Monday, May 20, 2013

Freestyle Dash May 21-24 2013

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MAY 21 - 24 ONLY:

The Freestyle DASH is on! Which means, now’s your last chance to book an unforgettable summer cruise vacation on one of our award-winning Norwegian ships, and receive up to $250 to spend on board. Plus, we’ll help you get on your way with up to $1000 in air credits. This summer, explore any of our exciting destinations including The Caribbean, Europe, Alaska or even Hawai’i. Make friends with a sea turtle. Get splashed by a breaching whale in the Pacific. Or simply relax under cascading waterfalls in Maui. What will you do on your summer vacation?

But, unlike the lasting memories you’ll make, this offer ends soon.

Book your Norwegian vacation between May 21 – 24 and receive:

  • Up to $250 to spend onboard
  • Up to $1000 in air credits
  • Reduced deposit
  • Discount if you are an AARP member
  • Military discount, if applicable

This offer ends soon, so book today!

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 and let us show you what Freestyle Cruising is all about.

Program Code: DASHSALE
*1 & 2 Day sailings are excluded from the offer. Offer is for New individual FIT Reservations and New Group and FS Delegates. 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. Reduced Deposit is 50% off the standard deposit. Reduced Deposit does not apply to The Haven and Suite categories. Onboard credit has no monetary value and is non-transferable. It may not be used toward onboard service charges or prepurchased activities. 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. Not applicable to Chartered Dates and Group Types: INCREG & INCLARGE 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. Applicable to NCLMIAMI and NCLINTL. Not applicable to CE and UK offices. Norwegian Cruise Line is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. © 2013 NCL Corporation Ltd

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Save up to $3700* per Stateroom on Holiday River Cruises

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UP TO 40% OFF HOLIDAY CRUISE FARES!

SAVINGS UP TO $3,700* PER STATEROOM
7-NIGHT CRUISES FROM $1,379* PER PERSON

TREASURES OF THE MAIN & RHINE
7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Amsterdam
U.S. Departure Dates: Dec. 22, 2013
Starting from $1,379 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,069 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS ON THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen
U.S. Departure Date: Dec. 22, 2013
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 3-night land program in Prague for $690 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,249 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS ON THE RHINE

7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel
With visits to festive Christmas Markets in Cologne, Heidelberg,
Speyer, Strasbourg and Basel
U.S. Departure Dates: Dec. 19, 2013 - 30% Off
Starting from $1,749 per person
Optional 4-night land program in Zurich & Lucerne for $1,040 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,623 for one stateroom

CHRISTMAS TIME CRUISE

7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest or reverse
With visits to festive Christmas Markets in Vienna, Budapest,
Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau and Linz
U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 24 & 27, 2013 - 30% Off
Dec. 11, 13, 17, 20 & 25, 2013
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,249 for one stateroom

BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY
7-night cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg
U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 17 & 20, 2013
Starting from $1,439 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,159 for one stateroom Optional 2-night land program in Budapest & 3-night land program
in Prague for $1,150 per person

MAGNIFICENT EUROPE (CHRISTMAS CRUISE)
14-night cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam
U.S. Departure Date: Dec. 17, 2013
Starting from $2,879 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $4,319 for one stateroom

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG
7-night cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Land Start Dates: Dec. 10 & 24, 2013
Starting from $1,619 per person cruise only
Optional land program in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap & Ho Chi Minh
City for $1,999 per person plus Intra-Asia airfare of $300 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,429 for one stateroom

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: Rates listed are in U.S. dollars; reflects applicable savings; based on double occupancy in Cat. E (Mekong - Cat. C) and vary per departure. Total savings listed is based on double occupancy. $3,700 savings per stateroom is based on Christmas Time Cruise embarking 12/28 in a Suite. Cruise $1,379 is based on Christmas Time Cruise embarking 12/25 in a Category E stateroom. Offers are valid on new FIT reservations booked from May 1to May 31, 2013. Up to 40% discount is based on the cruise only price as listed in the brochure and excludes Cat. L Suites on the Mekong. 30% discount applies to Christmas Time Cruise, embarking 11/27 and 11/30 and Christmas on the Rhine embarking 12/20. Land program, airfare, port charges and gratuities are not included in the price listed. Solo traveler offer includes discount on the cruise fare and single supplement. Promotions are limited to availability and are not combinable with any other offers. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice, offer is capacity controlled. Specific terms and conditions apply to each offer; please ask for details. Other restrictions may apply. CST#2065452-40.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Norwegians Jump on Free Upgrades

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Free Balcony Upgrades on Select Sailings

Ask about FREE airfare**.

MAY 5 - 19 2013 ONLY

Enjoy a better view - for free! Book an unforgettable vacation with Norwegian Cruise Line, and get free balcony upgrades on select sailings*. So pack your sense of adventure or pack the whole family and enjoy a spectacular vacation with a view. Snorkel in the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Explore the majestic scenery and wildlife in Alaska. Hang ten along Waikiki Beach. Do more with the freedom of Freestyle Cruising®, award-winning ships and free balcony upgrades.

But, unlike the lasting memories you’ll make, this offer ends soon.

Book from May 5 - 19 and enjoy:

  • Free balcony upgrades on select sailings*
  • Discounts for AARP members
  • Military discounts, if applicable

Book today!

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.

*Offer: Free balcony upgrades. Promo Code:EASYFARE. Promo Code: UPGRADE (online booking engine SABRE only). Booking Window 4/28/2013 - 5/19/2013. Applicable Destination: 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 minisuite 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 Reservations and New Group and FS Delegates. 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 can not be held as group block. 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. 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, Norwegegian Cruise Line strongly recommends the purchase of Travel Protection on all bookings. Government taxes and fees 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. Offer combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change at any time per Norwegian Cruise Line discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Applicable to NCLMIAMI and NCLINTL. Not applicable to CE and UK offices. Norwegian is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2013 NCL Corporation Ltd

** Offer: Free airfare for select bookings. Promo Code: AIRCRED Booking Window: 5/5/2013 - 5/19/2013. This offer is per person based on double occupancy in US dollars. Third through eight berthed guests pay prevailing air add-on rate. Offers are based on availability, for select sailings, capacity controlled, subject to change or cancel 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 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 Packages. Air discount changes will recalculate based on category booked and effective date change was made . All air penalties are applicable for air gateway changes or cancellations. Singles paying 200% of the rate are eligible. Travel Partners using Sabre’s booking engine must book Air offers by selecting Best Fare. 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. 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. Norwegian Cruise Line is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2013 NCL Corporation Ltd.

Friday, April 26, 2013

3 For All on Cunard!

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images_hdr-PIO.jpg Take your place on an extraordinary European adventure. Immerse yourself in Cunard’s unique legacy of tradition, extraordinarily modern comforts, personalised service and British hospitality.

Choose to sail the Mediterranean: two-thousand-year-old cities, whitewashed villages clinging to rugged slopes, and perfectly manicured vineyards. Visit Northern European destinations from the breathtaking fjords of the Norwegian coast to the imperial palaces and cathedrals of the majestic “Venice of the North,” St. Petersburg. Join QUEEN MARY 2, QUEEN VICTORIA or QUEEN ELIZABETH on select voyages throughout Europe, from the British Isles to Iceland, the Mediterranean or the sunny Iberian Peninsula.

Take advantage of Cunard’s special Three for All savings. Plus, receive up to $1,400 off fares per stateroom* with fares starting from $1,359*.

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

*RESTRICTIONS

New bookings only. Save up to $1,400 per stateroom offer is based on a per person discount off applicable Early Booking Fares on a space available basis at time of reservation in Inside (category IC) staterooms on the 17 August 2013 QUEEN ELIZABETH St. Petersburg & Baltic Explorer sailing (Q320). $1,359 fare is based on Inside Stateroom (category IC) on the 3 Dec 2013 QUEEN ELIZABETH 10-day Mediterranean Gems (Q329) sailing. Savings in other categories and on other voyages 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. On Board Credit offer of $400 is per stateroom ($200 per person), based on double occupancy for voyages included in this mailer. Singles paying the single supplement earn the equivalent of the per stateroom On Board Credit.

Save up to $400 off airfare offer is per stateroom based on double occupancy, applies to a discount off roundtrip flights booked through the Cunard® CompleteAir programme by 31 May 2013 for voyages included in this mailer only and applies only to roundtrip flights. Roundtrip flights are flights which depart from and arrive back into the same airport. For one way flights or flights which return to a different airport, the discount will be halved. Passengers will receive an air savings of $200 per person including 3rd/4th berth passengers. Additional airline baggage, change and cancellation fees may apply. Please call Cunard at (800) 728-6273 for more information and to book your flights. Government fees & taxes ranging from $50–$185 are included in the advertised fares.

Free gratuities offer is based on pre-payment of suggested gratuities in the amounts of $13.50 per person per day for Grills accommodations and $11.50 per person per day for Britannia accommodations. Free Gratuities offer is not available for third/fourth-berth passengers. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other select offers or other On Board Credit. Free gratuities are applicable to bookings made and deposited by 31 May 2013 for voyages included in this mailer only.

Fares apply to minimum stateroom categories on a space-available basis at time of reservation. Fares for other categories not shown may vary. Fares are per person, do not include air travel, are voyage 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. 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 available 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 who receive this offer. Fares quoted in U.S. dollars. 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: RDB/RDC/RDD/RDE. Offer expires 31 May 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 MARY2, QUEEN VICTORIA, and QUEEN ELIZABETH are trademarks owned by CUNARD. All rights reserved in the United States and other countries.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Six River Cruises Wine Lovers Shouldn’t Miss

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Autumn Splendor on the Danube & Rhine

6 River Cruises Wine Lovers Shouldn’t Miss!
$500 Savings & $300 Onboard Credit per Stateroom
Plus a Complimentary Stateroom Upgrade! Up to $1,200 Savings!

7-Night Cruise starting from $2,149 per person

AmaWaterways’ In Celebration of Wine cruises are for enthusiastic aficionados seeking to immerse themselves in the wine culture and traditions of Europe’s top wine-producing regions. Join us this November for one of six cruises on the Danube or the Rhine featuring wine tastings, wine and food pairings, tours of vineyards and wineries, and onboard lectures from renowned wine experts. Savor wonderful wines as you gaze upon incredible and ever-changing scenery. Love wine? These are the perfect cruises for you!

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard the AmaBella
U.S. Departure Date: November 8, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Hosts: Bob & Jodi Dickinson of Camillus House, Miami, FL

Bob and Jodi Dickinson are passionate fundraisers for Camillus House, a Florida nonprofit. A former cruise industry executive, Bob is a wine enthusiast and collector and a member of many prestigious food and wine societies.

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
“PRESIDENT’S CRUISE” HOSTED BY RUDI SCHREINER
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard the AmaCerto
U.S. Departure Date: November 10, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Hosts: Michael & Stephanie Honig Owners of Honig Vineyard
& Winery, Napa, CA

Winery President and Owner Michael Honig is often referred to as “the James Brown of the wine industry” and is a respected leader in the sustainable farming movement. His wife Stephanie Honig is also a wine expert with many years of experience in the industry.

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard the AmaBella
U.S. Departure Date: November 12, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Host: Barry Wiss of Trinchero Family Estates, Napa, CA

Barry Wiss is VP of Communications for Trinchero Family Estates, which represents more than 28 brands in the US and Australia. Barry is also the creator of the game the World Wine Challenge® and is one of only 120 Certified Wine Educators in the world.

GREAT CAPITALS & VINTAGES OF THE DANUBE
7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard the AmaCerto
U.S. Departure Date: November 14, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 3 nights in Prague for $690 per person
Wine Host: Vic Poulos of Zin Valle Vineyards, Canutillo, TX

Attorney and El Paso businessman Vic Poulos owns and operates the very successful Zin Valle Vineyards winery. The owner of an extensive personal wine collection, Vic is also a prolific wine blogger and writes about wine for local and national publications.

CULTURE & WINE LEGACY OF THE RHINE
7-night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam aboard the AmaCello
U.S. Departure Date: November 10, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 2 nights in Lucerne & 2 nights in Zurich for $1,040 per person
Wine Host: Holly Howell, Wine Journalist & Sommelier, Rochester, NY

Holly Howell is a Certified Sommelier, winemaker, columnist for the Democrat & Chronicle in Rochester, and a well-respected New York-based authority on the wines of the Finger Lakes region, particularly Rieslings. A passionate lover of wine with a very popular wine blog, Holly is currently pursuing her WSET diploma.

CULTURE & WINE LEGACY OF THE RHINE
7-night cruise from Amsterdam to Basel aboard the AmaCello
U.S. Departure Date: November 21, 2013
Starting from $2,149 per person
Optional 2 nights in Lucerne & 2 nights in Zurich for $1,040 per person
Wine Host: Mark Johnson, Winemaker, Chateau Chantal Winery, Traverse City, MI

Mark Johnson trained at the Geisenheim Research Institute in Germany and has been the winemaker at Chateau Chantal since it opened in 1986. He is especially renowned for his natural ice wines, which are consistent winners at top wine competitions.

Premium River Cruise Experience*
Wine lectures by renowned experts
Fine dining with paired wines
Excursions to historic vineyards & cellars
Wine tastings & evening wine events
Staterooms with French balconies and/or step-out balconies
Free in-room Internet & Wi-Fi onboard
Free-flowing wine, beer & soft drinks with lunch & dinner
Complimentary shore excursions & bicycles

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 and Conditions: Rates are based on double occupancy in Cat. E, for cruise only, and reflects $250 per person ($500 per stateroom) savings. Single occupancy staterooms receive $250 savings. $300 Onboard Credit is per stateroom (single occupancy is $250). Complimentary stateroom upgrade applies to one category upgrade only (i.e. booked in Cat. E can only upgrade to Cat. D), based on availability, for like-to-like categories, and exclude suites. Offer is valid on new bookings only made by May 31, 2013; not combinable with other promotions/discounts; limited to availability; capacity controlled and subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Other restrictions apply. Port charges of $147 per person, land programs and roundtrip airfare are additional. *Premium River Cruise Experience applies to most ships; please ask for details. AmaWaterways is registered as a seller of travel in the State of California. CST#2065452-40