in the form of a personal check or money order, made payable to "Vulkon" and sent to:
Vulkon C/O Joe Motes P.O. BOX 297122 Pembroke Pines, FL. 33029-7122
If paying by mail - Please include full contact information so our travel agent can contact you with all the details and cabin upgrades available.
Credit card payments are also accepted both online at http://vulkontickets.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=1_6 ) or by calling 954-441-8735 Monday - Friday 6-9 PM and Saturdays 12 Noon - 6 PM.
*Those of you whom have already sent us a $100 deposit to guarantee a berth, will now need to increase your deposit to a minimum of $350 (as this is the amount requested by the cruiseline to confirm cabin space). As soon as your minimum deposit is met, you wil be contacted by our Travel Agent to finalize your cabin choices , and confirm a payment schedule.
For contact numbers for our travel agent and for more cruise information please visit: http://www.slayercruise.com )
Thank you for choosing Vulkon,
Joe Motes & Fernando Martinez / Vulkon / SlayerCruise