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Specializing in ocean cruises, all-inclusive resorts, river cruises and customized land based vacations.


CUSTOMER APPRECIATION PICNIC & BASEBALL GAME Located at the community America stadium: t-BONES

Picnic from 4:30-6:30 : game starts at 7:00pm sponsored in part by royal caribbean

Can you believe that Cruise Holidays of Kansas City has been in business for 30 years? It's hard for Mimi and I to believe our business is 30 years old this year, and we want to CELEBRATE WITH A BIG PARTY FOR YOU, AND OUR GREAT STAFF! June 23rd, we are hosting our 20th Annual Customer Appreciation Picnic at the T-Bones baseball stadium (The Community America Stadium at the Legends). We will have a picnic before the game in the tent behind the outfield. Food, drink, mingling, and sharing vacation memories and good times together. PLUS, we have 400 game tickets if you want to stay after our picnic and be our guest to the game...I'll even be throwing out the first pitch! This is our way of saying THANK YOU FOR YOUR BUSINESS AND LOYALTY to Cruise Holidays & Comfort Tours over the years! Respectfully and with appreciation, Mark & Mimi Comfort - Owners NOTE: Parking is free and you can come for the picnic only, or for both the picnic and baseball game. The picnic will be from 4:30-6:30 and the game starts at 7:00pm. You will receive your game ticket at the tent, so please arrive prior to 6:30.

You must RSVP at 816-741-7417 or - Please let us know the total number of guests and if you will only be attending the picnic, or if you will be joining us for both the picnic and the game.

River Cruise SEMINAR & SALE


FEBRUARY 15-25, 2019

Royal Family 2019


BUENOS AIRES, MENDOZA, SANTA CRUZ, SANTIAGO Join Mark in the big cities to the rural valleys of Argentina and Chile, this vacation has it all and more! Spectacular scenery, a culturally rich experience, boutique hotels and great wine! Experience one of the world’s top wine-growing regions, Mendoza, nestled against the Andes Mountains. Here, enjoy the mild and sunny climate in some of the famous wine valleys of the region, including Luján de Cuyo and Uco Valley. During your time in Mendoza, tour some of the top wineries and taste some of the top wines. Here, we have also arranged special experiences for you. You’ll partake in a cooking class and learn how to make empanadas. You’ll also dine at one of South America’s most famous restaurants, 1884 Restaurante, created by one of Argentina’s best-known chefs. Wine lovers will also enjoy time in Santa Cruz in Chile’s Colchagua Valley, famous for its Mediterranean climate and nicknamed Chile’s Napa Valley. Your visits here include renowned wineries Viña Santa Cruz, Casa Lapostolle, and Viña Viu Manet. It’s not just the wine regions you’ll enjoy on this Argentina and Chile tour. You’ll also spend time in the vibrant, world class cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago. In Buenos Aires, an Old World European atmosphere meets Latin passion. You’ll get to know the various barrios, or neighborhoods, on your sightseeing tour followed by a night of Tango featuring a private lesson and show! Chile’s vibrant capital, Santiago, is packed with parks, European-style squares, and historic buildings. Your time here includes a stop at one of the world’s best markets, La Vega, where you can eat like the locals do. You’ll also enjoy an excursion to the coastal towns of Viña del Mar and Valparaiso, where you’ll get to know these charming fishing villages turned beach resorts.

From: $4,997*pp

Ask about optional pre and post night options where you can visit Rio de Janeiro and Iguassu Falls for 4 nights, and Easter Island for 3 nights.

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This is no ordinary summer! At Walt Disney World® Resort, we’re transforming summer into something bolder, bigger, better and more incredible than ever. With new experiences throughout all four Theme Parks! Don’t miss your chance to interact with Mr. Incredible, Frozone and (for the first time ever) Edna Mode in a celebration of all the good our heroes do. Celebrate the astounding feats of nature during the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Then get your groove on with Star Lord, Gamora and an alien band—with music from Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix 1 and 2. And become a toy and play bigger than ever before in the all-new Toy Story Land, opening June 30th! Fun times are going to be stretched, family bonds strengthened and the surprises will come fast. It’s all happening this summer at Walt Disney World Resort, where the memories are larger than life and being together couldn’t be any more incredible.




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Feb 17, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019

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ASK ABOUT HAWAII, ALASKA, EUROPE AND CUBA DESTINATIONS! Fare is cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Guests who cancel and rebook must accept this promotion's Terms and Conditions. Government taxes, fees and port expenses, and discretionary onboard service charges are additional. Offers are based on availability, are capacity controlled, and combinability with other offers is subject to change or cancellation at any time per Norwegian Cruise Line's discretion. Other restrictions may apply. IMPORTANT NOTICE: NCL reserves the right to charge a fuel supplement without prior notice should the closing price of West Texas Intermediate Fuel increase above $65 per barrel on the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index). In the event a fuel supplement is charged, NCL will have sole discretion to apply the supplementary charge to both existing and new bookings, regardless of whether such bookings have been paid in full. Such supplementary charges are not included in the cruise fare. The fuel supplement charge will not exceed $10.00 per passenger per day. Norwegian is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. ©2017 NCL Corporation LTD. Ships' Registry: Bahamas and United States of America.


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Destination focused. Award-winning small ships. Serene Scandinavian spaces. Cultural enrichment from ship to shore. The Thinking Person’s Cruise.®

Ask about Viking’s 2-for-1 cruise plus international air discounts*. Contact your Travel Agent for details.

*Note: 2-for-1 cruise and international air discounts are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Must request offer at time of booking and pay in full by current expiration date; call for details. Valid on new bookings only as of 12/1/17, subject to availability and may not be combinable with any other offers except Past Guest Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Additional terms and conditions apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at CST#2052644-40

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Colors of Provence

AmaWaterways · AmaCello

June 6-13, 2019 From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enlivens all your senses. Trace the steps of famous artists in Arles and Avignon and be inspired! Enjoy hunting for truffles, refining your Provençal cooking skills, and learning how to pair chocolate with wine. Ending in Lyon, France’s culinary capital, savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône. COUNTRIES: FRANCE : RIVERS: RHONE

Hosted by Vacation Counselor, Cassie Johnson Greetings all countryside vineyard lovers, art/history seekers, and adventurers! I have always wanted to explore the Provence region of France and I would LOVE to have you join me! River cruising is the best way to explore this area and AmaWaterways is the best river cruise operator to explore this area with! I’ve cruised on both the Rhine and the Danube, but nothing sounds as amazing to me as cruising down the Rhone, bicycling through lavender fields and sipping wine from locally grown vineyards! AmaWaterways is perfect for both guests that want to be more active, and guests that want to sit back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery! Whether you are experienced or new to river cruising, this would be a great opportunity and I’d love you have you join us in the fun! DAY 1: ARLES, FRANCE









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Contact Cruise Holidays & Comfort Tours Owners, Mimi & Mark Comfort were able to experience this play in 2010. They would love to share their experience with you. 816-741-7417 or


All 2018 Globus, Europe and North America departures are guaranteed!

On behalf of Mimi and Mark Comfort, and our staff of 24 caring and knowledgeable people, we simply want to say THANK YOU!

Thanks to your vacation business and referrals, we have won the #1 CRUISE HOLIDAYS franchise for 27 years, Top Producer in sales volume for most ocean and river cruise lines, and are now a leading seller of all-inclusive vacations through our COMFORT TOURS division. 2015 CLIA Hall of Fame Recipients #1 Cruise Holidays Store for 27 Consecutive Years.

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We work better together! Vacation Counselors ∙ Vacation Coordinators

Many of you have spent hours with your Vacation Counselor, but do you know about their Vacation Coordinator? It's a team like a doctor and a nurse! A Vacation Coordinator is someone that works very closely, as part of a team with your Vacation Counselor. Their main goal is to provide excellent customer service for YOU. They coordinate all of the details once you and your Vacation Counselor have confirmed your next vacation. They can help with hotel, air, changes, cancellations, name changes, special occasions, special needs and much more with an existing reservation. So the next time you stop by, or call in, and your Vacation Counselor is busy assisting another customer, your Vacation Coordinator would be happy to assist you with your vacation needs!

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*Prices are per person based on double occupancy and some restrictions apply. All offers apply to select travel dates, subject to availability and restrictions. Prices advertised were offered at the time of print and are subject to change. Prices include taxes and fees that are subject to change. If air prices are included in pricing they are quoted out of Kansas City unless otherwise noted and additional baggage fees may apply. On-Board Credit offers are per cabin. Cruise Holidays is not responsible for typographical errors. Offers reflect new bookings only.

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