Larry Yarberry

Larry Yarberry, Branch 8 Travel Chairman


                       SIR  Travel Opportunities  2020


Feb 24 – Mar 1, 2020 Hawaiian (2) Islands – Visit Honolulu & Kona
Highlights: USS Arizona Memorial tour, Iolani Palace Tour, Grand Island Circle Volcano Tour, Welcome Dinner at Duke’s and Authentic Hawaiian Luau. Includes R/T Air Local Tour Director, Taxes, Tips and Luggage handling for one Suitcase per person and Daily breakfast. Price $3570 DO $ 4495 SO.  For additional information contact
Roy Newman 530 755-3713 
or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933



March 29-April 5, 2020 Princess Cruise Pacific Northwest Coastal Cruise:R/T San Francisco Pier. Visiting, Astoria, OR, Seattle, WA, Vancouver and Victoria BC. Price range from $1595 Interior to $1985 Balcony. Also includes Home pickup R/T to the pier, tipping for divers and porters. Passport Required. Veterans received an additional shipboard credit. Provide a copy of your DD214 to Talbot Tours. For additional information contact Roy Newman 530 755-3713
or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933


April 17-27, 2020 Holland River Cruise:
R/T SFO to Amsterdam. 2 nights in Amsterdam pre-cruise. Its Tulip time in Holland. Visiting Delta Scenic Cruising, Ghent Antwerp & Rotterdam .Price includes, Home pickup, airfare, all meals on the ship are covered plus Comp wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks for lunch and dinner. Price range from $5095 to $6490 DO.
For additional information contact
Roy Newman #45 530 755-3713
or Talbot tours 800 662-9933


Mar 29 – April 5, 2020 Princess Northwest Coast 7 Day Cruise
R/T San Francisco Ports of call, Astoria, Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria, Prince range from $1640 Interior  to Balcony $2030 DO $2670 interior to $3440 Balcony SO. Includes: Home pickup. Tipping for drivers and porters .
For additional information contact
Tom Rushing #96 209 772-3485
or Lee Suess 209 296-2235
orTalbot Tours 800 662-9933


May 7-14, 2020 Holland Tulip Festival Tour
Includes R/T Air from SF and Bus Transportation. Visit Detroit, Holland, Michigan, Mackinac Island and Chicago.  Tickets for the Festival included. Price $3365 pp DO
For additional information contact Bill Stires #143 209 544-2684


A once in a lifetime experience!  This portrayal of the passion of Christ is only played out every ten years and has been continued by the cast of residents of Oberammergau since 1634.  Tour highlights include MUNICH, PRAGUE, BRATISLAVA, BUDAPEST, VIENNA, DANUBE CRUISE, SALZBURG and the OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY.  Yes, this tour is being announced early because the seating is limited and tickets sell out rapidly.  Sponsored by Amador County Branch #96.  For further details,
please contact Lee Suess 209-296-2235 
or Tom Rushing 209-772-3485  


June 6-19, 2020 Grand Baltic Cruise:
Ports of call, Denmark, Copenhagen, Bornholm, Poland, Gdansk, Sweden Visby, Stockholm, Latvia Riga, Estonia Tallinn, Russia, St Petersburg, Finland Helsinki. Trip extensions available to Copenhagen and/or Stockholm from $1295 each. We have 9 Sirs signed up already, but there is still room for more, if you act soon. 14 days from $8255, includes R/T air fare from Sacramento. 14 days from $6695 w/o air fare. Single supplement $1395. 
Please mention code GO-23630 when booking reservations & information call 800 955-1925 or or contact Sir 146 Travel Chairman Milt Smith or 925 285-2897 cell 


June 20-July 5, 2020 Alaska Cruise – Queen Elizabeth:    
Ports of Call Ketchikan, Juneau, Tracy Arm, Skagway, Icy Point Strait, Hubbard Glacier, Sitka and Victoria BC. Price range from $3495 to $5735 DO, Includes Home pickup, R/T Air Fare to Vancouver, BC, Porter Gratuities and NEW Airline Baggage FEE included.
For additional information contact
Roy Newman #45 530 755-3713
or Talbot tours 800 662-9933


June 26 – July 2, 2020: Spotlight on South Dakota
 Fly to Rapid City, SD. Attractions include, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Badlands, Wall Drugs, Crazy Horse Memorial, Deadwood and Devils Tower. Price includes R/T Air and Deluxe Motor Coach, plus 6 Breakfasts and Dinners. Price $2699 DO-$3349 SO
For additional information contact
Werner Schlapfer #101 925 4453-8291


June 26 – July 10, 2020: Magical Rhine & Moselle River Cruise
Pre-trip 2 nights in Amsterdam, 7-Night River Cruise, Rhine River, Cologne, Moselle river, Cochem, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Mannheim, Speyer, Strasbourg, Zurich & Lucerne. 15 days in all.  (Collette) R/T Air San Francisco, Air Taxes and Fees/surcharges, Hotel Transfers for groups of 10 or more and Gratuities. Includes 26 meals – 12 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 8 Dinners. Prices range from $6778 to $9878 PP DO.
For additional information contact #101 Bill Britton 925 443-9913


July 11-20, 2020 Canadian Rockies by Train: 10 day tour, R/T Air SFO and deluxe Motor coach, featuring the Calgary Stampede, Banff, Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper, Columbia Ice Fields and Vancouver, BC. Includes 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners. Price $6889 per person DO. For additional information contact
Bill Rodman #38 408 274-4521
or Alan Patmore 408 867-4197


July 26-29, 2020 Pageant of the Masters (Laguna Arts Festival)
Includes R/T air, Deluxe Motor coach, three nights Best Western Plus in Long Beach, Buffet breakfast each morning, Tour of Ronald Reagan library, Catalina Island Tour and Two dinners and much, much more .Price $1895 DO. Additional Single Supplement 395.
For additional information contact
Bill Stires 209 544-2684 cell 209 998-5445 or


August 18-31, 2020 Princess Cruise British Isles:
12 day Cruise, aboard the Regal Princess, including Air R/T from SFO. Ports of call Le Havre (Normandy), Guernsey, Cork, Ireland, overnight in Dublin, Ireland, Belfast, Glasgow, Invergordon, and Edinburgh, Scotland. Optional two night post-cruise Paris stay. Price Air $825 PP, subject to change until ticketed. Cruise price range from interior $3992 to Mini Suite $5657 PP DO
For additional information,
contact Chuck Wolf #58 707 477-3505 or


Aug 29-Sept 9, 2020 Top of Switzerland with Oberammergau:
11 day tour form Zurich to Munich. Includes pre-tour night in Zurich and post tour night in Munich. Places to visit Zurich, Affoltern, Interlanken, Brienz, Ballenberg, Lucerne, Innsbruck OBERAMMERGAU (PASSION PLAY) and Munich. Breakfast daily, some lunches and dinners provided. Price per person DO $4575, Airfare not included, but estimated to be $1200 per person available in October 2019.
For additional information contact
Bill Stires 209 544-2684 cell 209 998-5445 or 


Sept 14-26, 2020 Imperial Splendors and Oberammergau:,
Tour includes Home pickup, round trip airfare, professional tour manager, 19 meals, 11 nights first-class hotel land transportation via private deluxe coach, admission to all activities indicated.  Tour highlights: Munich welcome dinner, visit the famous Hofbrauhaus, Prague Guided sightseeing Hradcany Castle , Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, Budapest guided sightseeing, Danube cruise, Salzburg guided walking tour and special dinner at St. Peter Stiftskeller restaurant, Oberammergau Passion Play.  Cost $6,267 includes estimate-airfare.
Larry Yarberry 925 890-9245

Sept 27 – Oct 3/2020: Princess 7 day Coastal Cruise. On the refurbished Princess Star (2017. Ports of call San Diego, Santa Barbara, Los Angles (Long Beach) and Ensenada. R/T from San Francisco Pier. Includes R/T transfers from Livermore to SF Pier, Drivers & Stevedore Tips, Taxes and Port Expenses ($210), Luggage Handling and a bottle of Wine per cabin and Cocktail Party. Price range from $1438 interior to Mini-Suite $2008 DO. For additional information contact
Werner Schlapfer #101 925 4453-8291 or

Sept 28-Oct 6/2020 Crystal Cruise Quebec City to New York:
Join Narsai David of KCBS fame
: Ports of call Newport, Saint John-The bay of Fundy Bar Harbor,  Boston, Cruising the St Lawrence. Includes the Beverage Package, Pre-paid gratuities and enrichment workshop classes. Book by December 31st and receive discount of $100 per person. Pay in full by December 31st and receive an additional 2.5% off cruise fare Price range form Ocean View $3683 to Penthouse $7283 DO. R/T Air is not included
For additional information contact
Tan Matosian #128 925 786-3960 or


Oct 4,-13/2020 Phoenix to Copper Canyon, Mexico.
Visit San Carlos, Cruise on the Sea of Cortez, El Fuerte, Alamos, Posada Barrances , Chihuahua City and Guaymas Pearl Farm. Price includes Home Pickup, R/T Air, Motor Coach and Train and all meals. Travel through 86 Tunnels and over 37 trestles. $3025 DO-$3715 SO
For additional information contact
Roy Newman #45 530 755-3713
or Talbot Tours 800 662-9933


Nov 6-22/2020 NCL Panama Canal Cruise.
Los Angeles to Miami. Ports of Call Cabo San Lucas, Puerta Vallarta, Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Panama Canal scenic Cruising, Cartagena, Colombia, Santa Marta, Colombia, Oranjestad, Aruba then on to Miami. Price range $3350 Interior to $4625 Balcony DO. Includes, Air Fare, Home Pickup, Pre-Trip Orientation and Talbot tours Travel Gift.
For additional information contact Lowell Terrell


SIR Branch 8 Travel Chairman
Larry Yarberry 925 890-9245





update: 02/09/2020 dda