Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Celebrate the Holidays and Save up to $3,700 on River Cruising

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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
Starting from $1,618 per person
Optional 4-night land program in Zurich & Lucerne for $1,040 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,428 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,
Dec. 8, 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: Nov. 19; 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. Offers are valid on new FIT reservations booked from February 19 to April 30, 2013. 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; 12/9 and 12/8. 25% discount applies to Christmas Time Cruise, embarking 12/9. 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.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Cunard 2014-2015 on sale from April 9th

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2014-2015 Cruises - On Sale 9 April 2013

Cunard’s 2014-2015 Cruise Programme features more Mediterranean cruises, new land tours, special Transatlantic Crossings, and celebratory events to mark the 10th Anniversary of flagship
Queen Mary 2.

Queen Elizabeth

New Mediterranean itineraries with more than 70 departure options from June to December 2014 with the choice of 7-, 14- or 21-night itineraries, as well as overnight stays in Istanbul and Venice.
Fares from $999*

Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria will sail a range of voyages to the Norwegian Fjords, the Baltic and the Mediterranean. Later in the season she will sail Around the British Isles rountrip from Southampton to Kirkwall, Greenock, Dublin, St. Peter Port and more.
Fares from $1,599*

Queen Mary 2

Queen Mary 2 continues to offer a full Transatlantic Crossing season and will again venture to Northern Europe to Norway’s iconic towns including Bergen, Ålesund, Trondheim, Andalasnes, Tromsø, Stavanger and more.
Northern Europe fares from $1,499*

Queen Mary 2 10th anniversary

2014 is her 10th Anniversary Year — we are celebrating with two special Birthday Crossings on the 9th and 16th of May. Select crossings also feature a call into Halifax, Nova Scotia to celebrate.
Fares from $1,199*

New Land Tours

New exclusive land tours including:

- New York: Exclusive Macy’s Fashion Breakfast

  • London: England’s Christmas Capital
  • London: VIP Royal Tour of London
  • Hamburg: Berlin Highlights Tour

Cruised with Cunard Before?

World Club members enjoy a saving of 5% off launch fares^, available to past passengers who book by 31 August 2013 for all summer 2014 and winter 2015 voyages. Offer is not applicable to third-and fourth-berth passengers.

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

*Fares are per person, quoted in U.S. dollars, do not include air travel, are voyage only, based on double occupancy, apply to the first two guests in a stateroom and do not apply to singles or third/fourth-berth guests. $999 fare is based on a Inside stateroom (Category IC) for the 12 November 2014 QUEEN ELIZABETH 7-day Pearls of the Adriatic voyage; $1,199 fare is based on a Inside stateroom (Category ID) for the 15 December 2014 QUEEN MARY 2 7-day Transatlantic Crossing; $1,499 fare is based on a Inside stateroom (Category ID) for the 4 November 2014 QUEEN MARY 2 8-day Northern Discovery voyage and $1,599 fare is based on a Inside stateroom (Category IC) for the 20 July 2014 QUEEN VICTORIA 7-day Fjords and Waterfalls voyage. This offer is capacity-controlled, is subject to change and may not be combinable with any other public or past guest 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. Government fees and taxes are additional, are subject to change, range from $17-$335 per person and may be higher for Canadian residents. Cunard reserves the right to impose a fuel supplement of up to $9 per person per day on all passengers if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel, even if fares have been paid in full. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please refer to the applicable Cunard brochure for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings. Certain restrictions apply. Ship’s Registry: Bermuda. ©CUNARD 2013.

^ World Club Discount expires 31 August 2013 for all summer 2014 and winter 2015 voyages. Launch 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.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

AmaWaterways Waives Single Supplement on Select Cruises

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Welcome Aboard Solo Travelers!

BIG SAVINGS FOR SOLO TRAVELERS!
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT ON SELECT DEPARTURES

An AmaWaterways river cruise is a perfect option for travelers venturing out on their own. No packing and unpacking, eating alone, or navigating unfamiliar places. With our small ships, helpful cruise managers, and friendly, like-minded passengers, solo travelers never feel left out of the action. We’ve waived our Single Supplement on select staterooms categories (window staterooms only) for the following departures:

TULIP TIME CRUISE
7-night Holland & Belgium cruise in the Spring
U.S. Departure Date: April 19, 2013 aboard the AmaVerde
U.S. Departure Date: April 30, 2013 aboard the AmaPrima - NEW SHIP!
Starting from $2,699* per stateroom

PARIS & NORMANDY PARIS & NORMANDY
7-night Seine cruise aboard the AmaLegro
U.S. Departure Dates: May 2 & July 4, 2013
Starting from $3,199* per stateroom
Optional 2-night land program in Paris for $780 per room

THE ROMANTIC DANUBE

7-night Budapest - Vilshofen cruise or reverse aboard the AmaCerto
U.S. Departure Dates: July 21; August 4 & 8, 2013
Starting from $2,799* per stateroom
Optional 3-night land program in Prague for $1,085 per room

BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY
7-night Budapest - Nuremberg cruise aboard the AmaLyra
U.S. Departure Dates: August 3 & 17, 2013
Starting from $2,799* per stateroom
Optional 2-night land program in Budapest & 3 nights in Prague
for $1,800 per room

MAGNIFICENT EUROPE
14-night Amsterdam - Budapest cruise aboard
the AmaPrima - NEW SHIP!
U.S. Departure Dates: May 7 & July 2, 2013
Starting from $5,399* per stateroom

VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & THE RICHES OF THE MEKONG
7-night Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh City cruise
Embarkation Dates: April 8; July 29; August 26 & November 18, 2013
aboard the AmaLotus
Embarkation Dates: April 15; August 19; September 16; October 14, 28
& November 11, 2013 aboard the La Marguerite
Starting from $1,699* per stateroom
Optional 8-night land program Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap
& Ho Chi Minh city for $2,899 per room

Limited Time Offer - Book by March 31, 2013!

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 Solo Travelers Discount in Cat. E (Cat. C Mekong) and may vary per departure date. Solo Traveler discount is only applicable to the cruise portion in Cat. E or D in Europe and all stateroom categories on the Mekong (except Suites and Luxury Suites) and does not apply to land program, which is based on double occupancy. Offers are valid on new FIT reservations booked by March 31, 2013. Solo Traveler Discount consists off waiving the single supplement fee on the cruise only price. Land program, airfare, port charges and gratuities are not included in the price listed. Promotion limited to availability and is 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. Other restrictions may apply. CST#2065452-40.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Free Cruise to Europe with Africa Safari Cruise Booking

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Africa Safari & Wildlife Cruise

Book an Africa Safari & Wildlife Cruise
& Receive a FREE 7-night European River Cruise
in a French Balcony stateroom!*

Book a 2013 Spring or Summer Africa Safari & Wildlife Cruise (select departures) and earn a FREE cruise for two in Europe! Choose either an “In Celebration of Wine” cruise or a Holiday cruise departing November or December in 2013 or 2014. Already have plans? Surprise a loved one with the ultimate gift - a luxurious European river cruise (as your free cruise is transferable)!

TULIP TIME CRUISE STARS OF AFRICA
Enjoy 3 nights in Cape Town, 3 nights in Kruger National Park Area and
1 night in Johannesburg before embarking on your 4-night safari cruise, ending with 2 nights in Victoria Falls
Hotel Check-in Dates: March 11, April 15, 29, May 27, June 3,
July 8 & 22, 2013
Starting from $8,995* per person

GOLDEN TRAILS OF AFRICA
1 night in Nairobi, 8 nights at game reserves in Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti, 1 night in Johannesburg, then a 4-night safari cruise & 2 nights in Victoria Falls
Hotel Check-in Dates: March 8, May 24, 31, July 5 & 19, 2013
Starting from $11,495* per person

NOW FEATURING SOME OF AFRICA’S MOST PREMIER LODGE
AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS


Africa Wildlife Cruises & Included Features

4 nights in a Balcony stateroom | Full day Chobe National Park game drive
Exclusive private picnic in Chobe National Park | Cultural interaction with Kasenu villagers
Excursions in a mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe | Traditional African Boma Dinner onshore
All meals included with complimentary wine and beer on board | Premier hotel accommodations
Exclusive luxury safari lodges | Daily morning/afternoon/evening game drives
All meals, drinks and laundry included at lodges

Unrushed, unspoiled, up-close…Africa as it was meant to be seen!

SPECIAL LIMITED-TIME 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: All prices are per person, based on double occupancy (stateroom SB aboard the Zambezi Queen) and vary per departure date. International airfare, intra-Africa air and upgrades are additional; ask for details. Featured hotels and lodges are based on availability and may be substituted for similar accommodations. Special limited time offer is applicable to new bookings only, not combinable with any other offers and is based on availability. Offer not applicable to Groups; FIT bookings only. Offer only applicable to departure dates listed above and must be paid in full to redeem free 7-night cruise. Free cruise offer only applicable towards one Cat. C stateroom for 7-nights (port charges additional) on any “In Celebration of Wine” cruise or Holiday cruise departing November-December in 2013 or 2014. Free cruise may be transferred if guest is not able to travel. Visas are required for travel to Africa; please consult with your Consulate for more information. Availability is limited on these cruises, capacity controlled and subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Other restrictions may apply. AmaWaterways is registered as a seller of travel in the State of California. CST#2065452-40

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Save on Avalon Waterways in 2014

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Save $1,000 per couple on select 2014 Avalon Europe Book Now Sailings.*

Austrian Highlights & Bavaria From Vienna To Munich

Starting At: $ 2639.00
Ship: Avalon Artistry II

On this marvelous cruise vacation, visit Austria’s capital, Vienna, and be delighted by its charming small towns-like Melk, Dürnstein, and Grein-before heading into Germany’s Bavaria. First, enjoy Vienna, with its spectacular museums, awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and delightful music. In Dürnstein, explore the small town above which stand the ruins of the castle where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned in 1192. Visit magnificent Melk Abbey, and Grein’s quaint historical theater. In Germany, visit the Bavarian capital of Munich, the charming town of Oberammergau, and the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. All of this and much more await you on this wonderful cruise on the Danube River through Austria’s highlights and Bavaria-it’s a vacation of a lifetime!

Tulip Time Cruise

Starting At: $ 2329.00
Ship: Avalon Artistry II

Discover picturesque Holland and Belgium in the spring on this marvelous river cruise vacation! Drink in the colorful blooming beauty of famous Keukenhof Gardens, vibrant gardens with the world’s largest bulb flower park, visit one of the charming windmills at Kinderdijk, and learn about Holland’s complex flood controls at the fascinating Delta Works. Discover St. Baaf’s Cathedral in medieval Ghent, explore Antwerp, and visit Maastricht, the university town on the borders of Belgium and Germany. End your cruise with a canal cruise in Amsterdam. All of this is waiting for you on this vacation sure to delight all of your senses!

Capitals Of Central Europe From Prague To Budapest

Starting At: $ 2739.00
Ship: Avalon Panorama

On this magnificent cruise vacation, enjoy seeing some of Central Europe’s splendid capitals-Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, and Budapest-as well as many small towns that dot the landscape along the way. Explore the grounds of majestic Hradcany Castle in Prague, savor a Sachertorte in Vienna, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava, and shop for paprika in Budapest. But in addition to these vibrant cities, there’s even more.explore Germany’s Passau, located at the confluence of three rivers, and Linz, Austria’s third-largest city. Visit the quaint historical theater in the resort town of Grein and one of Europe’s largest and most spectacular monasteries at Melk. Discover Krems in Austria’s Wachau Valley or choose to learn about wine, which is an important part of life in the Wachau region. Guided sightseeing with Certified Local Guides in each city is sure to heighten your experience.

Book an Avalon Waterways river cruise online, or contact us to book your Avalon Waterways river cruise today! See the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

Avalon Waterways sets the standard in river cruising with the newest fleet and extraordinary itineraries. Avalon Waterways also offers small-ship cruises to the Galapagos Islands! Unpack only once, then relax, take in the sights, and let us do the rest.

*Book a select 2014 Europe Avalon Waterways vacation to receive $500 off per person on the cruise/land or cruise only price. For A Taste of the Danube (WBV) the promotion applies only to the land inclusive price. Offer available on select dates of select cruises. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between January 30 and April 9, 2013 for travel at select times in 2014. Avalon and Royal Suites excluded. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Not combinable with any other offer, other than Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit. Applies to new 2014 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.