Author Event – Author Signing Cruise – Book Splash

book splash 14 more days

Time is running out to book your cruise!

There are only 14 days left to reserve cabins for our event, The Book Splash.  In 14 days, Royal Caribbean will be closing the booking for our group and we want to make sure everyone who wants to go knows about it and has a chance to register.

Go to their website for all of the details: thebooksplash.blogspot.com

Make your reservations!

Erica, at Big Peach Travel, is ready to take your reservations. You can reach her at (678) 699-3602 or @ erica@bigpeachtravel.com.
Remember if you book your cabin by May 1st your event fee will be $75 instead of the normal price of $150! That’s 50% off and you still get the same goodies:swag bag, entrance into ALL of our events, 2 raffle tickets, and $20 Splash dollars!

About

February 9-13, 2015 For The Love of Books will be hosting THE FIRST OF ITS KIND author event. Come meet and hang out with your favorite authors and cover models. There will be an awards show where you will be able to vote on which authors attending deserve which awards. We will have games, raffles, photo booths, signings, and more!

We also want to give back to the community so a portion of the proceeds of this event will go to a charity that you Splashers will be able to vote on on our Facebook page!

Tickets & Reservations

Big Peach Travel is handling the booking of cabins for The Book Splash. Erica is the agent that will be handling all of us Splashers. You can reach her at (678) 699-3602 or @ erica@bigpeachtravel.com.

Cabin Prices
These prices are for the entire length of the trip and include food, water, and juice. Alcohol and Soda are extra but package deals are available on the cruise ship.
Superior Balcony (Double) $439 per person SOLD OUT next stateroom class up starts @ $459
Ocean View (Double) $329 per person
Inside Stateroom (Double) $279 per person
Taxes and Fees $74.72 per person
Gratuities $48.00 per person
Deposit of $200.00 per stateroom due at booking.
Final Payments are due no later than 11/10/2014
Event Fee
This includes a swag bag, entrance into all of our events, 2 raffle tickets, and $20 Splash dollars.*
The event fee will be $150 and will be billed in June and due by August.
*Splash dollars will be used as currency during the signing.

Attending Authors & Models

Authors
AJ Warner
Amy Miles
AnnaLisa Grant
Ashley Piscitelli
Aurora Rose Reynolds
Chanda Hahn
Chelsea Cameron
Dawn Pendleton
Dawn Robertson
Dawne Walters
EK Blair
Emily Snow
Erika Ashby
Felicia Lynn
Gail McHugh
Hilary Storm
Jay Crownover
Jennifer Foor
Jordan Deen
Magan Vernon
Michelle Valentine
MJ Carnal
MS Willis/Lily White
Rachel Van Dyken
S Moose
Shantel Tessier
SK Hartley
Skye Turner
Tabatha Vargo
TH Snyder
Cover Models
Frankie Guerra
Jacob Wilson
Joshua Sean McCann
Lance Jones
Sam Coy

Events

While we don’t have an exact schedule and we are still planning some AMAZING events here is a list of the the events we know will be scheduled. We will update this once we get schedules finalized.

Author Awards Show
Author Speaking Panels
Book Club Discussion Groups
Game Show Event and Raffles
Author Signing
Cover Model Meet & Greet in the Bahama’s
Private Splashers ONLY Photo Booth…with props🙂

Ship Info

We will be cruising on Royal Caribbeans Vision class ship Enchantment of the Seas.

Port Cities

We leave from Port Canaveral, Florida on February 9th, 2015 and travel to CocoCay, Bahamas and Nassau, Bahamas and then return to Port Canaveral, Florida on February 13th, 2015. If the fact that they are in the Bahamas and the average temperature is in the 70’s isn’t enough here is a little more information about these cities.

CocoCay, Bahamas

Surrounded by the gentle, translucent waters of the Bahamas chain lies the secluded island of CocoCay®, an eco-certified private destination. Reserved exclusively for cruise ship guests, this 140-acre tropical paradise was awarded a Gold-Level Eco-Certification by Sustainable Travel International™ for its environmentally friendly activities and tours. With its white-sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, CocoCay is a wonderland of adventures. Explore new aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to just sit back, relax and enjoy a tropical drink.

Fun Things to Do
* Rent waverunners, canoes, wet suits, kayaks, snorkeling equipment and floating beach mats
* Caylana’s Aqua Park-who doesn’t want to play on a huge floating playground?
* Organized activites including snorkeling, parasailing, glass bottom boat tour, and scuba diving
* Relax on the beach in a hammock, a beach chair, or enjoy the warmth of the sand.
* Various eco tours

All charges in CocoCay will be charged to the guests shipboard account.

To book shore & land excursions in CocoCay click here.
For more information check out this photo tour and commentary by Beyond Ships.

Nassau, Bahamas

For a city now known for its warming sun and balmy breezes, Nassau has a tumultuous past. First settled by the English, the area was contested by England, France and Spain. For many years, Nassau was a home base for notorious pirates, and it was burned to the ground by the Spanish three different times. Since 1740, however, visitors from all over the world in search of both relaxation and adventure have made Nassau their favorite destination.

Fun Things To Do
*Visit the luxurious hotel, Atlantis in Paradise Island.
*Dolphin encounters
*A short boat ride away is Blackbeard’s Cay-a semi private island with the Stingray Adventure.
*Take a tour of Fort Charlotte and the Pirates of Nassau Museum.
*Visit Predator Lagoon and see sharks, barracuda, and many more creatures of the deep.
*Dive excursion exploring a shrunken wreck.
*Glass bottom boat tours.

Local currency is the Bahamian dollar (BSD). U.S. dollars, traveler’s checks and credit cards are widely accepted.

To book land & shore excursions through Royal Caribbean go here. You can also wait to see what local tours are available at the port.
For more information check out this photo tour and commentary by Beyond Ships.

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