Friday, November 8, 2013
2014 welcomes the arrival of Crown Princess® — our largest and most innovative ship ever in the region. And now that we’ve extended our 3 for FREE sales event with fares from $548*, you have even more reasons to chill out in Alaska! Princess enriches your experience with authentic onboard activities such as meeting Libby Riddles — the first woman to win the 1,100-mile Iditarod, and a variety of activities and special programming designed to illuminate your time exploring the Great Land.
As if our 3 for FREE sales event isn’t enough to excite you, watch our Alaska video for a taste of the ice blue glaciers, abundant wildlife, soaring mountains, and frontier ports, and then contact me so we can start planning your vacation today!
*Fares apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space-available basis at time of booking. Fares based on interior staterooms on Crown Princess 5/10/14 sailing. Fares for other categories and sailings may vary. Fares are per person, non-air, cruise-only, based on double-occupancy and apply to the first two passengers in a stateroom. These fares do not apply to singles or third/fourth-berth passengers. Government fees and taxes from $165 are additional and subject to change. This offer is capacity controlled and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past passenger discount. Offer is 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 the applicable Princess Cruises brochure or princess.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings. Reference promo code RB*/RG*.
†Free stateroom upgrade applies to booking the stateroom location you wish to sail in for the price of the lowest category within that stateroom type during this promotion only. Offer is based on availability in like to like stateroom types (Interior to Interior, Oceanview to Oceanview, Balcony to Balcony). Upgrade offer excludes select categories, including but not limited to premium categories and suites. Offer does not apply to land packages.
††Free shore excursion credit applies to $200 per stateroom ($100 per person) for Europe, and $100 per stateroom ($50 per person) for Alaska and Caribbean voyages and cruise fares advertised in this promotion only. A credit in the respective dollar amount will be posted to your stateroom account upon embarkation. This credit may be used for any excursion purchased during your cruise, including any that were pre-reserved online. Credit may be used on a single voyage only, is not redeemable for cash and expires at the end of that voyage. Any credit not used for shore excursions will be applied toward the stateroom account balance and any unused credit will be refunded at the end of the cruise. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other select offers or other onboard credits. Shore Excursion credit is quoted in U.S. dollars.
oBookings on applicable sailings will receive a complimentary dinner for two in one of our onboard specialty restaurants, Sabatini’s, Crown Grill, Bayou Cafe, or Sterling Steakhouse. Restaurants vary by ship and reservations will be made on your behalf by Princess. Special dining events that take place in Specialty restaurants are excluded from the dining offer. Offer cannot be used toward the purchase of specialty dining packages. Alcoholic beverages and sodas are not included, and are available at an additional cost. Specialty dining gratuities are included. It will be at the guest’s discretion as to which guest in the booking redeems the offer. One offer per stateroom. Offer is non-transferable, Princess has the right to substitute for an onboard credit of equal value, and will expire if not used by 10:00 PM on the last evening of the cruise. Offer excludes Princess lodge restaurants. **Reduced deposit of $100 per person applies to all passengers in a stateroom.
©2013 Princess Cruises. Ships of Bermudan registry.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
2015 Europe river cruises now open for booking!
Viking has opened selected 2015 river cruise dates—and, for a limited time, your clients can get 2015 cruises at 2014 prices! Plus, you will be able to secure their first choice of sailing date and stateroom category. Anticipation is one of the best parts of travel, so lock in their savings today.
2-for-1 cruise pricing plus $500 off per person on roundtrip air!*
8 days - Amsterdam to Basel
8 days - Budapest to Nuremberg
8 days - Passau to Budapest
Paris & the Heart of Normandy
8 days - Paris - Rouen - Paris
Portraits of Southern France
8 days - Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saône
Grand European Tour
15 days - Amsterdam to Budapest
Offer applies to new bookings only as of November 7, 2013. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date, and include transfers plus all government taxes and fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change until full payment of air is received. If air is not purchased from Viking transfers may be purchased separately. Roundtrip airport transfers are included when air is purchased with a cruise or cruisetour package; if air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers must be in conjunction with a Viking-purchased cruise, cruisetour, land extension or extra hotel nights. Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; click here to learn more about airline baggage allowances and fees.
*2015EBD: 2-for-1 cruise plus $500 off air per person on 2015 departures of Rhine Getaway, Romantic Danube, Danube Waltz, Paris & the Heart of Normandy, Portraits of Southern France and Grand European Tour are considered a single offer. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. Must request offer 2015EBD and pay a $500-per-person deposit by December 18, 2013 with balance due in full by May 31, 2014. Offer expires December 18, 2013.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Book now to save $1,500 per stateroom
or waive Single Supplement
The beautiful sights and scenery on any AmaWaterways river cruise are a feast for the eyes. On these select cruises, however, there’s something extra special - a feast for the taste buds. Experience food and wine tastings on board and ashore in Europe’s renowned wine regions. Indulge in sumptuous cuisine with wine recommendations and an incredible wine dinner, in which each course is specially selected and paired with a different wine by our head chef and a wine expert.
You’ll also have the opportunity to visit historic wineries and vineyards, tour wine cellars, and enjoy discussions with acclaimed wine experts.
And don’t forget all the unforgettable European destinations
you’ll experience along the way!
Your Cruise Fare Includes:
- Destinations Fine dining while on board
- Excursions and tours in every port
- Unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
- In-room Infotainment and Internet
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. Promotional rates are valid on select sailings only. Promotions are valid only for new bookings made by January 31, 2013 and may not be applicable toward Group bookings. 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.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Save up to $2,000 per couple!*
Book by October 31st 2014!
The award-winning Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection takes travelers to the world’s most stunning destinations in unforgettable style. Uniworld offers an unmatched, all-inclusive “Six-Star Experience” in Europe, while our authentic Russia and Asia boutique river cruises and tours immerse guests in remarkable cultures. And with exclusive savings still available for ALL 2014 Uniworld itineraries until the end of October, this is the ideal time for you to book your next Uniworld voyage.
The world’s only authentic boutique cruise line™, Uniworld, is now the ONLY North American river cruise line to bring you a true all-inclusive luxury Europe river cruise in 2014.
- All gratuities onboard and onshore *
- Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and bottled water * †
- All meals onboard, impeccably prepared by our chefs using the finest and freshest ingredients from local farmers’ markets
- All scheduled airport transfers
- Shore excursions hosted by English-speaking local experts, with “Choice Is Yours,” “Gentle Walking,” and “Go Active” options
- Complimentary portable audio headset system used on all shore excursions
- A variety of complimentary culinary experiences and onboard dining options
- All entertainment and Signature Lectures onboard
- Complimentary Internet and Wi-Fi access onboard
- Complimentary in-stateroom Infotainment Center
- Complimentary well-equipped fitness center and exercise classes
- Complimentary use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks for onshore enjoyment
- The finest riverview staterooms afloat—many with French balconies—offering deluxe signature touches including handcrafted beds from Savoir® of England and a wide variety of pillow options for the most soothing night’s sleep
- Award-winning service from a professionally trained, English-speaking staff on ships with an average capacity of just 130 guests and the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry
* This benefit is not available on cruises in Russia.
* † Unlimited beverages does not include premium wine and premium spirits.
For nearly four decades, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has taken guests to the most spectacular destinations in Europe, Russia, Egypt, Vietnam, Cambodia, and China. In 2006, Uniworld was acquired by The Travel Corporation, a highly successful international travel group with over 25 award-winning brands such as Trafalgar, Insight, Brendan, and Contiki, as well as Red Carnation Hotels—the award-winning five-star luxury hotel collection. The Travel Corporation has made major investments in Uniworld’s river cruise ships and its people. The ultimate goal of these investments is to provide guests with the very finest boutique river cruise experience. Combining our sister companies’ expertise in tour planning and in luxury boutique hotel management with our own decades of superior nautical experience has enabled Uniworld to create a higher standard in luxury river cruising.
*Savings listed in U.S. dollars. Actual savings vary by program and category stateroom, and may be less. Pay-in-Full Savings is not combinable with the Early Booking Savings or any other promotional offers, and requires full payment at time of booking. Subject to availability. Capacity controlled. Other restrictions may apply. Uniworld reserves the right to withdraw or change offers at any time. For complete details on all promotions, general information, and terms and conditions applicable to all Uniworld trips, please contact Passport Online.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Take advantage of 2014 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT
2-FOR-1 cruise pricing plus special pricing on airfare!*
Hurry—offer expires October 31, 2013
THE VIKING ADVANTAGE
Viking River Cruises offers the best itineraries on the rivers of Europe, Russia and China. Enjoy exciting cities, rich cultural experiences, fine dining and deluxe accommodations onboard the most modern ships—with everything from meals to shore excursions included in your fare. And our award-winning Viking Longships® have raised the bar yet again with full-size veranda staterooms, the largest suites in Europe, al fresco dining and more. Come discover for yourself why Viking is truly the world’s leading river cruise line.
Europe is a perfect blend of the ancient and the modern. Enjoy the timeless beauty and grace of the Old World with European river cruises along the Rhine, the Main, the Danube and the Seine. Our Europe cruises will provide you with an unforgettable vacation experience along these great waterways. River cruises from $1,356 per person.
RUSSIA & UKRAINE
Viking began offering Russian river cruises nearly 15 years ago. No longer shrouded in mystery, Russia now welcomes travelers with open arms. Russia cruises give you the chance to take in the colorful sights of Red Square, the royal retreats of St. Petersburg and the beauty of Ukraine. River cruises from $4,638 per person.
CHINA & SOUTHEAST ASIA
Our China river cruises showcase the imperial and cultural highlights of Beijing, Shanghai and Xian. Asia cruises highlight the spectacular backdrop of this vast and varied continent. Experience mountains and deserts, floating villages and urban jungles, ancient temples and futuristic metropolises. River cruises from $3,092 per person.
CRUISE CRITIC’S EDITORS PICK
Recently named Best New River Ships of 2012 in Cruise Critic’s® Editors’ Picks Awards, Viking Longships integrate patented design and cutting-edge technology with comfortable amenities that reflect guest preferences and current travel trends. Viking River Cruises has christened an unprecedented 16 of these vessels in ceremonies across Europe.
Now is the perfect time to book with our 2014 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT of 2-for-1 cruise plus up to 2-for-1 air.*
*Note: $1,356 per person “Europe” price is based on CAT E double occupancy Paris & the Heart of Normandy, Nov-Dec sailings aboard Viking Spirit, Viking Pride or Viking Neptune. $4,638 per person “Russia & Ukraine” price is based on CAT EX double occupancy Footsteps of the Cossacks, October sailings aboard Viking Sineus. $3,092 per person “China & Southeast Asia” price is based on CAT C double occupancy Imperial Jewels of China, July sailings aboard Viking Emerald. 2014 Early Booking Discount (Rivers): 2-FOR-1 cruise and up to 2-FOR-1 air (on Waterways of the Czars, Footsteps of the Cossacks; Portugal’s River of Gold; and March & April departures of Europe itineraries from BOS, EWR, NYC, PHL or PIT; on China & Mekong itineraries from LAX, SFO, PDX or SEA; other gateways available; see website for pricing) are considered a single offer. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. Valid on new bookings only as of October 1, 2013, subject to availability and may not be combinable with any other offers except Past Guest Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Must request offer code EBD at time of booking. Must book and pay in full October 31, 2013. Offer expires October 31, 2013. Additional terms and conditions apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at vikingcruises.com. CST#2052644-40.