Edited 6/13/2023


  On December 18th, 2020 we closed our office building, BUT we are still open for business.  Debbie and Connie will be taking calls and emails to help you with your travel needs while we work from our homes.  So please contact us!


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August 4 - 11, 2023    NEW YORK CITY, NIAGARA FALLS, PHILADELPHIA, AND WASHINGTON DC...some of the most requested destinations East of the Mississippi, all rolled into one tour!  Fly into New York City for two nights in the heart of Manhattan.  Travel to Niagara Falls...not just for honeymooners anymore!  A quick visit to the land of Liberty..... Philadelphia.  Finish our 8 day tour in our nation's capital ~ Washington D.C.   Sightseeing in each city, with free time so you can explore areas of interest to you.  This Cosmos Tour includes 7 nights lodging, motorcoach transportation from NYC to DC, sightseeing as described in the detailed flyer, two breakfasts, tour manager to share the history and interesting facts of the areas we visit.  Connie from River Bend Travel will accompany the group.   Price is $2455.00 per person, double occupancy. (passports are required as we travel into Canada)


September 3-14   GERMAN GRANDEUR Riverboat cruise from Basel Switzerland to Nuremberg Germany, and enjoy two nights in Munich before returning to the USA.  Cruise aboard Avalon's VISIONARY riverboat for eight nights, cruising the Rhine River and then the Main River. Great scenery, relaxing times, and smooth waters..... that all makes for a GRANDeur vacation!   Price is based on cabin category selected (Deck 1 - category E starts at $4436.00, category D $4664.00.  Deck 2 - category B $5921.00, category A $5978.00. Deck 3 - category P $6092.00.  Per person/double occupancy.   (rate includes insurance, and airport transfers. Airfare is an additional $1100.00 round trip from Grand Rapids.)  Call Connie with questions or to reserve a cabin.


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FEBRUARY 8-18, 2024   PANAMA CANAL CRUISE on the Ruby Princess.   Set sail from Ft. Lauderdale to the sunny southern Caribbean, with ports of call  at  Falmouth Jamaica , Cartagena Columbia, partical transit through the NEW locks into Gatun Lake,  Colon Panama,  Limon Costa Rica, and Grand Cayman.   The new locks were built to accomodate the longer and wider ships of today.  Prices are based on cabin selection (inside cabin begins at $ 1287.00 per person based on double occupancy).  Airfare is available, or join us in Ft Lauderdale if you are already in Florida!    A passport is needed for this cruise.  Contact Connie for details and other cabin choices.


JUNE 30- JULY 12, 2024   SCANDINAVIAN CRUISE on the Caribbean Princess.  Sailing from Southampton England to Skagen & Copenhagen DENMARK, Berlin GERMANY, Stockholm & Visby SWEDEN, Klaipeda LITHUANIA, and Kristiansand NORWAY.  Airfare and one night in London before the cruise available.       Price depends on cabin selection (inside cabin begins at $2619.00 per person / double occupancy)   A passport is required for this cruise.   Contact Connie for more details!


SEPTEMBER 12-21  SCOTTISH HIGHLAND FLING   You've asked for it, and now we're offering you the trip of Scotland.  Fly into Edinburgh and enjoy a city tour including Edinburgh Castle.  We will travel north to the Orkney Islands with visits to St. Andrews, Pitlochry, Inverness, culloden Moor, Dunrobin, Thurso, Durness, Ullapool, Gairloch, Isle of Skye, Ft William, Glencoe, Isles of Mull and Iona, Loch Lomand, and finish in Glasgow.  This 10 day / 9 night tour is through Globus Tours.  Price is $3498.00 per person/double occupancy, and includes travel insurance.   ( Airfare won't be available until later in  2023.) 


NOVEMBER 11-23, 2024  FASCINATING VIETNAM, CAMBODIA AND the MEKONG RIVER   The beautiful countryside and quaint villages along the Mekong River await our visit as we sail north from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh. Begin with 3 nights in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly  Saigon) , 7 nights cruise on the SAIGON river boat, and 2 nights in Siem Reap to visit the Angkor Wat temples...unmatched intricacy and architectural grandeur.    The cruise and tour starts at $6101.00 per person (airfare not included....rates will be available early 2024.)  Valid passport is required.   While many of us have different visions of this region from 50 years ago, it is a new  world and a new life for them. The residents are very welcoming to Americans. Its time to see for yourself.... join us!    Questions? Contact Connie.



               Connie - 269 838-0982  M-F 9am-4pm     Debbie - 269 945-9852 M-Th 9am-4pm, Friday until 3pm

Questions?  Want to sign up by email? Send a message to  connie@riverbendtvl.com  





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