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Collette Vacations

The SIUE Alumni Association has partnered with Collette Vacations to offer discounted trips to registered Alumni Association members. To book one of the trips, please contact the SIUE Alumni Association office at 618-650-2760.

Upcoming Trips

  • Rediscover Cuba - A Cultural Exploration from July 28-August 5, 2013*: This 9 day, 19 meal (8 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners) journey is being offered to us at $3,999 for a double (regularly $4,099) and $4,399 for a single (regularly $4,499). Highlights include Trinidad, pottery demonstration, Cienfuegos, Bay of Pigs Museum, Havana, Cuban Fine Arts Museum, Maqueta de la Ciudad de La Habana Museum, Ernest Hemingway Home, Casa Fuster and more. $250 due upon reservation. Download the brochure and reservation forms or visit the Collete Vacations website for interactive features and information.
  • Gardens of American History - Travel with Jane Drake, Director of The Gardens at SIUE from September 20-29, 2013*: This 10 day, 14 meal (9 breakfasts and 5 dinners) extravaganza is being offered to us at $3,399 for a triple (regularly $3,499); $3,449 for a double (regularly $3,549) and $4,549 for a single (regularly $4,649). Highlights include New York City, New York Botanical Gardens, High Line Garden, Chanticleer Gardens, Philadelphia, Brandywine Valley, Longwood Gardens, Ladew Topiary Gardens, Shenandoah Valley, Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg, Washington, D.C., United States Botanic Garden, Hillwood Estate & Gardens and Dumbarton Oaks. Download the brochure and reservation forms or view videos and photos on the Collete Vacations website.

Previous Trips

  • Exploring Panama with Optional 2-night Playa Bonita Beach Post Tour Extension:

    Departure Date: March 21, 2013
    7 Days, 8 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

    Highlights: Panama City ● Panama Viejo ● Casco Antiguo ● Local Markets ● Miraflores Locks ● Gamboa ● Salsa Dance Lesson ● Smithsonian Galeta Marine Laboratory ● Colon Free Zone ● Panama Canal Railway

  • The Wild West and Yellowstone Family Adventure in August 2012
  • Barcelona & Madrid Getaway in November 2012