Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Insight Tours - SAVE $400 per couple on 2013 USA and Canada

insight.jpgSave $400 per couple ($200 per person) on

Booking Window: June 11, 2012 – July 19, 2012
***extended until August 30th***
Travel Window: January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

Discover North America than on an Insight Vacations escorted tour. Choose from twenty four legendary routes then simply relax and enjoy unmatched comfort and service, knowing that all our featured tour experiences are included in the price.

New for 2013

  • Seven luxury Insight Gold itineraries.
  • Major hotel upgrades featuring outstanding prestige properties.
  • New destinations including Cape Cod, Chicago, Nashville, Memphis and a Mississippi River Cruise.

What’s Included

  • Legendary Routes By Road, Rail and Cruise.
  • Premium and Luxury Central Hotels.
  • Stay Inside The National Parks.
  • Exceptional Sightseeing and Priority Admissions.
  • Welcome Receptions, Dine-Around & Highlight Evenings, Epicurean dining and Celebration Dinners.
  • Smaller Group Sizes.
  • Business Class Legroom on all Touring Coaches.
  • Hotel/Restaurant Tips and Baggage Handling.
  • Featured Airport Transfers.
  • Always More Personal Service from your Expert Tour Director.

Featured Highlights

  • An unforgettable Cable Car ride through the streets of San Francisco.
  • Taste California’s famous wines aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.
  • A hands-on Creole and Cajun cooking masterclass in New Orleans.
  • Cruise in luxury through the dramatic scenery of Alaska’s Inside Passage.
  • A fascinating personal insight into the unique culture & simple life of the Amish.
  • Take a stunning GoldLeaf Service rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer.
  • Perfect your cocktail skills with a mixology tutorial in Hawaii.
  • Visit the ultimate Rock ‘n’ Roll experience at Elvis Presley’s Graceland.
  • Enjoy an exclusive private tour of your New York hotel, the historic Waldorf Astoria.
  • Experience complete clarity of commentary with Vox Audio Headsets on all tour.

Contact Naka’s Travel to book now, or see the Tour With Naka’s page for more escorted vacations around the world!

Insight Vacations provides premium escorted motorcoach vacations throughout Britain, Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia the Eastern Mediterranean and North America.

In 1978, its first year, the company had a handful of staff in London and carried just 5700 passengers. Today, Insight has a team of professionals throughout the world, plays host to over 100,000 guests per year and has offices in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore and the UK. The company has also appointed specialist agents in Argentina, Brazil, Mauritius, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan and China.

Insight has achieved many important Tour Operator ‘Firsts’ over the years including, in 1983, being the first scheduled tour operator to win ‘the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement’ from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

‘The Art of Touring in Style’ lies at the very heart of Insight philosophy. Our carefully chosen unique features and impeccable service standards enable us to deliver exceptional quality, unequalled value, unforgettable memories and personal freedom at levels currently unrivalled elsewhere in the industry.

You will travel with companions from all over the English speaking world - England, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Singapore and more. Relax and capture the spirit of Europe and North America while we take care of every detail. From Great Britain to the European continent, from Turkey to the wonders of Israel and Egypt and the breathtaking National Parks and exciting cities of America and Canada, we invite you to experience the Insight difference and travel in style and comfort.

Booking and full payment for entire vacation package must be made by August 30th, 2012. Offer is valid for new bookings made on 2013 USA & Canada brochure vacations from June 11th, 2012 through August 30th, 2012. Travel must begin between January 1st, 2013 and December 31st, 2013. Promotion is combinable with brochure discounts found in 2013 USA & Canada brochure except Early Payment Discounts. Offer is NOT applicable to tours with cruise inclusions. Offer may be withdrawn at any time and subject to availability. Valid for new Scheduled Group bookings subject to promo payment conditions being met. Please call for details. CST No. 20687545-20

Friday, June 15, 2012

Norwegians Act Fast - June 19-22 2012

ncl_logo.jpg On your mark. Get set. Freestyle Dash!

Up to $250 onboard credit
+ over $300 in coupons
++ 50% reduced deposit

This is it. Make a dash for Norwegian Cruise Line’s action-packed sales event. The Freestyle Dash lasts only four days — from June 19 to June 22, 2012. Act fast now and take advantage of this great offer!

Freestyle Dash Details:

  • Four days only: 6/19/12- 6/22/12
  • Up to $250 onboard credit per stateroom*
  • Over $300 in e-coupons
  • 50% reduced deposit*
  • Select sailings fleetwide

On Your Mark. Get Set. Go for the savings!
Don’t miss out on this great offer!

For information and booking cruises worldwide please contact us or see the Cruise with Naka’s page at:

http://www.nakastrav … eatured-cruises.html

About Norwegian Cruise Line

Since 1966, when we pioneered the very first Caribbean cruise, Norwegian Cruise Line has been the industry leader for innovation. From the first cruise line private island to Blue Man Group to our award-winning Freestyle Cruising, we do things differently. You’ll feel it with the passion and dedication of every team member you meet, you’ll see it in our commitment to the environment and you’ll know it when you experience the best cruise vacation you’ve ever had. Come aboard our fleet of 11 ships and let us show you what Freestyle Cruising is all about.

Program Code: DASHSALE Booking Window: 6/19/12 - 6/22/12 11.59 PM EST. Applicable destinations*: 3 Day or longer open for sale sailings. All Destinations. *1 & 2 Day sailings are excluded from the offer. Offer is for New Individual FIT Reservations and New Group Delegates. Qualifying New Individual FIT reservations can be moved into existing Group and count towards Tour Conductor Credits. Offer is combinable with existing group block rates. Reduced Deposit is 50% off the standard deposit. Reduced Deposit does not apply to The Haven and Suites categories S1, S4, S5, S2, S3, S9, S7 and S6. Onboard credit has no monetary value and is non-transferable. It may not be used toward onboard service charges. Onboard credit is per stateroom, based on cruise length and category booked. Onboard Credit is applied to the 1st and 2nd guest on the reservation. Singles paying 200% are entitled to full onboard credit value. Guests who cancel and rebook must accept this promotion’s Terms and Conditions. For reduced deposit reservations cancelled during deposit fee period, fee amount will be assessed in line with terms of booked promotion Government taxes & fees, and onboard service charges are additional. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Norwegian Cruise Line reserves the right to charge a fuel supplement without prior notice should the closing price of West Texas Intermediate Fuel increase above $65 per barrel on the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index). In the event a fuel supplement is charged, Norwegian Cruise Line will have sole discretion to apply the supplementary charge to both existing and new bookings, regardless of whether such bookings have been paid in full. Such supplementary charges are not included in the cruise fare. The fuel supplement charge will not exceed $10.00 per passenger per day Offer is capacity controlled, subject to availability, subject to change without notice, may be withdrawn at any time, and will be applied to select sailings/ select categories. Offer combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change at any time per Norwegian Cruise Line discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Promotion valid in United States, Canada, and international select markets Norwegian Cruise Line is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2012 NCL Corporation Ltd

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 14 2012

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 14th 2012 through June 20th 2012 - 1 USD =80.63 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.


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 12, 2012

Ali’i Kai Catamaran - July 3 and 4, 2012 Fireworks Dinner Cruise

alii-kai.jpg Celebrate the red, white and blue as we light up the sky! The Ali’i Kai Catamaran will be adjusting its return sail time to accommodate viewing of the firework display on the evening of Tuesday, July 3, & Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The sail will be from 6:00pm to approximately 9:00 - 9:15pm.

What better way to take in the festivities than with a coastline view from the world’s largest
catamaran? Guests receive an additional hour at sea to view the fireworks in addition to our delicious
menu and famous Polynesian revue.

This is being offered at an exceptional rate of $104.00 for Adults and $61.00 for Children for July 4, 2012 only.

*Please note that the following combos will not be offered on July 3rd and July 4th due to an
extended sail time – Ali’i Kai Catamaran and the Return to Paradise combo , and Moonlight and Magic.

Contact us for for more information or to book your catamaran cruise today!

Friday, June 8, 2012

Royal Caribbean Cruiselines - 3 Day WOW Sale

Mon June 11th through Wed June 13th 2012 only!

Reserve your Royal Carribean vacation today!

Book any sailing departing on or after August 15th 2012 to receive up to $200 onboard credit and 50% reduced deposit.

Take advantage of this very special offer on June 11, 12 and 13, 2012.

3-Day WOW Sale includes cruisetours and sailings on the entire Royal Caribbean fleet!

  • 3 - 5 Nights: $50 USD onboard credit per stateroom plus $50 reduced deposit per person
  • 6 - 9 Nights: $100 USD onboard credit per stateroom plus $125 reduced deposit per person
  • 10 + Nights: $200 USD onboard credit per stateroom plus $225 reduced deposit per person

Book online now, contact us for for more information, or see the “Cruise with Naka’s” page to book Royal Caribbean and other cruises around the world.

Welcome to Royal Caribbean International and the Nation of Why Not
- a place where innovation and imagination reign supreme. From its very beginning, this company has always been guided by the principles of “Why Not?” Why not design a ship specifically to cruise the Caribbean? Why not split it into two to add more features? Why not add rock walls and ice skating rinks and surf simulators?

All of those features allow our guests, or should I call them citizens, to ask “Why Not?” in turn - to go out and see, do and be more than they had ever thought possible. To feel that on a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation, they can rediscover who they really are. With more than 280 destinations worldwide and an amazing array of exciting shore excursions and cruisetour options, we’re giving our citizens the chance to try something new - why not go glacier-trekking in Alaska, cave-tubing in Belize, biking through the vineyards of Dubrovnik, Croatia; experience the wonders of China or why not do nothing at all? The choice is yours.

Terms and Conditions: The 50% reduced deposit can also be applied via any automated booking tool (Cruisematch®, Sabre, Amadeus, Galileo or Wordspan). However, the booking confirmation will not reflect the reduced deposit amount due. The WOW Sale Onboard Credit and 50% Reduced Deposit offer are applicable to all Royal Caribbean International® cruises that sail on or after August 15, 2012 including cruisetours. Offer applies to new FIT bookings with required deposit only and is not applicable to groups. Offer applies to all categories available. All bookings must be made and the required deposit must be paid by June 13, 2012, by 11:59 pm Local Time to qualify for the promotion. Bookings made on June 11, 12, or 13, 2012 without required deposit will not qualify for this offer. Offer is combinable with LAF and restricted rates (Seniors, Residents, Military). Offer is not combinable with any other offer or promotion, including, but not limited to, Interline, Travel Agent, and Net Rates, Crown & Anchor Discounts, Shareholder Benefits or Next Cruise offers, promotions, or benefits. Offer is valid for Cruisetour packages but not combinable with other Cruisetours Onboard Credits. Cruisetour packages receive the OBC based upon the length of the Cruisetour. Onboard credit is in U.S. dollars, has no cash value, is not redeemable for cash, is not transferable and will expire if not used by 10:00 pm on the last evening of the cruise. In the event that a guest has more than one applicable offer for the same sailing, guest can choose the offer he or she wishes to apply. Offer is available in all markets, excluding Australia and New Zealand. Any existing booking that is cancelled between June 5 and 13, 2012 and is rebooked for the same sailing on June 11, 12, or 13, 2012 will not be eligible to receive the offer. Any eligible reservation that is cancelled and is reinstated or changes the ship or sail date after June 13, 2012 will not be eligible to receive the offer. Onboard Credit will be applied to qualified booking by Royal Caribbean International® within 4 weeks of the sale. The 50% reduced deposit and onboard credit offer is applicable to on-line bookings; however, the on-line booking confirmation will not reflect this reduced deposit or onboard credit. Subject to availability. Prices are per person, cruise only, based on double occupancy and in US dollars. Certain restrictions may apply. Government taxes and fees are additional. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

©2012 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Ships registered in the Bahamas.
*Brilliance of the Seas® is operated by RCL (UK) Ltd., a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. • 12028238