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NOTE* PLEASE READ THE NEW NO-SHOW POLICY BELOW.

JOIN OUR FREE AND NOW PRIVATE GROUP! In an effort to protect the privacy of members, I recently made the group private. If you would like to receive notifications and participate in all of our local events and international trips, simply join our free group!

WE ARE THE ORIGINAL MAINE TRAVEL MEETUP GROUP FOUNDED IN 2012! !! With a combined membership of over 2000 travel lovers and/or dreamers statewide , we meet on a regular basis to hike, walk, visit wineries, museums and festivals, dine out or partake in other fun activities both indoors and out. After an event we often end up at a local watering hole to chat and exchange travel stories, plans, adventures and dreams. All are welcome! A really fun group of people.

Click here for our upcoming trips! Where would you like to go in 2022 and beyond? I am looking for requests! I can also recommend alternative tours and destinations.. Just ask! http://www.grouptoursite.com/annroy

JOIN US AND TRAVEL WITH FRIENDS! HAVE YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO TRAVEL AND EXPERIENCE THE FOOD AND CULTURE OF THE DESTINATION BUT HAVEN'T HAD ANYONE TO TRAVEL WITH? Would you like to meet other adults with similar interests? We hold frequent local Meetups for members who wish to get together to socialize, and other members simply join the group to get notifications of upcoming trips and that is fine too.

There is no cost or obligation for those who want to participate in local hikes and other adventures, and no pressure to enroll on international tours. Just a really fun group of active people who share similar interests. All are welcome!

JOIN US AND TRAVEL WITH FRIENDS!

*NEW* NO-SHOW POLICY:

Posted 8/26/2021

Please respect the No Show Policy.. Please respect the No Show Policy.. No-shows impact everyone. It is very inconvenient when people do not change their RSVP causing the group to wait for a no show, or worse.. Oftentimes there is a waitlist for an event and if there is a no-show, someone on the waitlist can't go. Or, I have a reservation at a venue and a no-show creates an empty seat. As of now, for the good of the group, I will have to keep track of no shows with consequences after the second time. I understand that extenuating circumstances and honest mistakes can happen to everyone! Rather than asking me to change an RSVP, members are responsible for changing their own RSVPs when they can't come. This is very easily done on the meetup site. Also, depending on the meetup location I am usually available by phone at the last minute so please keep me updated! 207-557-1707

Consequences:

after 2nd no-show.. the member can not attend an event for 1 month

3rd no-show.. the member will be removed from the group.

A member can be reinstated at any time after a conversation with the organizer.

History : Our Trio of Maine Travel Meetups

Maine International Adventure and Travel originally based out of Augusta was founded in 2012, and and in 2014 Not Your Grandma's Travel out of Portland joined us. In 2016 DownEast Adventure and International Travel became the newest member in our group of Maine Travel Meetups. With over 2,500 members across the state and growing every day, we will be able to offer even more opportunity for adventure and travel here and abroad!

Read the article that the Kennebec Journal and Waterville Sentinel did on us!

http://www.kjonline.com/news/allowing-trave... (http://www.kjonline.com/news/allowing-travelers-to-come-together_2013-04-28.html)

EF GoAhead Tours is the company we use to plan and organize our itineraries at this point. We have traveled internationally every year since 2011

NEW! website with links to all of our upcoming trips.. check it out to see all itineraries, pricing etc. Contact me with questions. 207-557-1707 http://www.grouptoursite.com/annroy

PRIOR ADVENTURES: SEE PICTURES OF ALL TRIPS IN THE PHOTO ALBUM SECTION

Iceland: Reykjavik and the Golden Circle: August 2021 (3 members)

Grand Tour of Turkey: October 2019 (10 members)

Provence and the French Riviera: June 2019 (21 members)

Sicily: A Cultural Journey. March 2019. (10 members)

Safari in Tanzania and Kenya: September 2018 (10 members)

Egypt and the Nile: April 2018 (17 members)

London, Normandy and Paris - September 2017- (14 members)

Vienna, Budapest and Prague- September 2017- (7 members)

Peru and Machu Pichu- July 2017 (12 members)

Costa Rica- in Feb 2017 (12 members)

Greek Islands - April 2017 (23 members)

Walking Tour of Ireland- Oct 2016 - (11 members)

Amalfi Coast Walking Tour- April 2016 (23 members)

The National Parks in October 2015 (8 members)

A Week in Tuscany- Sept 2015- ( 11 members)

Walking Tour of Spain Coast and Islands- April 2015 (12 meetup members)

Paris: The City Experience- July 2014 (6 Meetup members)

Tuscany Walking Tour- April 2014 (14 Meetup members)

Walking tour of Ireland - July 2013 (5 members)

Athens and the Islands- April 2013 ...with EF student tours - combined adults and high school students from Waterville and Hall-Dale, including Meetup members)

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