Agency escorted

Salem Travel offers agency hosted cruises and a variety of independent special offers.

Salem Travel offers personally escorted vacations.

BOGO Air - buy one and get one free air promotion offered for new reservations. Promotions may be withdrawn at any time by NCL. Several of our independent cruise specials qualify.  Call Salem Travel at 618-548-6000 or email for details.

Jeannell and Mike Charman and Dana and Denny Hampton of Salem Travel escort private groups of travelers on choice vacations.  Groups have traveled domestically and internationally, future trips include Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and the Mediterranean.   Details can be found by clicking the links.   We hope to travel with you soon.

Time doesn't permit us to escort all the special offers we create so we have created a featured selection of independent special offers.  We will confirm your complete travel plans but we won't be along to share the adventure.

Featured Escorted Vacations

Escorted Tour

National Parks Tour,               August 2022

Join our Collette Vacations tour of the National Parks with highlights Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore. Complete brochure

Australia & New zealand

Australia & New Zealand Cruise, February 2023

Join NCL on the Spirit for a two-week cruise Feb 20 - Mar 4, 2023 from Auckland to Sydney.  Ask about our special offer and personalize your cruise with sightseeing, hotels, and flights. Learn More    Pricing subject to change prior to confirmation.


Alaska Cruise, August 2022

NCL Encore Aug 28 - Sept 4 round-trip Seattle with Colonial Golf Club. Cruise escorted by Heather & Jeff Day and Jeannell & Mike Charman. Learn More. Pricing subject to change prior to confirmation.

12 Day Tour Italy

12 Day Enchanting Italy Tour October 2023

Join Salem Travel October 10 - 21, 2023 for a once in a lifetime journey to Italy. Explore breathtaking views such as the famous Leaning Tower, Sistine Chapel, Pompeii and the Colosseum and many more on this amazing tour. Learn More


Caribbean Cruise, February 2023

Cruise the Inaugural Season on the newest class of NCL ships, the Norwegian Prima. Sailing February 12 -19, 2023 round trip from Orlando, Florida. Cruise hosted by Julia & Brad Haege. Learn More Pricing subject to change prior to confirmation.

Independent Special Offers

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Alaska Cruise 2022 

NCL Encore is sailing June 12-19, 2022. Enjoy the beauty of natural wonders and rustic wildlife sightings that makes this Alaska cruise a remarkable experience. Pan for gold, visit a musher camp in Skagway, or feast on fresh salmon are some adventures to do during your cruise. Learn More     Pricing subject to change prior to confirmation.


Bermuda Cruise, July 2022

NCL Joy is set to cruise July 17-24, 2022 to the Royal Navy Dockyard. Package can include round-trip flights to NYC, overnight hotel with stay for 1 or 2 nights, and NYC transfers. Learn More Pricing subject to change prior to confirmation.

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Hawaii Cruise, February 2023

NCL Pride of America cruising round-trip Honolulu Feb 11-18. Ask about our special offer and create a personal package with sightseeing, hotels, and flights. Learn More     Pricing is subject to change prior to confirmation.


Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean , March 20-27, 2022

Sail on Harmony of the Seas packed with non-stop thrills. Like a 10 story plunge down the tallest slide at sea, or a high-flying Zip Line ride. From dawn till dusk, the thrills keep on going. For more info, contact

NCL Pearl 2022

Canada & New England  Sept. 2022

NCL Pearl is set to sail September 30 thru October 6, 2022 from Boston. This fall cruise is one everyone would enjoy from the beautiful fall foilage and exquisite sunsets to exploring natural landscapes and whale watching. Ask us to create a personal package for you with sightseeing, hotel, and flights. Learn More Pricing is subject to change prior to confirmation.


 UK & Europe Cruise     July 3-14,   2022

NCL's Norwegian Star cruising from London to Reykjavik. From forts to fjords this itinerary has it all. Package includes flights to London and home from Rekjavik, London hotel for 1 night & the transfer from ship to airport. Learn More

Italy cruise

Mediterranean & Greek Island Cruise, October 2022

NCL Escape set to cruise October 2-12, round-trip from Rome.  Ask for our special offer and create a personal package with sightseeing, hotels, and flights. Learn More Pricing is subject to change prior to confirmation.


NCL Breakaway

Eastern Caribbean Cruise July 2022       

Explore the Eastern Caribbean for 7 days sailing July 3-10 on NCL Breakaway. Package can include round-trip flights to Miami, Miami Hilton for 1 night, and transfer in Miami. Learn More Pricing subject to change prior to confirmation.


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New Year's Eve 2022 Western Caribbean 

NCL Breakaway is sailing on December 30, 2022 to January 8, 2023. Package can include round-trip air to and from New Orleans, Pre-hotel for one night and transfer from ship to airport if needed.


Honeymoons and destination weddings are our specialty! Let us help you remove the stress from your special trip, we will help you select the ideal trip in your budget and take care of all the details.
Salem Travel also offers a free bridal registry, let your friends and family pay for your trip!

Salem Travel has a long history of escorted group trips.  We invite you to come along.

Cruising with Salem Travel

Salem Travel offers unpublished special offers. Some benefit those who plan ahead, some are for those who discover last minute that they can get away. We will help you find the perfect trip in your travel budget that meets your travel needs. All travel pricing is date specific, we need to know a date window, how long you would like to be away, what you are looking to do on vacation, what type of resort makes you happy, and a trip budget. We can do the rest!