Our Trips

            Below is a list of our upcoming trips. Click on a trip to see more details.

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, May 31, 2018
    • Sunday, June 10, 2018
    • Galapagos Islands
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    11-Day Celebrity Xperience Galapagos Northern Loop & Quito Exploration
    May 31st - June 10th 2018

    The Space Coast Ski & Travel Club has arranged for a travel adventure to one of the top bucket list sites in the World—Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. This will be a 11-day adventure with 2-days touring the Ecuadorian Capital of Quito plus a 7-night inclusive cruise on the 48-passenger Celebrity Xperience. The Cruise will travel the Northern Loop Islands of Balta Island, Santa Crus, Rabida, Santiago, Isabela, Fernandina, Genovesa, and Bartolome. Twice daily guided expeditions with naturalist staff will be made at the various island locations. The Galapagos experts and naturalists will provide daily briefings on this unique environment. Complementary snorkeling gear, mini-wet suits and kayaks will be available. All meals are provided and adult beverages are included on the cruise portion of the trip. After we disembark the Xperience, we have one last night in Quito before traveling home.


    • Thursday, 31 May 2018: Depart USA and Arrive in Quito, Ecuador
    • Friday, 1 June: City Tour of Quito and time on your own
    • Saturday, 2 June: Fly to Baltra, Embark the Celebrity Xperience cruise ship
    • Saturday to Saturday, 2-9 June: Explore the Galapagos Islands (7-Nights total)
    • Saturday, 9 June: Disembark the Xperience on Santa Cruz Island, Fly to Quito
    • Sunday, 10 June 2018: Depart Quito Airport for USA

    *Itinerary Day-to-Day Details

    *Ship Details

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    • 3-nights stay at the JW Marriott Hotel in Quito, Ecuador, two before & one after the cruise
    • A guided City tour of Quito
    • Domestic flights from Quito to Balta Island and return from Santa Cruz Island
    • 7-night all inclusive cruise on the Celebrity Xperience; beer, wine and spirits included
    • Daily guided shore excursions with Naturalist and local area experts
    • Ship and airport transfer gratuities
    • Galapagos National Park Entrance fees
    • Trip medical travel insurance coverage

    Note: The following items are not included in the package price:

    - Roundtrip international air is NOT included in the basic tour package. Celebrity Cruise Line can reserve your international air through their Choice Air Program once you are booked on the tour. 

    - Any associated airline baggage fees are not included in the trip price.

    - Trip cancellation and trip delay insurance is not included in the package price. It is highly recommended that you consider your personal and family situation to determine if this added coverage is needed. Contact the trip leader for information on supplemental coverage.


    This is a limited space trip - SCSTC was only allowed to reserve 6 staterooms for a total of 12 travelers. 

    With 5 or more staterooms paid in full, double occupancy, the cash/check pricer per person price:

    • Ocean View Cabin $6,295 (4 Available)
      (cabins are approximately 160 sq ft)
    • Elite Ocean View Cabin $6,695 (1 Available)
      (cabins are approximately 200 sq ft)

    With 4 or fewer staterooms booked, the Club’s price would increase by $450 per person.

    • There is no single supplement option available for this limited space trip
    • Your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the trip completion date -December 11, 2018
    • No Ecuador visa is required for a tourist stay of less than 90 days.             


    • $500 per person with completed trip application
    • $3,000 per person due by October 1st, 2017
    • Final Payment/Balance due by December 20th, 2017


    $500 per person deposit will reserve your spot.  No space is held without a deposit.

    TRIP CANCELLATION PENALTIES: The following trip cancellation schedule and penalties will be applied:

    Cancellation Penalty Schedule Date Applied Penalty

    - Initial deposits fully refundable up to 180 days out (1 July to 1 Dec 2017)

    - 179 to 150 days out from departure (2 Dec 2017 to 1 Jan 2018), Cancellation Penalty = $75

    - 149 to 89 days out from departure (2 Jan to 1 Mar 2018), Cancellation Penalty = $975

    - 88 to 43 days out from departure 2 Mar to 18 April 2018), Cancellation Penalty = 60% Trip Cost

    - 42 to 22 days out from departure (19 April to 9 May 2018),Cancellation Penalty = 80% Trip Cost

    - 21 days or less out from departure (10 May to departure date), No refund

    Trip Cancellation Insurance is recommended to protect against these penalties.


    Mail: Send completed trip application, a photocopy of your passport picture page, and check (payable to Space Coast Ski & Travel Club) to:

    Jeff Koss
    763 Oak Ridge Drive
    Indialantic, FL 32903-4635

    Please include your Celebrity Cruise Line Captain's Club or Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Numbers with your application to receive your loyalty program benefits.

    If you have any questions, please email me at kaoshome@earthlink.net 


    Jeff Koss

    (321) 243-5677

    Email: Jeff

    • Thursday, July 26, 2018
    • Sunday, July 29, 2018
    • Miami
    • 3

    The Spa at Doral 

    Miami, FL

    July 26-29, 2018

    Don't miss out on this spectacular weekend!  Please join us for this Ladies Only Weekend of relaxation, fun and pampering that you deserve!  You can relax your mind, restore your body, and renew your spirit at this gorgeously renovated destination resort.  The 50,000 square foot Spa boasts 33 treatment rooms and numerous signature spa services and treatments.

    You will have unlimited access to the steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, hot & cold plunges, relaxation areas, state-of-the-art fitness center, resort pools and group fitness classes. We will be staying in beautifully appointed deluxe rooms with two queen beds. A full breakfast daily is included in your plan as well as one select 50 minute spa treatment for each night of your stay.  You may choose from these fabulous treatments:

    • Luxury Custom Massage
    • Luxury Cleansing Facial
    • Bamboo Body Perfection
    • Citrus Essence
    • The Cure Facial
    • Back Sculpture
    • Refresh Manicure and Pedicure
    • Personal Training Session

    The price is $710 for 3 nights and $475 for 2 nights (payable by check).  The resort will host a wine reception for us on Saturday night.  You can reserve your space by sending a $300 deposit check  to Pam Kaercher, 144 Island View Drive, Indian Harbour Beach, FL, 32937.   

    Please make checks payable to Space Coast Ski & Travel Club.

    We hope you can join us for this fun-filled weekend of relaxation and tranquility that all ladies need!  If you have questions, please call Jeannie at 321-254-5857.

    Contact Jeannie or Pam for more details.


    Jeannie Staubus

    (321) 254-5857

    Email: JEANNIE


    Pam Kaercher

    (321) 298-7086

    Email: PAM

    • Friday, May 10, 2019
    • Saturday, May 25, 2019
    • :Greece - Santorini, Athens (Piraeus), Mykonos, Rhodes, Crete (Chania); Malta (Valletta); Italy - Messina (Sicily), Naples, Florence/Pisa and Rome
    • 2

    Greek Isles and Italy - 14 Days from Rome

    May 10 - 25, 2019

    Voyage back in time to ancient Greece and medieval Italy on this round-trip cruise from Rome. While in Santorini, visit the beautiful whitewashed hilltop towns of Oia and Fira and their breathtaking views of the caldera below. Climb up the magnificent Acropolis in Athens and stand in awe of the Parthenon, the beautiful temples and the view over the ancient city stretched out before you. In Valletta, Malta, admire the stunning scenery and wander through imposing churches and down the streets of fortified towns where the Knights of St. John once held sway. And spend a glorious day in Florence taking in the historic Duomo, or “prop up” the leaning tower in nearby Pisa.

    ALL of this is INCLUDED:
    • Air transportation between Orlando and Rome via Delta Airlines
    • Transfer between Rome Airport and hotel in private bus with English speaking guide
    • 1 night accommodation at the Hotel Massimo D’ Azeglio w/Breakfast buffet daily
    • Transfer between the Rome hotel and the pier of Civitavecchia
    • 11 night Greek/Italy Cruise on the Norwegian Jade - https://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/jade
        • Day Cruise Ports

        • Sun Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy (EMBARK)
        • Mon At Sea
        • Tue Santorini, Greece
        • Wed Athens (Piraeus), Greece
        • Thu Mykonos, Greece
        • Fri Rhodes, Greece
        • Sat Chania, Crete, Greece
        • Sun Valletta, Malta
        • Mon Messina (Sicily), Italy
        • Tue Naples, Italy
        • Wed Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
        • Thur Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy (DISEMBARK)
        • Complimentary dining options include two main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, the Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily.
        • Ultimate Beverage Package - 1st and 2nd guests only
        • Prepaid Service Charges - 1st and 2nd guests only
        • All taxes and port charges for the Cruise
        • Transfer between pier at Civitavecchia and Rome Hotel in private bus with English speaking guide
        • 1/2 day city tour of Rome enroute to Hotel
        • 2 night accommodations at the Hotel Massimo D’ Azeglio w/Breakfast buffet daily
        • Transfer between hotel and Rome Airport in private bus with English speaking guide
        • All CURRENT Air Taxes 
        • All CURRENT Fuel Surcharges

        Oceanview (Window) Cabin:     $5,500 per person/double occupancy 
        Balcony Cabin:       $5,995 per person/double occupancy 

        **Final Price May Be Adjusted do to Airfare and/or Currency Exchange


        $800 per person deposit will reserve your spot.  No space is held without a deposit.


        Initial Deposit: $800 per person
        Payment 1: $1,600 per person: Due by August 1st
        Payment 2: $1,600 per person: Due by October 1st
        Final Payment Window Cabin:  Due by December 15th
        Final Payment Balcony Cabin: Due by December 15th

        Once you submit your initial deposit and trip application, a minimum of $75 per person cancellation penalty will apply regardless of when you cancel. This is due to the non-refundable deposit made to the hotels, tour operators and airlines once space is booked. Additional penalties will apply at 180 days out or less.

        TRIP INSURANCE:  May be obtained here at Trip Insurance

        * PASSPORTS:  Must be valid 6 months BEYOND the date of our return, November 26, 2019.

        Make checks payable to Space Coast Ski & Travel Club and mail with your completed trip application and a copy of your passport picture page to:

        Pam Kaercher
        144 Island View Drive
        Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937

        If you have any questions please contact Pam

        Trip Leader:

        Pam Kaercher

        (321) 298-7086

        Email: PAM

        **Cancellation Policy


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