Thursday, August 1, 2013

AMA Waterways Early Booking Discount Extended

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Journey Along the Fabled Mekong River


5% EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 ON ALL 2014 SAILINGS


START PLANNING YOUR EXOTIC MEKONG GETAWAY!

From tranquil fishing villages to bustling modern-day cities, AmaWaterways’ Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong river cruise is a tantalizing opportunity to explore one of the most exotic regions of the world. There are wondrous sights to behold along this fabled river - ancient temples, robed monks, floating markets, lush landscapes and much more.

SAVE $1,500 PER STATEROOM ON SUMMER 2014 SAILINGS

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG

7-night Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City cruise
aboard the AmaLotus or La Marguerite
Embarkation Dates: Jun. 30; Jul. 14 & 28; Aug. 11 & 25; Sep. 8, 2014
Starting from $1,149 per person
Optional 8-night land program for $2,099 per person

SAVE $1,000 PER STATEROOM
PLUS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY BALCONY UPGRADE

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG
7-night Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City cruise
aboard the AmaLotus or La Marguerite
Embarkation Dates: Mar. 17, 24 & 31; Apr. 7 & 21, 2014
Starting from $1,399 per person
Optional 8-night land program for $2,099 per person

Book now to save an additional 5% with our Early Booking Discount!

AmaWaterways is proud to offer the best ships on the Mekong, the AmaLotus and La Marguerite, both recipients of Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Awards in 2011 and 2012.

  • Our ships feature private balconies in most staterooms
  • Our deluxe floating hotels offer extra spacious staterooms & suites (226-624 sq. ft)
  • Complimentary, imported, free-flowing wines with every lunch & dinner
  • Complimentary house spirits, local beer, soft drinks & bottled water available throughout the day
  • Superb western-style cuisine as well as regionally-inspired dishes
  • Swimming pools, perfect for a refreshing dip
  • Convenient interior access to all facilities and decks
  • Friendly and professionally trained staff with personalized service
  • Professional English-speaking guides & state-of-the-art personal audio system

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 prices listed are in U.S. dollars and are based on double-occupancy in a Category C stateroom. Offers are valid on new FIT bookings only made by August 31, 2013. $1,500 discount is per stateroom based on double occupancy. $1000 discount is per stateroom based on double occupancy. Complimentary upgrade is for one category upgrade only, excluding Suites (Suites to Luxury Suite) and is based on availability. Solo Traveler Special waives the single supplement on the cruise only fare. $1,399 per person rate is based on the April 21, 2014 embarkation date and reflects $1,000 savings per stateroom offer ($500 per person) based on double occupancy. $1,149 per person rate is based on the June 30, 2014 embarkation date and reflects $1,500 savings per stateroom offer ($750 per person) based on double occupancy. Land program, airfares, taxes, port charges, visas, gratuities and incidental expenses are not included in the price listed. 5% Early Booking Discount is combinable with the above offers and is valid on all other 2014 departures booked by September 30, 2013. Promotions are limited to availability, not combinable with any other offers and are subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Other restrictions may apply. AmaWaterways is a registered seller of travel in the State of California. CST#2065452-40

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Trafalgar 2014 Asia, Australia and New Zealand

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An Insider’s View of Exotic Lands Awaits!

Get a unique insider’s view from a friend on hassle-free guided vacations in Asia, Australia & New Zealand,
where you’ll hear the stories, discover hidden places and experience the local culture first-hand.

Book your adventure early and save up to $1,100 per couple!^

Save up to $1,100.00 per couple with 7.5% early booking discount* - book and pay by November 13th.

Trafalgar’s Insider Experiences make for an authentic, local journey you can’t get anywhere else!

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Always included

  • A good night’s sleep at carefully-selected, high-quality hotels
  • One of our expert Travel Directors to be your local insider
  • A taste of local culture with many meals of regional cuisine
  • No lines and in-depth sightseeing with VIP access at major sites
  • Hassle-free travel for a chance to sit back and enjoy the journey

Insider Experiences – Only with Trafalgar

  • Be My Guest: dine with locals and hear their stories, like dairy farmers at their home in Devon.
  • Hidden Treasures: your Travel Director shares their own gems, perhaps a favorite café or seasonal festival.
  • Local Specialties: experience customs or crafts from olive oil tasting in Spain to Guinness pint-pulling in Dublin.
  • Local Experts: discover the sights and secrets of cities with guides who live in and love their city.
  • Unique Insights: explore like a local with access to areas usually closed to the public, like the Vatican’s Bramante staircase.

Contact Naka’s Travel Service to book your Trafalgar vacations today - see more package tours around the world on the Tour with Naka’s page!

About Trafalgar

Operating since 1947, Trafalgar offers a wide range of holidays to Europe, Britain, Egypt, USA, Canada, South America, China, Australia and New Zealand, we’ve hosted over 2 million travelers worldwide and many return year after year.

Trafalgar is renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, reliability and financial stability. With over 60 years of practice we’ve perfected the art of creating exceptional guided vacations. Every expertly designed travel experience includes transportation, via deluxe motor coach, rail or cruise ship, first class hotel accommodation, daily sightseeing and most meals and at at savings of up to 30% off the cost of doing it “on your own”.

Trafalgar continuously strives to fulfill our guests’ needs and exceed their expectations – attention to detail ensures you will enjoy a totally hassle-free vacation. We provide the perfect balance between organized activities and free time for individual exploration and relaxation – all you have to do is Dream. Pack. And leave… the rest to us.

*Prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and includes applied 7.5% Early Payment Discount. ^Save up to 7.5% with Early Payment Discount (land-only) booked and paid in full by 11/13/13; savings vary by itinerary, not valid on all vacations/departure dates. Sample savings based on discount for Highlights of Australia and New Zealand departing 7/4/14. Not valid with other promotional offers; combinable with most brochure discounts, subject to availability. ‡Conditions apply to all Trafalgar brochure discounts; valid on the land-only portion. Past Guest (Travel Club) Discount valid one per person, per year, booked within 5 years of last trip. Group Travel Discount valid for bookings with 5 or more guests. Young Traveler discount valid for guests ages 5 – 17 at time of travel. Not all discounts and offers are combinable or available on all itineraries. Talk to your Travel Agent for full details and conditions. All offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. CST#2077132-20

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Cunard’s 2-for-1 Adventure Month Starts Thursday!

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Receive up to 2-for-1 fares†

on select sailings when you book from 1 August through 1 September 2013

We invite you to take your place on an extraordinary adventure. Immerse yourself in Cunard’s unique legacy of tradition, extraordinarily modern comforts, personalised service and British hospitality as you voyage to exotic ports around the world.

Take advantage of this incredible offer with up to 2-for-1† fares on select sailings!

SOUTH AMERICA
12 days - Fort Lauderdale to Rio de Janeiro
12 January 2014 (V402) - QUEEN VICTORIA $2,845
Inside cabin from $1,549

PANAMA CANAL

19 days - New York to San Francisco
18 January 2014 (Q403) - QUEEN ELIZABETH $5,095
Inside cabin from $1,899

SOUTH PACIFIC
28 days - Sydney to San Francisco
5 March 2014 (V402) - QUEEN VICTORIA $6,195
Inside cabin from $3,499

AUSTRALIA TO ASIA
19 days - Sydney to Hong Kong
14 March 2014 (M403) - QUEEN MARY 2 $5,565
Inside cabin from $1,849

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

Cunard Line, operator of the most famous ocean liners in the world, sails legendary voyages including Transatlantic Crossings and World Voyages. Sailing the world’s oceans for over 170 years, Cunard was the first to operate a Transatlantic liner service between England and America and is the only company to provide regularly scheduled service today. Cunard was also the first to sail an around the world voyage in 1922. Cunard Line is the most iconic British liner company in the world sailing flagship Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria - Cunard honors its British heritage by maintaining traditions on board, including a traditional English pub, white-gloved afternoon tea service and Royal Nights themed formal balls

†Save up to 2-for-1 offer is based on a 50% per person discount off Early Booking Fares on a space available basis at time of reservation in Inside staterooms (category ID/IC) on select sailings. Discounts in other categories and World Voyage segments may vary. Early Booking 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.

*Offer is for new bookings only. Government fees and taxes ranging from $30 - $400 per person are additional and subject to change.This offer is capacity-controlled, is subject to change, and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past passenger discount, including On Board Credit. Offer is not transferable and is available only to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older. Please refer to the applicable Cunard brochure or Cunard.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all reservations. Ask about our applicable air add-on programme. Please reference promotion code: RWA-RWF. Offer expires 1 September 2013. Ships’ Registry: Bermuda. ©CUNARD 2013. The CUNARD logo and logotype are registered trademarks of Carnival plc, an English company trading as Cunard Line. QUEEN MARY 2, QUEEN VICTORIA, QUEEN ELIZABETH and The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World are trademarks owned by CUNARD. All rights reserved in the United States and other countries.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Upgrade and Go on the Norwegian Getaway

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July 14 - 22 ONLY!

Chase the sun - and great deals - when you book an unforgettable vacation with Norwegian Cruise Line. Book select sailings and receive a Balcony Stateroom for the price of an Oceanview or an Oceanview for the price of an Inside Stateroom. Plus, we’ll throw in $100 to spend exclusively on board Norwegian Getaway, our newest ship sailing from Miami to The Caribbean.

Book select Norwegian cruises and you’ll receive:

  • Free balcony upgrades
  • Up to $1,000 in air credits
  • Discounts for AARP members
  • Discounts for Latitudes Rewards’ members
  • Military discounts, if applicable
  • $100 to spend on board Norwegian Getaway

Offer ends July 22.

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.

Free balcony upgrades. Program Code: EASYFARE. Booking window: 7/7/13-8/3/13. Applicable Destination: on select sailings. Free upgrade refers to a better available accommodation within the meta (i.e. Interior for the price of a lower Interior category or Oceanview for the price of a lower Oceanview category or Balcony for the price of a lower Balcony category or Mini-Suite for the price of a lower Mini-Suite category). This promotion will also include upgrades across meta categories. This will be an Oceanview for the price of an inside, a balcony for the price of an Oceanview, or Mini-Suite for the price of a balcony. Offer based on a first come, first served basis. Offer is subject to category availability. Upgrade varies per ship, sail date, category booked. Offer excludes Studios, certain specialty staterooms and Luxury Accommodations. Offers apply to select sailing(s). Fares are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy, in U.S. Dollars. Offer is for New Individual FIT and FS Reservations. RQs are not applicable unless they convert to OF or BK within the booking window. Qualifying FIT reservations can be included into existing Group and count towards Tour Conductor Credits. Promotion cannot be held as group block. Discretionary onboard service charges are additional and will be automatically added to your onboard account. Standard Air add-ons are available. Singles paying 200% of the rate are eligible. 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. Offer combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change at any time per Norwegian Cruise Line discretion. Other restrictions may apply.

$100 onboard credit per stateroom. Program code: BONUS. Applicable destinations: All Open for Sale Getaway sailings. Booking Window: 7/14/13 - 7/26/13. Offer is for New Individual FIT and FS Reservations. RQs are not applicable unless they convert to OF or BK within the booking window. 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. Onboard credit offer is per stateroom, in U.S. Dollars and will be applied to 1st and 2nd guest on the reservation. Onboard credit has no monetary value and is non-transferable. It may not be used toward onboard service charges or pre-purchased activities. Singles paying 200% are entitled to full onboard credit value. Standard air add-ons are available. Discretionary onboard service charges are additional and will be automatically added to your onboard account. Not applicable to Chartered Dates or Group Types: INCREG and INCLARGE.

Up to $1,000 airfare credit per stateroom on select sailings. Program Code: AIRCRED. Booking Window: capacity controlled. Air credit is per stateroom. Offers are based on availability, for select sailings, capacity controlled, subject to change or cancellation without notice, and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new individual reservations (FIT) only. Qualifying new individual reservations (FIT) can be included into existing Group and count towards Tour Conductor Credits. Air rates are per person based on double occupancy, in US Dollars. Third through eight berthed guests pay prevailing cruise fare and Early Booking Fare (EBF) Air Add-on rate. Air routing, scheduling and carrier are at the discretion of Norwegian Cruise Line. Guests may not request to deviate flight schedule through Premium Air and may not request Hotel Package. Singles paying 200% of the rate are eligible. Travel Partners using Sabre’s booking engine must book Air offers by selecting Best Fare. Discretionary onboard service charges are additional and will be automatically added to your onboard account. All cancellation fees will follow Norwegian schedule listed in the brochure and www.ncl.com.

General Terms: Available on GDS booking source. Guests, who cancel and rebook, must accept this promotion’s Terms and Conditions. Cancellation Fees for cruise, air, land and other charges will follow Norwegian Cruise Line’s schedule listed in the brochure, website and it includes different schedules for Suites. Cancellation Fees also apply based on the Booking/Sailing date; therefore, Norwegian Cruise Line strongly recommends the purchase of Travel Protection on all bookings. Government taxes and fees are additional. Applicable to NCLMIAMI and NCLINTL. Not applicable to CE and UK offices. 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. Norwegian is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2013 NCL Corporation Ltd.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

2013-2014 Exotic Mekong River Cruises

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SAVE UP TO $3,900 PER STATEROOM
ON THE FABLED MEKONG RIVER CRUISE

From tranquil fishing villages to bustling modern-day cities, AmaWaterways’ Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong river cruise is a tantalizing opportunity to explore one of the most exotic regions of the world. There are wondrous sights to behold along this fabled river - ancient temples, robed monks, floating markets, lush landscapes and much more.

40% SAVINGS PER STATEROOM*
SAVINGS UP TO $3,900 PER STATEROOM

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG
7-night Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City cruise aboard the AmaLotus
Embarkation Dates: Dec. 16, 2013
Starting from $1,619 per person
Optional 8-night land program for $1,999 per person

BOOK NOW TO SAVE $1,000 OFF PER STATEROOM
PLUS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY BALCONY UPGRADE**
SAVINGS UP TO $1,899 PER STATEROOM

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG
7-night Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City cruise aboard the AmaLotus or La Marguerite
2013 Embarkation Dates: Jul. 29, Aug. 19 & 26, Oct. 7 & 28, 2013
2014 Embarkation Dates: Mar. 17, 24 & 31, Apr. 7 & 21,
Jun. 30, Jul. 14 & 28, Aug. 11 & 25, Sep. 8 & 22, 2014
Starting from $1,199 per person
Optional 8-night land program for $1,999 per person (2013)
& $2,099 per person (2014)

AmaWaterways is proud to offer the best ships on the Mekong, the AmaLotus and La Marguerite, both recipients of Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Awards in 2011 and 2012.

  • Our ships feature private balconies in most staterooms
  • Our “deluxe floating hotels” offer extra spacious staterooms & suites (226-624 sq. ft)
  • Complimentary, imported, free-flowing wines with every lunch & dinner
  • Complimentary house spirits, local beer, soft drinks & bottled water available throughout the day
  • Superb western-style cuisine as well as regionally-inspired dishes
  • Swimming pools, perfect for a refreshing dip
  • Convenient interior access to all facilities and decks
  • Friendly and professionally trained staff with personalized service
  • Professionally English-speaking guides & state-of-the-art personal audio system


Offer ends soon! Must book by July 31, 2013!

Additional 5% Early Booking Discount on 2014 sailings

Ask about our Solo Traveler’s Special
(Single supplement waived)

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 prices listed are in U.S. dollars and are based on double-occupancy in a Category C stateroom. Offers are valid for new FIT bookings only made by July 31, 2013. *40% discount is based on the cruise only price as listed in the brochure and applies to the specific dates listed above; $3,900 savings based on Luxury Suite pricing.**$1000 discount is per stateroom; complimentary upgrade is for one category upgrade only, excluding Suites (Suites to Luxury Suite) and is based on availability. From $1,199 rate is based on July 29 embarkation date based on double occupancy in a Cat. C stateroom Land program, airfares, port charges, visas, gratuities and incidental expenses are not included in the passenger offer price listed. 2014 departures receive an additional 5% Early Booking Discount. Promotions are limited to availability, not combinable with any other offers and are subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40