Travel Tails

Traveling is a way to relax, grow and now, help our animals! One of our long time supporters and volunteers, Sharon Bonnett has partnered with Collette Vacations to create vacations that not only allow you to see the world but help our shelter at the same time.

All tours are managed through international tour provider COLLETTE. Any of COLLETTE’S 200 tours can be booked through Travel Tails Tours and the New Nodaway Humane Society will benefit. Travel Tails Tours donates 100% of its commission to the New Nodaway Humane Society. Discounts are available for early registrations.

Transportation is provided from Maryville and from St. Joseph to the airport in Kansas City. Flights can be booked, however, from any major U.S. airport.

For more information, contact Sharon Bonnett by
phone: 660.582.0613 (home) or 660.541.2467 (cell)
or email:

Travel Tails Tours presents…
Exciting Travel Opportunities for 2018 & 2019

Classic Danube
Classic Danube
featuring a 7-night Danube River Cruise
September 13 – 23, 2018 | from $3,199 per person

Highlights: Embark on a relaxing cruise along the scenic Danube River. Your lovely state-of-the-art craft offers a special treat – unlimited wine at every dinner.


Islands of New England
Islands of New England
September 20 – 27, 2018 | from $2,349 per person

Highlights: Tour New England’s sandy beaches, majestic coasts, rolling surf and quaint towns with charming cobblestone streets. Visit Boston and Providence, the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, the lively artist colony of Provincetown, and the beautiful islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.


Classic Danube
The Northern Lights of Finland
January 24 – 31, 2019 | from $3,599 per person

Highlights: Set off to explore Finland and go in search of the shimmering Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). Overnight surrounded by wilderness in a glass igloo and a Finnish log cabin. Mush your way to breakfast in a Finnish sleigh, and lead your own dog sled team. One dynamic experience follows another on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Finland.


Classic Danube
Canyon Country
featuring Arizona & Utah
March 15 – 20, 2019 | from $2,349 per person

Highlights: A journey through Canyon Country brings you into a colorful world of stunning southwestern vistas and the unique topography of three national parks: Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyon. Spend a night on the South Rim of the magnificent Grand Canyon. Then it’s off to the neon-lit spectacle of Las Vegas.


Classic Danube
Springtime Tulip River Cruise
featuring Dutch & Belgian Waterways
April 11 – 19, 2019 | from $2,999 per person

Highlights: Experience the color and glory of spring on this leisurely river cruise through Holland and Belgium. Visit the expansive tulip fields of Keukenhof Gardens, home to more than 7 million tulips! Explore Kinderdijk, and see Holland’s largest concentration of windmills. Enjoy a canal cruise in the heart of Amsterdam.


Classic Danube
Exploring Scotland & Ireland
featuring Northern Ireland
April 24 – May 6, 2019 | from $2,999 per person

Highlights: Bask in the warm Celtic culture and majestic scenery of two remarkable lands. Cruise famed Loch Ness and explore the haunting ruins of Urquhart. Visit Ireland’s bustling capital city of Dublin and tour historic Christchurch Cathedral. Enjoy two nights in an iconic Irish castle hotel.


Classic Danube
Italy’s Treasures: Art, Food & Wine of Italy
featuring Venice, Rome and Florence
Mid June, 2019 | from $2,899 per person

Highlights: The romance of Italy comes to life. Visit a winery in the countryside and learn the secrets of Tuscan cuisine when you participate in a cooking lesson. Wander the streets of Bologna and taste some of the area’s specialty foods. Spend two wonderful nights in Venice. These are Italy’s treasures.


Other destinations available via the World Connect Program

Collette has been offering world-wide travel for nearly 100 years. Now, through the World Connect Program, Collette and Travel Tails Tours can take you on your choice of nearly 200 tours across seven continents and the New Nodaway Humane Society will benefit!

Just go to and choose your tour. Next, contact our tour coordinator, Sharon Bonnett and she’ll do the rest.

Collette’s World Connect program takes you to the world and helps you create memories for a lifetime.

For more information, contact Sharon Bonnett by
phone: 660.582.0613 (home) or 660.541.2467 (cell)
or email:

* Rate is per person, based on double occupancy and includes land, air from Kansas City Intl Airport, fuel and tax, and hotel transfers. ** Early booking savings is valid on air inclusive-tours only. Pricing is based on a minimum of 10 passengers traveling on the same air schedule from the game gateway. Airfare: For your convenience, we offer airfare for purchase with all tour packages. If you purchase an air-inclusive program, your airfare will be quoted inclusive of all fuel, taxes and fees. Your rates are subject to change until paid in full. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight or departure date. Checked Baggage Charges: Some airlines may impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage. Please contact your airline or refer to its website for detailed information regarding your airline’s checked baggage policies.