Thursday, June 26, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 26 2014

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for June 26th 2014 through July 2nd 2014 - 1 USD = 104.34 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

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Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 19 2014

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for June 19th 2014 through June 25th 2014 - 1 USD = 104.34 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

jrrail.jpg

Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

2015 Tulip Time River Cruises Early Booking Discount

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No European vacation is complete without a trip to the land of tulips, windmills, cheese, Delftware, and of course, the Dutch Masters. On our Tulip Time Cruise, you’ll journey through the Netherlands and discover its rich history and culture, pastoral scenery and charming Dutch towns. You’ll also have the opportunity to tour some of Belgium’s most exciting cities like Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent and Bruges.

Book soon to take advantage of our 5% Early Booking Discount on all 2015 departures!

Tulip Time Cruise (Dutch & Belgian Waterways)

7-night cruise roundtrip from Amsterdam

2015 Embarkation Dates: March 24, 25, 31;
April 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 May 4, 6
Aboard the AmaLyra, AmaSonata or the AmaCerto
5% Early Booking Discount if booked by July 31, 2014

NEW in 2015! Tulips & Beer Cruise
Our itineraries are designed to show you the best parts of a destination, but when we combine that with a thematic focus at no additional cost, it makes for a truly unique and in-depth cultural experience. Our newest theme cruise, Tulips & Beer has everything we love about our
Tulip Time Cruise itinerary, plus these special highlights:

  • A variety of Dutch and Belgian beers | Regional cuisine and delicacies
  • Special beer-themed excursions | A decadent beer pairing dinner
  • Brewery tours (including a Dutch windmill brewery)
  • Onboard discussions & tastings hosted by beer connoisseur and author, Don Russell.

Tulips & Beer Cruise (Dutch & Belgian Waterways)
7-night cruise roundtrip from Amsterdam
2015 Embarkation Date: March 31
Aboard the AmaLyra
5% Early Booking Discount if booked by July 31, 2014

Contact us to book an AMA Waterways river cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

About AmaWaterways

Founded in 2002 by river cruise pioneer Rudi Schreiner, river cruise executive Kristin Karst and founder of Brendan Vacations, Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Main, Mosel and Rhône rivers. Known for its custom-designed ships, extensive complimentary amenities and personalized service levels, AmaWaterways consistently leads the way in river cruising. Whether you join us on the great waterways of Europe, Russia, Africa or the storied Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia, you are sure to capture an experience of a lifetime with an AmaWaterways river cruise vacation.

Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a Category E stateroom unless stated otherwise. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. If applicable, single supplement waived offer does not apply to A+, AA+, or Suites. Promotional rates are valid on select sailings only. 5% Early Booking Discount is valid until July 31, 2014 on cruises in 2015, is discounted off the cruise only fare and is not applicable towards Group bookings. Other restrictions may apply. Offers are not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, are limited to availability, are capacity controlled and are subject to change or termination without notice. Total savings shown may include value of multiple discounts and upgrades and is an example of a savings amount only. If applicable, any onboard credit amount mentioned is per stateroom (single occupancy receives half the amount). If applicable, any complimentary stateroom upgrade mentioned applies to one category upgrade only based on availability, for like-to-like categories (i.e. window to window, French balcony to French balcony, twin balcony to twin balcony), and excludes suites. Port charges, land programs, roundtrip airfare, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 5 2014

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for June 5th 2014 through June 11th 2014 - 1 USD = 103.96 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

jrrail.jpg

Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Friday, May 30, 2014

Dads and Grads Celebration Sale starts June 5th!

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Here’s the perfect idea as a gift for Dad on Father’s Day or sending a special graduate on the perfect graduation vacation!

Princess Cruises is offering up to 35% off over 100 Fall & Winter cruises during the Dads & Grads Celebration Sale. This year, celebrate life’s greatest occasions, from Father’s Day to graduations, with Princess Cruises®!

What’s more, the brand new Regal Princess® has Caribbean voyages on sale too! You can be a part of her maiden Caribbean season!

Explore the Caribbean islands where pirates once roamed or take in the sites and culinary delights of the New England coast. Or join in the festivities and fun in the sun of the California Coast and Mexico!

PLUS, if you book by June 19th, Princess will give you up to $100 to spend onboard to use towards a relaxing massage in the Lotus Spa or a refreshing drink or two at the bar.

Get up to 35% off!
4-day Caribbean cruises
now from only $279*

Get up to20% off!
7-day Regal Princess® Caribbean cruises
now from only $599*

Get up to 25% off!
7-day California Coastal cruises
now from only $549*

Get up to 10% off!
7-day Canada & New England cruises
now from only $899*

Contact us to book a Princess Cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page to book cruises around the world.

^Free onboard spending money is in the form of an onboard credit. Up to $100 USD onboard credit per stateroom applies to select sailings and varies according to category booked and sailing duration. Deposits made under this promotion are non-refundable and non-transferable. Past guests may qualify for lower fares than those advertised that do not combine with the Onboard Credit offer.

*Up to 35% off is based on a discount off applicable Launch Fares on a space available basis at time of booking on select sailings only. Launch Fares are offering fares and may not have been in effect for the past 90 days or resulted in actual sales in all categories. Intermediate discounts may have been taken and fares may remain at discounted levels after this promotion. Fares apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space-available basis at time of booking. Fares for other categories, sailings and cruisetours may vary. Fares are per person, non-air, cruise- or cruisetour-only, based on double occupancy and apply to the first two guests in a stateroom. These fares do not apply to singles or third/fourth-berth guests. Taxes, Fees, Port Expenses and Fuel Supplements of up to $145 are additional and subject to change. This offer applies to new bookings only, is capacity controlled and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past guest discount. Offers available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older and receive this offer. Fares quoted in U.S. dollars. Please refer to princess.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings. Offer expires: June 19, 2014. Reference promotion code: RX6

About Naka’s Travel

Friendly Japanese and English speaking travel assistance specializing in Okinawa and Japan. We also do Las Vegas packages, escorted tours all over the world, rail passes, discounted airfares and more!

1647 Liliha Street
Honolulu HI 96817
Phone (808) 522-0810
Fax (808) 533-3289

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