Friday, January 30, 2015

Cruise Alaska with Princess - Denali on Sale Starts February 12th

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Experience why Princess Cruises has been named “Best Cruise Line in Alaska” for eight consecutive years by the readers of Travel Weekly!

Starting Thursday, February 12th, enjoy fares from just $99 a day* on amazing Alaska land and sea vacations with Princess Cruises during our Denali on Sale promotion!

Alaska land and sea vacations combine our popular 7-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise with 3 to 8-nights on land featuring stays at exclusive Princess Wilderness Lodges and exclusive rail service through the heart of Alaska. Every Princess Alaska land and sea vacation includes scenic cruising through Glacier Bay National Park– a pristine glacier-lined UNESCO World Heritage Site only select cruise lines are granted permission to visit, and iconic Denali National Park, the home of majestic Mt. McKinley. This is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in all that Alaska has to offer!

This year, enjoy even more of the Great Land as a series of new, authentic Alaska experiences are brought on board our ships. Whether savoring world famous Alaska seafood, catching gold rush fever at our Klondike Festival, or hearing the compelling tales of guest speakers from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch, the journey North to Alaska brings the best of the Great Land on board for you to enjoy.

This sale only happens once a year so don’t miss out on this great opportunity to save and see the Best of Alaska with Princess Cruises!

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

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*Fares from $99/day applies to Grand Princess® 5/23/15 departure Tour CAX. 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 and Port Expenses of up to $280 are additional and subject Princess Cruises® to change. This offer applies to new bookings only, is capacity controlled and may not be combinable with any other public or past guest discount. Deposits made under this promotion are refundable and non-transferable. Offers available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Bermuda 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: April 14, 2015. Reference promotion code: RT*.

Note: For assistance reserving a wheelchair-accessible stateroom, please contact customer service at 1-800-774-6237.

© 2015 Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. Ships of Bermudan and British registry.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates January 29 2015

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 January 29th 2015 through February 4th 2015 - 1 USD = 121.29 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, January 21, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates January 22 2015

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 January 22nd 2015 through January 28th 2015 - 1 USD = 120.79 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).

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Time To Book Your 2016 River Cruise

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2016 River Cruises Now Available

AmaWaterways 2016 cruises are now available for booking! With two new ships – the AmaViola and AmaStella – joining our award-winning European fleet, a spectacular new itinerary in the Bordeaux region of France, and 34 exciting Wine Cruises, there are plenty of reasons to start planning your next vacation now.

Book soon and receive an Early Booking Discount:

  • Save $500 per stateroom on 7-night cruises
  • Save $1,000 per stateroom on 10 and 14-night cruises
  • Save up to $1,500 per stateroom on Wine Cruises

Click here to view a copy of the “hot-off-the-press” 2016 Preview Brochure and learn about all of the outstanding itineraries, ships and experiences we offer.

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: Early booking discount is per stateroom based on double occupancy. 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. Early booking discount is not combinable with group discounts. Early booking discount expires July 31, 2015 and is applicable to 2016 departures only. Up to $1,500 off Wine Cruise offer excludes AmaVida. Early booking discounts are not combinable. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates January 15 2015

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 January 15th 2015 through January 21st 2015 - 1 USD = 119.30 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).