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Adventures by the Book

liz fenton & lisa steinke Sunny California Coastal Cruise Adventure

 4 nights round trip Los Angeles on Royal Princess

Royal Princess 4 day to mexico

Close your eyes and imagine it’s the dead of winter, and you are on a fun cruise ship exploring the sunshine and warmth of the California coast. Now imagine that you are on that cruise with two of your favorite authors, bestselling authors Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, and...

Open your eyes! You aren’t dreaming because Adventures by the Book is going to sea and you are invited. Come enjoy 4 nights at sea aboard the Royal Princess, departing out of Los Angeles, California.

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Adventures by the Book Cruise Highlights:

  • Exclusive Networking and Bonding Time with bestselling authors Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke.

  • Welcome Group Cocktail Party.

  • Intimate Dinners every Evening & Farewell Group Dinner.

  • Autographed copy of The Two Lila Bennetts (published by Lake Union Publishing)

  • Day at Sea Group Activities including Author Panel with Q&A.

  • Private Group Shore Excursion in Catalina & Ensenada, (optional/additional charge) more details to come

  • All onboard meals including 24-hour room service.

  • Movies Under the Stars.

  • Broadway Style Production Shows.

  • Las Vegas Style Casino.

  • Lotus Spa®, gym and fitness area.

  • The Sanctuary (retreat for adults).




Ashley Spivey is a career nanny, part-time podcast host and social media activist.  You might remember her from season 15 of The Bachelor with Brad Womack or more recently, being a vocal critic of The Bachelor franchise.  She lives in Manhattan with her sleepy husband, Steve and her dog, Jackson.  Her online bookclub #spiveysclub/@spiveysbookclub (20k members strong!) is her proudest accomplishment because she feels that reading, now more than ever, is so important. You can find her on Instagram/Twitter as @ashleyspivey.

* Ask about optional round trip transportation from San Diego, North County San Diego and the Orange County area to the cruise port!

*Ask about optional round trip transportation from San Diego, North County San Diego and the Orange County area to the cruise port!

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ROYAL PRINCESS: From its breathtaking piazza-style Atrium to the dramatic views from the glass-floored SeaWalk®, Royal Princess is sure to delight. Relax at The Sanctuary, a tranquil haven reserved for adults, watch the mesmerizing Princess WaterColor Fantasy light and water show, or dine on tantalizing cuisine at venues like Crown Grill and more.

DESTINATION: Featuring sun washed beaches, rich culture and fun watersports, Mexico cruises offer special attractions and activities for every traveler. With Princess Cruises, passengers will not only enjoy this stunning destination but also the spectacular entertainment on board, from comedy shows, to folklore performances, and more. Whether traveling as a couple or with your family, embark on a life-changing experience and come back new with vivid memories, great friends, and a new perspective on the world we live in.

Learn all about our exciting cruise on Royal Princess by watching this preview video below:

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Please note that prices are listed per person, non-air cruise-only and based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses of $95 per person are included in the prices listed. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses are subject to change and Princess reserves the right to collect any increases in effect at the time of sailing even if the fare has already been paid in full. Prices are subject to change based on availability. Stateroom views are considered unobstructed unless noted otherwise. Cruise schedule is subject to change. Other items are not included in the cruise fare including, but not limited to: alcoholic and some non-alcoholic drinks, spa and salon services, specialty restaurant dining, WiFi, laundry, shore excursions, travel insurance, purchases made in the onboard stores.

*Additional stateroom categories and locations maybe available – please inquire with your agent to discuss your options.

DECK PLANS: Royal Princess deck plan can be viewed here:

GRATUITIES: Gratuities are not included in the cruise fare and will be added onto the clients bill unless pre-paid with the cruise fare.

Pre-paid gratuities are as follows:

  • $14.50 per person/day for Balcony and below ($58 total per person for 4 day)

  • $15.50 per person/day for Mini-Suites ($62 total per person for 4 day)

  • $16.50 per person/day for Suites ($66 total per person for 4 day)

PASSPORT AND VISAS: A valid passport is required for each participant. Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months after the scheduled return date to the US.


Princess Vacation Protection is available for purchase on all Princess Cruises, Princess Cruisetours, Princess Alaska Land Tours and Princess Canadian Rockies Land Tours, and is available at two levels: Standard or Platinum. Princess Vacation Protection is available for purchase up until final payment for your trip. Princess Vacation Protection is not in effect until the plan cost has been paid to Princess in addition to any required cruise deposits or payments.

Pricing for the vacation protection is based on the trip cost. Avant-Garde Travel strongly encourages the purchase of travel insurance to protect your vacation investment.

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