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About Sunny Scottsdale Singles Week

Join STI for a Sunny Week in Scottsdale, Arizona! Enjoy a guided city tour, delicious food, exciting nightlife and shopping with fellow singles, all while surrounded by the stunning mountain views, 5 swimming pools and lush grounds of our Resort hotel!

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Join Singles Travel International for a relaxing and luxurious week-long vacation in sunny Scottsdale! We will stay at the upscale Scottsdale Plaza Resort, located just a short ride from the famous Old Town area. The resort offers 5 pools, walking trails, on-site dining, a lounge and even a pool bar! Take advantage of the full-service salon and Spa, tennis courts and complimentary local (5-mile) shuttle service. During this week, you’ll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the world-class amenities at our resort and also have the opportunity to take some private guided tours that Singles Travel has hand-selected for you!

Our week begins with a delicious welcome dinner at a local restaurant. During the week, we’ll gather together for a half-day tour through Scottsdale and Phoenix and also for a half-day Apache Trail Scenic Road Tour with lunch.  The week comes to an end with a fabulous multi-course farewell dinner at one of Old Town’s best restaurants, but in between there is plenty of fun to be had! Scottsdale has something for everyone, whether you love to shop, eat well or play golf or hike.

“We strongly encourage all our members to check the latest travel recommendations by the US State Department, CDC and air carriers to review the latest information for travel risks in order to make an informed decision about their travel safety.  See our FAQ section for more information.”

INCLUSIVE FEATURES OF OUR TOUR:

  • 8 Nights Accommodations at the 4-Star Scottsdale Plaza Resort
    • 5 heated swimming pools in our desert oasis!
    • On-site Dining, lounge and Pool Bar**
    • Full-Service Salon and Spa**
    • 24 Hour Fitness Center
    • Tennis Courts
    • Walking Trails
    • Local 5-Mile Shuttle
  • (8) Breakfasts
  • Welcome Dinner in Old Town
  • Farewell Dinner at Citizen Public House – 3-courses and a glass of wine at an award-winning favorite in Scottsdale!
  • INCLUDED Private Guided Tour of Scottsdale and Phoenix
  • INCLUDED Private Guided Apache Trail Scenic Tour
  • Optional Full Day (10 Hour) Trip to Sedona and Montezuma’s Castle on Monday, Nov. 8**
  • Optional Old Town Scottsdale Evening Foodie Walking Tour on Tuesday, Nov. 9**
  • Optional Sedona Vortex Hike & Healing Tour on Wednesday, Nov. 10**
  • Optional Sedona Food & Wine Tasting Tour on Thursday, Nov. 10**
  • Optional VIP Plane/Heli/Boat Tour at the Grand Canyon on Nov. 11**
  • Hotel Taxes, Gratuities for Housecleaning

UNIQUE STI BENEFITS:

  • Carefully selected Covid-safe hotel and tour vendors!!
  • NEW Small Group USA Tour (maximum 20 people!)
  • Singles Travel International Professional Concierge commitment to an exceptional member experience assures that you get the most from your experience.
  • Customized Activities Calendar exclusive to our group!
  • Camaraderie of Adventurous Singles who Enjoy Life!
  • Roommate Matching Saving You Lots of Money!
  • Breakfast Club each morning
  • Virtual Pre-Trip Get-Together to plan excursions and more!
  • Free Membership to SingleLife.Today, our 365 online community for singles ages 50+
  • Private and Secure Chat Reserved Exclusively for Members on Your Vacation
  • STI will provide a complimentary KN95 mask and personal size hand sanitizer to each member on our tour
  • COVID-19 safe travel protocols – Reference our Travel with Confidence Promise 
  • Fit & Willing to Travel Commitment signed by all members assures a mutually respectful environment surrounding COVID-19 safety

* Hotel accommodations are subject to change at any time at the discretion of STI and we reserve the option to swap for a similar property for any reason, at any time.

Inclusive features are subject to revision at the discretion of STI. Ages listed are not meant as a restriction, but are simply used as a guideline. Singles Travel International does not guarantee the number of guests, ages or ratios.

 

Itinerary

Sat, Nov 6:  Scottsdale, Arizona – Arrival and Welcome Dinner
Sun, Nov 7:  Scottsdale, Arizona – INCLUDED: Half-Day City Tour of Phoenix and Scottsdale
Mon, Nov 8:  Scottsdale, Arizona – Optional Full-Day Day Tour to Sedona and Montezuma’s Castle (8-10 hrs.)
Tues, Nov 9:  Scottsdale, Arizona – Free Day    Optional: Old Town Foodie Walking Tour (5:30pm)  
Wed, Nov 10:  Scottsdale, Arizona – Optional : Sedona “Vortex Hike & Healing” Tour (8 hrs.) Optional Sedona Food & Wine Tasting Tour (8 hrs.)
Thurs, Nov 11:  Scottsdale, Arizona – Optional: VIP Plane/Heli/Boat Trip to Grand Canyon(12 hrs.)  
Fri, Nov 12:  Scottsdale, Arizona -FREE DAY
Sat, Nov 13:  Scottsdale, Arizona – INCLUDED: Apache Road Scenic Tour (5 hrs.) and Farewell Dinner
Sunday, Nov 14:  Scottsdale, Arizona – Departure
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Tour Begins in Scottsdale November 6, 2021
Tour Ends in Scottsdale November 14, 2021

Day 1 – Saturday – November 6

Welcome Dinner

Arrive at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and transfer, on your own, to our hotel.

Once settled in your room, take a walk around the resort property and get familiar with all of the amenities before we depart for dinner. Veneto Trattoria offers authentic Italian fare in a traditional trattoria setting.

After enjoying a delicious 3-course meal, venture out and explore the vibrant nightlife! The area is packed full of sports bars, country western bars, dance clubs, and live music!

Day 2 – Sunday – November 7

Included Tour of Scottsdale and Phoenix 

Enjoy a hot breakfast at the hotel before we depart on a half-day tour through Scottsdale and Phoenix. Together, we will see downtown Phoenix, the time-honored Arizona capitol building, Old Town Scottsdale and the historic Biltmore architecture as we tour the Valley of the Sun. Check out the surrounding sights of famous architecture and modern art set against the stunning desert views of the Sonoran.

After our tour, the rest of the day/night is ours to enjoy at leisure.

Day 3 – Monday– November 8

FREE DAY – or – Optional Full-Day Tour to Sedona and Montezuma’s Castle 

Optional Tour: Sit back, relax and enjoy our scenic ride, through the high plateaus, to Montezuma Castle National Monument. The well-preserved dwellings, built into the side of a cliff, were used by the Sinagua people between approximately 1100 and 1425 AD. Next, we take the short ride to Sedona for Gorgeous red rock sightseeing and shopping, before wrapping up the day up and returning to our hotel.

For those who want to stick around the area, there is plenty to see and do! Our more adventurous members should conquer the hiking trail to the top of Camelback Mountain. We must warn: this hike is not for the beginner, but the views from the top are breathtaking — Don’t forget your camera! Looking for more of a relaxed experience? Take a soak in one of the pools or a walk on one of the trails, at the resort, or hop on the shuttle in to town for some lunch and shopping.

Day 4 – Tuesday – November 9

FREE DAY – or – Optional Evening Foodie Walking Tour of Old Town

Day 5 – Wednesday– November 10

FREE DAY – or – Optional Full-Day “Sedona Vortex Hike & Healing Tour” – or – “Sedona Food & Wine Tasting Tour” 

Day 6 – Thursday– November 11

FREE DAY – or – Optional VIP Plane/Heli/Boat Tour to the Grand Canyon

Day 7 – Friday– November 12

Included: “Apache Road Scenic Tour”: Travel back in time on Arizona’s infamous Apache Trail. The Superstition Mountains offer scenic beauty and the chance to see many of the plants and animals that survive in this harsh but spectacular environment. You will see Canyon Lake, explore the mountains famous for “The Lost Dutchman,” Jacob Waltz. Teddy Roosevelt called The Apache Trail “one of the most spectacular, best-worth-seeing sights in the world.”

This historic road covers some of the most rugged terrain in Arizona. The land surrounding the road rises steeply to the north to form the Four Peaks Wilderness Area and to the south to form the Superstition Wilderness Area. The Superstitions have drawn people for thousands of years, and its innermost canyons harbor springs and thousand-year-old Indian ruins. Steep-sided canyons, rock outcroppings and magnificent geologic formations are all along the road. Includes lunch with 1 non-alcoholic drink and live music.

 

Day 8 – Saturday – November 13

FREE DAY! Tonight we’ll have a set multi-course dinner at Citizen Public house, one of the most popular restaurants in Scottsdale and known for the delicious original chopped salad. Say farewell to new friends and sunny Arizona with a night cap at a local bar before heading back to the resort.

Day 9 – Sunday – November 14

Check out and Transfer to the Airport

This morning we will have our final breakfast in Scottsdale before we check out and transfer, on our own, to the airport.

*Note: Itinerary, restaurants and activities are subject to change at the discretion of the local operators, venues and municipalities to preserve the overall quality of the program. Singles Travel International is not responsible for the consequences of any changes and no compensation will be paid for any such changes.

 

FAQs

Once you make your online reservation, an STI reservation specialist will contact you to review and recommend additional services. Depend on them for assistance with airfare, proper protection, pre and post tour services. Once that step is complete, you will receive a final invoice from us confirming your reservation details.

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INSURANCE:
Travel Insurance is available through Travel Guard and we sent you a quote regarding travel insurance after reserving your vacation.  If you have any questions, Travel Guard’s professional, expert agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us today if you have not received your Travel Guard quote or CLICK HERE to go directly to Travel Guard and request a policy quote. It only takes a few minutes.

FINAL PREPARATION
Your “Final Vacation Details & Meetup Information” including transportation and how to meet up with the group will be available on the YOUR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS button on the left navigation bar on the trip site, 21 days prior to trip start date.

Questions and comments after you have reserved your vacation are addressed promptly when you send a message to us at service@singlestravelintl.com.

The tour begins in Scottsdale, Arizona on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, and ends in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Therefore the trip is 8 nights/9 days.

Although STI is committed to keep our members informed regarding the current status of our partner-vendor policies, you are ultimately responsible for your health and well-being when making travel decisions. We  strongly encourage all our members to check the latest travel recommendations by the US State Department, CDC, World Health Organization (WHO) and air carriers to review the latest information for travel risks so they make informed decision about their travel safety.

**For those who make the personal decision to travel and in order to assure a mutually respectful environment surrounding Covid-19 safety, each member will need to sign a Fit & Willing to Travel Commitment. Please familiarize yourself with our other new protocols by CLICKING HERE.

A deposit is due at time of reservation, and final payment is due on July 7, 2021.

We’ve made paying your balance online as easy as 1-2-3! You’ll be able to see your balance directly within your STI profile. Under the shopping cart icon, choose “Reservations and Payments” from the drop down to view your dashboard.

To see how to use this NEW reservation and payment feature, watch this quick VIDEO. You may also call us at 877-765-6874 ext. 4 and provide us with your preferred payment information.

If you make a reservation after July 7, 2021, full payment will be automatically charged at time of reservation and penalties will apply.

Yes. All cancellations must be made in writing to Singles Travel International (submit to service@singlestravelintl.com) and are subject to the following terms:

*NO RISK DEPOSIT! A full refund will be given for any cancellations made prior to July 7, 2021, less a $75.00 future trip credit.

*After July 7, 2021 – any cancellations or “no-shows” – 100% penalty.

Allow 90 days for a refund as suggested by our vendor and subject to change at any time. All refunds will be made via company check.

Note that if you elect to take a roommate and he/she cancels after our cut off date, we will do everything to find a new match. However, if no match is found, the difference in cost for a single cabin/room is the responsibility of the guest who cancels. No refund will be given to the guest who cancels, regardless of cruise or tour company policy as stated above. Singles Travel International is not responsible for costs related to cancellations after our cut-off date.

We recommend that you arrive at The Scottsdale Plaza Resort by 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021.

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort

7200 N. Scottsdale Rd.

Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Phone: 1-800-619-5161

Singles Travel International is a vacation event company that plans singles events and markets our events at our expense to create a “singles only” experience. We do not allow guests to join the group unless the reservation has been made by STI. Our policy is firm for tours and cruises, as well as pre and post trip hotel stays. Members and friends that “show up” will not be allowed to participate without paying an equivalent fee to the rest of the group that made the reservation with STI. Your credit card on file will automatically be charged.

Yes! Singles Travel International is the only singles vacation company that features a travel community where members may send messages to one another at any time. Once you make a reservation, you are invited to post messages on the trip chat, which is great for finding out more about your fellow travel companions, coordinating taxi shares, setting up tours and more. Your trip chat is accessible from the trip page. Ask your STI Reservation Guide for assistance.

Our program includes live, online connections with your travel companions before you depart and RSVP for each event is available on our sister community www.SingleLife.Today.  Be sure to register today so that you don’t miss out on anything!

In order to accommodate singles from all over the world, our tours and cruises are priced as land only. Therefore, airfare is additional. Singles Travel International is a licensed ticketing agency and oftentimes has low negotiated fares.

To make the most of your weekend, we recommend that you arrive by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, and depart anytime on Sunday, Nov 14, 2021. Note that Scottsdale is served by the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

The least expensive transportation is the Sky Harbor Airport Shuttle. The shared cost is approximately $21 each way (subject to increase). Taxis are available outside each terminal and rates are approximately $30-$35 each way per car. Post a message on the chat and find another member to share a ride.

Our tour does not include airfare, transfers, lunches and 6 dinners. You are responsible for alcoholic beverages (except when included in STI events), incidentals such as laundry and phone calls, plus gratuities to STI staff ($15 per day) and local guides.

Absolutely. Our site is so popular that we guarantee to find a roommate for you or the single room is on us! In order to take advantage of our offer, you must be paid in full by July 15, 2020. We may still be able to match you after this date, call us for options. Of course, single accommodations are available at an additional rate.

Optional pre and post cruise/tour stays are not eligible for the guarantee. Chances are excellent that we’ll find you a match, but if no match found by 30 days prior to departure, member pays the single supplement.

Please contact your preferred carrier directly to make your reservation. If Singles Travel International issues a promotional economy fare, granting of frequent flyer credit is entirely at the airline’s discretion. If the flights are eligible, to ensure you earn frequent flyer credit from the airline, give your frequent flyer account number when you check in for your flights. In addition, save your boarding passes and the passenger receipt from your airline ticket. You may need to submit these to the airline (not to Singles Travel International) to claim any credit allowed.

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort sits on 40 lush acres of palm trees, elegant Spanish Mission-inspired architecture, fragrant gardens filled with desert flowers and stunning views of Camelback and Mummy Mountain. The resort offers five pools, a full-service salon and day spa, pool bar, lounge, dining, tennis courts and walking trails.

 

Of course not. You will be pleased to find out that nearly 90% of our guests on every trip sign up and have never met anyone before joining the group. In 27 years, we have perfected the singles vacation experience. It is paramount that our guests meet each other right away and have opportunities to mingle every day. From the moment you join our tour, our heroes, the STI Travel Concierge team is waiting to meet you. Our first day begins with a get together and the camaraderie builds as we go along.

Our “Baby Boomer” vacations cater to singles in their 50s and 60s but you will often meet singles ranging anywhere from 45-75. We generally have a ratio of 60/40, women to men. As a travel club, matchmaking is not our focus. Ages listed on our page are not restricted. They are simply used as a guideline. We offer an opportunity for single travelers to see the world in the company of other singles and do not guarantee ratios or ages.

We recommend that you meet the members of the STI Community online, where you may view and interact with members via “Who’s Going” on every trip page. This is the best way to find out exactly who will be on your vacation.

We encourage our members to complete their personal profiles including a photo. Knowing who’s on the trip in advance makes socializing before and during your vacation easier and more fun.

Gorgeous! You may expect sunny days with daytime temperatures to be in the mid 70s. Evening temperatures are generally in the mid 50s.

There is no baggage limit at the hotel.

Currently, most airlines will allow you to check one bag, weighing 40 pounds, for a fee. In addition you may carry-on one bag plus a personal item such as a purse or briefcase. Please check with your air carrier for up-to-the minute regulations and fees for checked baggage.

Remember to bring comfortable shoes and a jacket for evenings. Casual attire is acceptable throughout the weekend. However, you may want to bring something dressy for dinner on the 1st and last night.

Packing Tips: Take only what you need; don’t over pack. Save room for souvenirs and purchases. Pack flat and full to avoid wrinkling. Bring wardrobe basics; mix and match around one or two colors. Don’t pack anything valuable, fragile or perishable. Label your luggage with an outside tag, and place an identification card inside each suitcase.

Essential Items: We highly recommend that you bring the following items.

– A great attitude and an open mind.
– A good, comfortable pair of broken-in walking shoes.
– A pair of shoes for restaurants (loafers, sandals, etc).
– Collapsible umbrella and/or lightweight raingear.
– Ladies may wish to bring an evening wrap and gentlemen a nicer jacket for evening wear if planning a gourmet dinner.
– Sunglasses, sun block, sun hat or visor.
– Toiletries: all your daily essentials.
– Prescription medications: sufficient supply for the entire trip plus legible written prescription in case of loss. Keep medications in their original, labeled container. Always pack your medications in your carry-on bag!
– Eyeglasses, contacts, contact lens solution. You may want to bring along a written prescription for your eyewear in case of loss.
– Over the counter medications: cold remedy, aspirin/pain reliever, antacid/stomach upset remedy, Band-Aids, anti-bacterial medication.
– Travel alarm clock with illuminated face.
– Small, Swiss Army type utility knife. Remember to pack this in your checked luggage!
– Travel journal/notepad and reading material.
– Home address book (iphone, blackberry) for sending postcards. A useful tip to avoid bringing your entire address book is to pre-write names and addresses of people to whom you want to send postcards on sheets of self-adhesive labels. It saves time and space in your luggage.
– Small, basic sewing kit with a few extra buttons. Remember to pack scissors in your checked bag!
– Photography Equipment: Bring a sufficient supply of batteries.

Insurance: Travel Insurance is not mandatory, but, based on our experience, we highly recommend it. In addition to direct access immediately upon completing your purchase, you will receive a quote from Travel Guard regarding travel insurance after reserving your vacation.

When selecting a travel insurance policy, we recommend that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses including emergency evacuation and repatriation. We also strongly recommend that the policy cover personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects.

If you have any questions, Travel Guard professional, expert agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us, if you have not received your quote within 3 days, or CLICK HERE to go directly to Travel Guard and request a policy quote. It only takes a few minutes.

Questions and comments after you have reserved your vacation are addressed promptly when you send a message to us at service@singlestravelintl.com.

Your “Final Vacation Details & Meetup Information” including transportation and how to meet up with the group will be available on the YOUR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS button on the left navigation bar on the trip site, 21 days prior to trip start date.

Our office is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. In an emergency after hours, please contact Tammy Weiler at 815-715-6998.

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Linda

After 25 years in Corporate America, I decided to take my exceptional customer service skills on the road. My first season managing Tours was in Alaska and it was a blast! It was then and there that I realized I had found my calling. Boy did I wish I had done this sooner in my life. As the newest Singles Travel International Concierge, I have devoted my life to encouraging and empowering people to take risks, go out and have fun through travel. So, Let’s go have some fun!!!

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