Alumni and Development

Imagine exploring exotic, historic, and exciting parts of the world with your fellow alumni...

You can – thanks to the Drake University National Alumni Association and GoNext Travel.

Take a look at the tours we are offering this year!

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Travel with Drake University:

October 4-13, 2015
Mediterranean Mosaic (Athens to Barcelona)
Price: From $2,999 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
History springs to life as you sail the Mediterranean aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera. Ports of call on the shores of Greece, Italy, Monaco, France and Spain will provide a mosaic of unforgettable experiences.

December 3-11, 2015
Cuban Discovery **
Price: From $5,399 per person, double occupancy (Round trip chartered jet service between Miami and Havana)
Cuba’s turbulent economic and political past and vibrant, culturally rich present unfold on this rare, enriching journey developed for (Your Association). Go Next, Inc. has been issued a People-to-People license by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control that authorizes travelers on this educational program to visit Cuba. In Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santa Clara, meet with locals from artists to teachers, and discover the fascinating history and culture of this captivating nation.

January 23-February 2, 2016
Island Paradise (Rivera Miami returning to Miami)
Price: From $2,699-$5,449 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
From the capital of the Bahamas, and the centerpiece of this island nation since the days of Blackbeard, to volcanic islands surrounded by gorgeous shallow reefs you'll discover a paradise of pristine white-sand beaches and crystalline waters.  Ports of call including the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, St. Barts, Antigua, St. Lucia, and St. Maartan.

January 25-February 4, 2016
Pacific Dreams (Tahiti to Papeete)
Price: From $3,999 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
Experience one of the world's most exotic destinations as Oceania Cruises' graceful Marina takes you to the dreamy islands of the South Pacific.  Begin with a stay in Papeete, Tahiti's lively capital, before sailing to Moorea, touted by Frommer's as the most beautiful island in the world.  Savor the vanilla-scented air on Raiatea; then explore the varied terrain on captivating Nuku Hiva, from black-sand beaches and deep bays to windswept cliffs and majestic waterfalls.

February 6-28, 2016
Alluring Andes and Majestic Fjords (Peru to Buenos Aires)
Price: From $6,999 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
From awe-inspiring fjords and ancient emerald forest to magnificent snow-capped mountains and graceful colonial architecture, take in South America's ever-changing landscapes and enchanting towns.

May 11-21, 2016
Mediterranean Wonders & Waterways (Athens to Venice)
Price: From $3,599-$4,499 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
Join Diane (Anagnos) Caldbeck, ED'72, and Bill Caldbeck, BN'70, as they lead their third annual journey with Drake alumni and friends - a nine-day odyssey of the Adriatic including Greece, Italy and Croatia.  Encounter the Mediterranean's classic wonders and waterways, from idyllic landscapes draped in wildflowers and olive groves to winding canals crossed by gracefully arched bridges.

June 13-24, 2016
Regal Routes (London to Copenhagen)
Price: From $4,099-$4,999 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
Cruise to the heart of northern Europe, where gabled buildings line glassy canals, cobblestone streets lead to flower-filled markets, and spired churches ornament storybook cities.

July 15-25, 2016
Majestic Alaskan Beauty (Seattle returning to Seattle)
Price: From $4,499 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
Discover the majestic beauty of Alaska, an unspoiled wonderland where breathtaking glaciers rise above silver-blue seas, spectacular wildlife abounds, and distant mountains fringe lush, virgin forests.

October 4-15, 2016
Iberian Inspiration (Lisbon to Rome)
Price: From $4,599 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included from select cities)
Explore melting pots with a storied past.  Tour gracious squares and flower-filled parks, to the rare beauty of old-world Spanish charm, and sophisticated Mediterranean flavor.  Ports of Call:  Cadiz, Seville, Malaga, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Marseille, Provence, Monte Carlo, Portofino, Pisa, and Tuscany.

 

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*LAND PRICES ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Questions? Contact Blake Campbell at (515) 271-3077.