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Tuesday, December 6, 2011
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Can You Get A Good Night Sleep Sitting Up?
One of the most frequently asked question put to us about overseas travel is Can you getting a good, restful sleep while sitting up? In the next few weeks there will be a lot of travelers that will put this question to the test.
Wither you are traveling by air, train, motor coach, car the answer is yes. As long as you are able to get comfortable and recline slightly, you can get a good restful sleep as you would lying down. However, sleeping upright does present some concerns. Sitting motionless with bent limbs for more than a couple of hours can lead to the development of deep vein thrombosis, a type of blood clotting in the large veins which can be fatal. For this reason, you should remember to stretch your legs or shift positions periodically.
Sleep experts suggest sitting back at an angle of at least 40 degrees. Do not drink alcoholic beverages or use sleeping pills that may immobilize your legs. Walk around any chance you get and drink plenty of water so you do not get dehydrated. Use a travel neck pillow and remember you might need a pillow for back support.
Follow these few suggestion for a better travel night sleep.
Our Winter Break Weekend
The Travel Club presents their semi-annual "Winter Break Weekend" scheduled for January 27 - January 29, 2012 Weekend. We will be staying at the Treetops Resort located in Gaylord, Michigan. There you will be able to enjoy several optional winter activities available on site such as downhill & cross country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking and tubing.
The package includes a 2 night stay in a Standard Room or a Jacuzzi suite, 2 Breakfasts, and all taxes. Optional Transportation from Detroit to Gaylord provided for an additional $30.00 per person. The double occupancy rate for the weekend begins at $199.00 per person. There is a package for those outside the metro Detroit area.
This is a great resort to take the whole family. For more information or to sign up Winter Break Weekend or call our office at 248-237-4969.
Sign Up For Leelanau Get - A - Way Weekend.
The Mahogany Tasters brings you this exciting adventure "Leelanau Get-A-Way Weekend" departing Detroit, Michigan on Friday April 20th and returning Sunday, April 22, 2012.
This tour includes: Round trip, restroom equipped motor coach transportation, 2 night hotel accommodations, 6 wineries, 2 breakfast meals, cigar & cognac mixer, taxes and gratuities..
This is a trip you do not want to miss. This tour will provide you with relaxation, education, scenery as well as good wine, food & company.
For more information visit Leelanau Get-A-Way weekend or call 248-237-4969.
Sign Up Today For Wine 101 Tour
The Mahogany Tasters are partnering with our University for a day of fun as we conduct our Wine 101 Class traveling to Frankenmuth, Michigan. The travel date is Saturday, March 24, 2012 beginning at 9:00 AM
There are 2 Winery stops to practice the wine etiquette you just learned. This is a very interactive class. After the Winery visits you will have enough free time to stroll historic Frankenmuth Business district and enjoy one of their world famous Chicken dinners.
If you do not want to visit the wineries, you can have 3 hours of power shopping at Birch Run Outlet Mall.
This tour includes: Round trip, restroom equipped motor coach transportation departing from Detroit to Frankenmuth, Michigan, the mall or winery stops.
To register visit WINE 101 TOUR or Contact us right away by calling 248-237-4969. This tour sold out early last year so register today.
Other Travel Club News...
2nd Saturday Tasting at Tom's On December 10th.
Everyone is welcome to join us at Tom's Oyster Bar in Downtown Detroit on Saturday, December 10th starting at 3:00 PM. The focus this month are Mulled Wines. There will be alcohol free beverages for tastings along with hot appetizers.
Our special guest will be author Dr. Frances Anderson-Hewitt. discussing her new book "What's Up Doc?"
Tickets For The Next Dinner & A Movie Fundraiser On Sale.
Make plans to join us on Saturday, January 14, 2012 for a Dinner & Movie Fundraiser at 5:00PM. The movie selected is "Joyful Noise" which tells the story of an unlikely partnership between two strong-minded women (Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton) who are forced to work together to save a small town Gospel Choir after budget cuts threaten to shut them down.
Deadline for purchasing tickets is December 17, 2011. Reserve seating will be assigned in the order payment is received. Seating is limited. This showing is guaranteed to sell out quickly so make your purchase early.
Enter To Win Movie Screening Passes Courtesy of TCA Travel Club
If you enjoy the movie going experience or just want to see some of the latest films, enter our contest for free movie screening passes courtesy of TCA Travel Club. You do not have to be a member to win.
If you live within 100 miles of any of the cities listed, you can win. Only one entry per person but you can pass this around to all of your friends to increase your chances.
If you plan to purchase a Kindle Fire, please visit our website and click the Kindle ad. This will help TCA Travel Club. This makes a great Christmas gift. You can order online and have it delivered before Christmas. Visit Kindle Fire right now for details.
Another great Christmas gift this season is a pair of Dinner & Movie Tickets for the movie Joyous Noise opening Friday, January 13th. These tickets are now on sale. You can have them delivered by Christmas too. Purchase today because these tickets will not last.
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