Thursday, April 5, 2012

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates April 5 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 April 5th 2012 through April 11th 2012 - 1 USD =82.75 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).

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Mekong Special: 50% off for your traveling companion

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& The Riches Of The Mekong

This unforgettable 7-night cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City showcases the ancient cultures, temples, rural villages and thriving capitals of Vietnam and Cambodia. Cruise aboard the stunning newly built 124-passenger AmaLotus.

  • 50% Off For Your Traveling Companion
  • Back by popular demand!
  • Cruise Only Starting from $799 for the second passenger

Space is limited, please call for more details

July 2, 2012: AmaLotus, $2,398* (Price for 2)
July 16, 2012: AmaLotus, $2,398* (Price for 2)
August 27, 2012: AmaLotus, $2,698* (Price for 2)

Land program in Hanoi, Siem Reap & Ho Chi Min City available!

The elegantly-decorated AmaLotus features:

  • French Colonial design with Khmer artifacts • 90% of staterooms feature balconies
  • Staterooms are a spacious 226 sq. ft. • Suites up to 624 Sq. Ft. with a king size bed
  • Pool, fitness center and spa • Panoramic Lounge • Library • Restaurant • Gift shop


Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to experience the Mekong!

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

* Rates listed are in U.S. Dollars per stateroom, based upon double occupancy in a Cat. C. Offer available from April 1 to April 30, 2012, applies to new bookings only and is not combinable with any other offers or discounts. In order to receive 50% off discount for the second passenger, first passenger must be booked at brochure fare and both passengers are traveling in the same stateroom. Land program, visa, gratuities, incidental expenses and port charges of $98 per person are not included in the cruise only price. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Restrictions may apply. AmaWaterways’ registration as a seller of travel in California does not constitute approval by the State of California. This offer is applicable to the USA and Canada markets only.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Insight Tours - Save Up to $700 on Europe in 2012

insight.jpg Book an air-inclusive Insight Vacations Europe tour and save up to $700 per couple on Insight Gold, and $500 per couple on Premium Europe tours.

  • BOOKING WINDOW: March 31st - June 28th, 2012
  • TRAVEL WINDOW: April 15th - October 25th, 2012

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.

Terms and Conditions: Booking and full payment for entire vacation package must be made by June 28, 2012. Offer is valid for new bookings made from March 31, 2012 through June 28, 2012. Travel must begin between April 15, 2012 and October 25, 2012. Offers valid on any airline. Offers not valid to Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Jordan, Israel, Select Choices, or any tours with train and tours with cruise. Save $700 ($350pp) offer valid only on air-inclusive Insight Gold Europe tours; Save $500 ($250pp) air offer valid only on air-inclusive Premium Europe tours. Normal name change policy applies. Fuel surcharges, taxes and fees are included in quoted rate. Once payment is received, air tickets are non-refundable. Save $500 ($250pp) land offer valid on land-only Insight Gold departures; Save $300 ($150pp) land offer valid on land-only Premium Europe departures only. Offers are combinable with brochure discounts found in our 2012 Premium Europe & Britain brochures except Early Payment Discounts. Offers are not combinable with Hot Deals or each other. Offers may be withdrawn at any time and are subject to availability. Valid for new Scheduled Group bookings subject to promo payment conditions are met. Please call for details. CST No. 20687545-20

Friday, March 30, 2012

Collette Vacations - Save on the Canadian Maritimes

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Three incredible provinces come together!

Canada’s Atlantic Coast:

10 Days • 13 Meals from $2199*

  • Visit beautiful Peggy’s Cove.
  • Enjoy a traditional PEI feast in the Village of Avonlea.
  • Discover the Hopewell Rocks.
  • Learn about the Acadian Culture at La Pays de la Sagouine.
  • Travel the famed Cabot Trail.
  • Discover Nova Scotia - one of the friendliest places on earth. Travel the famed Cabot Trail and explore the Lighthouse Route. In Halifax, visit beautiful Peggy’s Cove and enjoy a scenic tour of the city highlighting the waterfront. Whether you’re an urbanite, a history buff, a lover of seafood, or an outdoorsman, Nova Scotia has something spectacular for you.
  • There just isn’t enough time to enjoy all of the extraordinary moments that make up a New Brunswick experience. From the exhilarating heights of the Bay of Fundy, home to the highest tides in the world, to the Acadian joie de vivre of Le Pays de la Sagouine in the quaint seaside town of Bouctouche, New Brunswick is full of unexpected finds.
  • Explore a place both pastoral and charming. Prince Edward Island has welcomed visitors of all ages for hundreds of years. Walk the dramatic beaches of the PEI National Park in Cavendish and stroll the rolling hills. See the landscape that inspired “Anne of Green Gables.” There’s an authentic PEI Experience for everyone who makes this journey.

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See the Tour with Naka’s Page for information about Collette Vacations tour packages, or contact us to book your tour today.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates March 29 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 March 29th 2012 through April 4th 2012 - 1 USD =82.75 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).