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September 7, 2011

#FriendsTravel Packages Top Destinations in the USA and Canada JESS Kalinowsky JESS@FriendsTravel.com

City Packages

You will find 24 city packages covering the top destinations in the USA and Canada. Some of our packages are simple two night stays that are perfect for that quick weekend getaway; others are for three nights, a great way to slip in a long weekend. Still others range from four to seven nights and include a wide variety of sightseeing, attractions, well-known hotels, excellent restaurants and top entertainment such as Broadway shows, Branson shows, Grand Ole Opry and the famous Rockettes in New York at Holiday-time. Our land-only products make it easy to combine two or more cities. See our preferred travel agent today for expert planning and trouble-free reservations!

EMAIL 24|7|365 JESS Kalinowsky JESS@FriendsTravel.com

About Friends Travel

Friends Travels’ goal as an international airline ticket supplier, tour and cruise supplier is to offer competitive airfares, tour rates, and cruise rates with superior Platinum service to our community: YOU! Our clients!

Focusing all of our attention on providing our clients with the most advantageous possible discounted international airfares, [First Class, Business Class or Coach], the best possible tour rates, and the best possible cruise rates, we help you save money.

Friends Travels’ suppliers have secured contracts with over 30 major airlines allowing you to use us for all of your domestic and international airfare needs. We have contracts with every major Tour Company and Cruise line in the world.

In addition to servicing individual travelers, we have experienced enormous growth in the number of groups we have booked for our clients. Please don’t hesitate to contact our group department for a quote on your next domestic or international group. JESS@FriendsTravel.net

We can assist in planning Destination Weddings, Honeymoons, Family Reunions, & other affinity groups, corporate meetings and events, to name a few. Over 25 years experience!  http://meetwithjesskalinowsky.wordpress.com/

Our clients have come to expect quality products and excellent service when working with Friends Travel. We recognize our role as professional travel consultants and our mutual need to operate with integrity in today’s changing marketplace.

We are here to serve your complete worldwide travel needs: Rail passes Airline tickets, Hotels, Resorts, Spas, and other accommodations, as well as a full selection of tours and cruises. We also offer a personal individualized independent travel planning service. We simply call it our “Concierge Service” You tell us when and where you want to go, and the budget you have in mind, and we do the rest!

If you do not quickly find what you are seeking, send us an email and we will respond within 24 hours….

JESS@FriendsTravel.net 24/7/365

We offer the most advantageous pricing possible based on your wants, needs, desires and expectations! Send us an email now with your information and we will have a firm quote back to you within 24 hours, max! Lightening Fast Service. We are different from most other travel companies as we are here to serve your travel needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Someone on our staff is monitoring our email all hours of the day and night! Everyday! We are located in the Los Angeles / Beverly Hills / Santa Monica / West Hollywood  area.

FriendsTravel.com is the World Wide Web’s best resources for travelers. Our travel tips and values will get you started planning a great vacation.  Plan Your Next Vacation Online with Friends Travel, where you have a Friend in the business! JESS@FriendsTravel.net 24/7/365

Thank you in advance for allowing us to serve all of your travel reservations needs.

Please allow us to serve you!  Please email us today!


Friends Travel LLP

JESS Kalinowsky Managing Partner



FriendsTravel™ Our Mission

* We believe in being a responsible and innovative leader in the travel industry.

* We believe our primary responsibility is to fulfill the goals set forth by our principals.

* We believe our success is measured by ultimate customer satisfaction.

* We believe in earning and maintaining the goodwill of our colleagues, who use and sell our products and services.

* We believe in providing the highest level of customer service, which will result in profitability for our shareholders.

* We believe our fundamental strength lies in our people.

* We believe in contributing to the community of where we live and work.

* We believe that everyone has the right to explore the world with gusto. When you are ready to make the world your playground, look no further


You don’t have to be a superstar to travel like one when you consult our friendly staff when planning your next vacation.

Whether you are traveling with family, Friends, on a honeymoon or flying solo, we will gladly help you map out your vacation.

Hot air balloon rides all over the world, visits to the Taj Mahal or a jaunt through the Red Square are just a few of the adventures that we can make a reality.

Whether you have specific requests or are open to suggestions, our goal is to customize a trip that will transform your visit from ordinary to extraordinary.


If you can dream it up, we can make it happen.


Some of Friends Travel’s services:


• Customized Tours

• Transport to and from airports, train stations and ports worldwide

• Private Helicopter transfers and tours

• Private Jet charters

• Private Yacht rentals

• Private Villa rentals

• Private Tours

• Private tour guides

• Shore excursions

• Hotel accommodations Worldwide

• Group Tours

• Car rentals Worldwide

• Train tickets Worldwide

• Wedding and Honeymoon planning



Our Philosophy

We are committed to providing the highest level of personalized service, local and global expertise and unparalleled customization for all your needs. We have a reputation for providing our clients and partners creative and successful events, incentive programs, product launches, corporate meetings, tours and transportation.


Our Standards

• Complete client satisfaction

• Attention to detail

• Knowledgeable, educated and friendly support team

• 30+ years of industry experience

• Local and global expertise and partnership in destination management

• We look forward to making your next program a success!



Travel Insurance: delays or cancellations, or other impediments to a trip going smoothly.



Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance: Skiing, Hiking, Biking. Hang Gliding, “Adventure Touring” “Elderly”



March 23, 2011

#FriendsTravel GrandCanyon Sedona Lake Powell Bryce + Zion JESS Kalinowsky JESS@FriendsTravel.com


Grand Canyon, Sedona, Lake Powell, Bryce & Zion

8 Days from $995

Day 1 – Phoenix, Arizona
Spend two nights at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and visit the greatest national parks of the Southwest! Your adventure begins in Phoenix, Arizona. Transfer from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport by hotel courtesy shuttle to your hotel. Rooms are available for check in after 3:00 p.m. Join Caravan for a 6:00 p.m. welcome briefing.

Day 2 – Sedona, Grand Canyon
Drive through Scottsdale and along Camelback Mountain on your morning sightseeing. Next, visit Montezuma Castle, site of 12th and 13th century Native American cliff dwellings. Continue to the artist colony of Sedona, surrounded by towering red rock formations. You have free time in Sedona to explore galleries, shops and restaurants. Continue through scenic Oak Creek Canyon. Arrive at the Grand Canyon for a relaxing two-night stay. Your lodge is inside the Grand Canyon National Park, near the South Rim. Enjoy dinner at the Grand Canyon. Elevation at the South Rim averages 7,000 feet. BD

Day 3 – Grand Canyon National Park
Entire day to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Almost 280 miles long, the Grand Canyon varies in width from one to eighteen miles, with the Colorado River winding below. You have a brief morning orientation drive of the Grand Canyon, followed by a short I-MAX movie on the Grand Canyon.The rest of your day is at leisure to enjoy Grand Canyon National Park. You can take a free shuttle bus to the many lookout points on the West Rim. You have plenty of time to hike on Bright Angel Trail into the Grand Canyon, or hike along the rim trails. You also can visit the historic Grand Canyon Park buildings, Hopi House and Lookout Studio. Relax and enjoy Grand Canyon vistas, or attend one of the daily park ranger talks. You stay two nights here inside the Grand Canyon National Park, allowing you time for a comprehensive visit inside the Grand Canyon National Park. Best of all, you will enjoy two opportunities to see Grand Canyon sunsets and sunrises. B

Day 4 – Grand Canyon, Lake Powell
Enjoy breakfast at historic El Tovar Lodge on the rim of the Grand Canyon. Next, drive along the scenic East Rim of the Grand Canyon to visit Desert View Lookout. Then, visit a Navajo and Hopi Trading Post. Here, you will find a large selection of high- quality Hopi and Kachina dolls, fine Native American jewelry and handicrafts. Next, drive over the Glen Canyon Dam to 185 mile long Lake Powell. Arrive at Lake Powell Resort on the shores of Lake Powell. This afternoon enjoy a scenic boat cruise through Lake Powell’s Antelope Canyon, lined with rich red sandstone walls. Enjoy a relaxing two-night stay at Lake Powell Resort. B

Day 5 – Monument Valley, Jeep Tour
Breakfast in your resort’s famous Rainbow Room with 180 degree sweeping views of Lake Powell. This morning enter the Navajo Indian Nation. Enjoy a guided jeep tour of the restricted backcountry of Monument Valley, a beautiful, pristine area of buttes and arches accessible only with authorized Navajo guides. John Ford, the filmmaker, discovered the rugged beauty of Monument Valley in the 1930’s. Western classics, such as “Stagecoach,” “The Searchers,” and “Once Upon a Time in the West” were filmed in Monument Valley. Hollywood legends, such as Maureen O’Hara, John Wayne, Henry Fonda, and James Stewart filmed Westerns here. Return to Lake Powell. B

Day 6 – Bryce Canyon National Park
Enjoy breakfast in the Rainbow Room. Next visit Bryce Canyon. See the Bryce “Hoodoos,” fantastic red, orange and pink limestone spirals. This afternoon enjoy stops at Bryce Point and Sunrise Point, overlooking the stunning Bryce Amphitheater. Overnight in picturesque Kanab with an elevation of 5,000 feet. Kanab is known as Western Hollywood. Over 100 western movies and TV shows were filmed here including “Gunsmoke,” “The Lone Ranger,” “Wagon Train,” and “How the West Was Won.” Look for colorful sunsets which transform the nearby cliffs into brilliant shades of red, orange and pink. B

Day 7 – Zion National Park
This morning drive to Zion Park. See a wonderland of rock monoliths. Zion features stunning scenery found nowhere else. Zion is a geological showplace with sandstone cliffs among the highest in the world. Early settlers were so inspired by Zion’s beauty that they bestowed exalted names on the park’s natural features. See East Temple, the Court of the Patriarchs and the Great White Throne. With Caravan, spend the night at the only lodge inside Zion National Park. Stroll the beautiful grounds of your lodge ideally situated in the center of the valley floor. Marvel at the cliffs towering above. Enjoy leisure time this afternoon. You may wish to take the free Zion Canyon shuttle or hike the Park’s scenic walking trails near your lodge. Enjoy dinner at Zion Park. BD

Day 8 – Zion Park to Las Vegas, Nevada
After breakfast at Zion Park Lodge, Caravan transfers you from Zion Park to Las Vegas, Nevada. Enjoy a brief sightseeing drive of the dazzling Las Vegas strip. Arrive at the Las Vegas airport at 1:00 p.m. Schedule flights after 3:00 p.m.

The perfect family vacation, educational and interesting for all. Don’t forget your cameras!!

JESS Kalinowsky Professional Travel Consultant

EMAIL: JESS@FriendsTravel.com 24/7/365 for your reservations.


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