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.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Mediterranean Cruise Deals with Princess!

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Fifty years ago Princess Cruises cruised to Mexico on Princess Patricia. Today, they take guests to destinations all around the world! Celebrate 50 years with Princess Cruises with their biggest sale ever, the 50th Anniversary Sale!

Save up to $500* per person on cruise destinations around the world! Plus get up to $200 FREE Anniversary spending money‡ to spend on commemorative 50th Anniversary keepsakes, a rejuvenating massage at the Lotus Spa, or perhaps an in-depth cultural shore excursion! AND enjoy FREE specialty dining for 2** at one of the specialty restaurants, like the Crown Grill where you’ll savor a cooked-to-order steak, or Sabatini’s, where authentic, Italian fare evokes the flavors of Tuscany.

When you book today, not only will you save BIG and get FREE offers, but when you cruise during their 50th anniversary season, you’ll celebrate with:

  • A special 50th Anniversary menu with commemorative dishes from the past 5 decades
  • Chocolate desserts from the new Chocolate Journeys program designed by master chocolatier Norman Love
  • Distinctive new Seawitch West Coast IPA beer and inventive cocktails from renowned mixologist Spike Marchant
  • A new Love Boat Party on the top deck, a Golden Balloon drop and so much more!

What’s more, you can bring your family with up to 50% off 3rd and 4th guests!† And with a reduced deposit of only $100^ you can’t miss this perfect opportunity to celebrate with Princess Cruises!

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

†3rd & 4th guests up to 50% off is based on a discount off the third and/or fourth person fares in a stateroom. Discount is taken at time of booking.

^Reduced deposit of $100 per person applies to all guests in a stateroom. Deposits made under this promotion are refundable and non-transferable.

‡Free onboard spending money is in the form of an onboard credit. Up to $200 USD onboard credit per stateroom applies to select sailings and varies according to category booked and sailing duration. Any unused onboard credit is non-refundable. Past guests may qualify for lower fares than those advertised that do not combine with the Onboard Credit offer. See website included below for more details.

**Bookings 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 two guests in the booking redeems the offer. One offer per stateroom. Offer is non-transferable, has no cash value and Princess reserves 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.

*Save up to $500 per person is based on a discount off applicable Launch Fares on a space available basis at time of booking on select sailings only. 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. 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 $450 are additional and subject 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 non-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: February 26, 2015. Reference promotion code: R50, RTA.

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

© 2015 Princess Cruises. Ships of Bermudan and British registry.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Explore Southeast Asia - Up to $2,500 Savings on River Cruising

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An Exotic Mekong Journey

On an AmaWaterways river cruise, you don’t just pass through a destination – you experience it. We pair our amazing cruise itinerary in Vietnam and Cambodia with an exceptional land program to create the ultimate exotic adventure. This way, our guests can experience even more of the enlightening culture and mysterious wonders that these countries have to offer. Because it’s not just about where you go – it’s how you get there that matters.

Book now and you can save up to $2,500 per stateroom on select departures.

Vietnam, Cambodia & The Riches of the Mekong
7-night cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
River(s): Mekong
2015 Embarkation Dates: April 6; June 29; July 13, 27;
August 10, 17, 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21, 28
Rates starting from: $2,999 $1,049
Aboard the AmaLotus or AmaDara

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: Offers are valid on new FIT reservations booked by February 28, 2015. Total savings are per stateroom and exclude Luxury Suites. Single supplement waived for solo travelers; not combinable with any other offer and excludes all Suites. All prices listed are in U.S. dollars and are based on double-occupancy in a Category C stateroom. Airfare, visa, port charges, gratuities, and incidental expenses are not included in the price listed. Promotion is limited to availability; not combinable with any other offers; and is subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Other restrictions apply. Offer is capacity-controlled and subject to modification, reduction or withdrawal without notice. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

2015 Danube Cruises - Save Up To $1,500

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Special Offer on Danube Cruises

The Danube River winds its way through some of Europe’s richest countries, offering impressive views of its many illustrious vineyards and historic towns. We still have space available on some peak season departures, so it’s not too late for your clients to book one of our spectacular Danube cruises in 2015!

Reserve a balcony stateroom now and save up to $1,500 on select dates listed below.

Blue Danube Discovery
7-night cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg

2015 Embarkation Dates: March 31;
June 2, 23; July 7, 21
Starting from $3,398 $2,648
Aboard the AmaDolce or AmaLyra

The Legendary Danube
7-night cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest

2015 Embarkation Dates: April 7; June 30; July 7, 14, August 11, October 13
Starting from $3,498 $2,748
Aboard the AmaLyra or AmaDolce

Melodies of the Danube
7-night cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen

2015 Embarkation Dates: March 30; April 14;
July 20, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 17, 19
Starting from $3,398 $2,898
Aboard the AmaPrima, AmaDolce, AmaSonata, or AmaSerena

The Romantic Danube
7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest

2015 Embarkation Dates: August 12, 19
Starting from $4,098 $3,848
Aboard the AmaPrima, AmaSonata, or AmaSerena

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 rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a category C 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 December 31, 2014. Promotions valid on new Group Bookings but not combinable with group discount. 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. Total savings on Balcony Celebration offer are per stateroom for cruise only and apply to select dates in balcony stateroom categories C-AA (excludes categories E, D, Single, A+, AA+ and Suites). Solo Traveler offer varies per departure (ask for details) and does not apply to Suites, AA+ or A+ categories. 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.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Ride the wave to great perks!

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SAY HELLO TO YOUR BEST VACATION EVER.

OFFER ENDS JANUARY 31. CALL US TO BOOK YOUR CRUISE TODAY!

Norwegian’s Freestyle Choice gives you more choices than ever before when booking an Oceanview Stateroom or higher. Choose one, two or three of the following offers*:

  • Choose the Ultimate Dining Package and experience a different specialty restaurant every night of your cruise.
  • Savor French cuisine at Le Bistro, Certified Angus Beef® at Cagney’s Steakhouse, succulent meats at our wildly popular Moderno Churrascaria and more!
  • Choose the Ultimate Beverage Package and enjoy your favorite wine, beer and cocktails for as long as you sail.
  • Choose the onboard credit and get up to $300 to pamper yourself with a spa treatment, a shore excursion and more.

Book any destination in an Oceanview Stateroom or higher and choose one offer. Book Europe or Hawai’i** in an Oceanview Stateroom or higher and choose any two offers. Book a Suite or The Haven and get all three offers, valued at up to $2,000!

* Inside and Studio cabins are excluded from this offer.
**Ultimate Beverage Package will be substituted for an Air Credit.

Offer ends January 31, 2015. Call to book your vacation 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

Booking Window: 12/16/14 – 1/31/15 11.59pm EST
Applicable Sailings: 5+ day select sailings in Oceanview accommodations or higher Program Codes: CHOODB, CHOOD(OBC & Dining), CHOOB (OBC & Beverage), CHODB (Dining & Beverage), CHOO (OBC), CHOD (Dining), CHOB (Beverage), CHOO (OBC), CHOD (Dining), CHOA (Air Credit)

Terms & Conditions Inside and Studio cabins are excluded from this offer. Valid for all guests in the stateroom. Valid on 5+ day select sailings. Offer is for New Individual FIT Reservations. Qualifying New Individual FIT reservations can be moved into an existing traditional or FS Group and count towards Tour Conductor Credits. “Offer is not combinable with group block rates and cannot be held as group block.” Singles paying 200% of voyage fare qualify. Guest cannot substitute or customize this offer. Government Taxes, Port Expenses & Fees, and discretionary onboard service charges are additional. Cancellation Fees also apply based on the Booking/Sailing date; therefore, Norwegian Cruise Line strongly recommends the purchase of Travel Protection on all bookings. Not applicable to Chartered Dates and Group Types: INCREG & INCLARGE. 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, AUSTRALIA. Not applicable to CE and UK offices.

Ultimate Beverage Package: Variety of spirits and cocktails, wines by the glass and bottled or draft beer up to $10. Includes fountain soda and juice, Non-alcoholic beer is included. Ultimate beverage package option includes 15% gratuity on the package. Ultimate beverage option is only available for guests 25 and older on any sailing from 3/1 - 4/15. For all Pride of America, Transatlantics, Repos, and Panama Canals air credit will replace the ultimate beverage package. A 20% discount will be given on bottles of wine (champagne and sparkling included) purchased on board, Applicable taxes, US and VAT may apply based on certain destinations. Does not apply to the Ice Bars. Variety of spirits, cocktails, wines by the glass and bottled or draft beer over $10. Does not include room service, package sales ,bottled water, ship specific promotions or beer buckets, designated Super Premium brands (subject to change), bottled wine, mini bar purchases, fresh squeezed juices, Lavazza Coffee beverages, wine dispenser, energy drinks or vending machines. All 3-8 guests will receive a soda package.

Ultimate dining package: Unlimited dining at specialty restaurants. Dining Package excludes Chef’s Table, Ocean Blue, Carlo’s Bakery items, Ice Cream Bar, and Gelato. A la carte priced restaurants are excluded (i.e. Sushi, Raw Bar, Noodle Bar and Ocean Blue Waterfront). Entertainment based dining is excluded (Cirque shows, Second City Lunches, Nick Breakfasts, Wine Lovers, Illusionarium). The A la carte venues and Ocean Blue are not included in the UDP, but will be discounted 20% for those who choose the package. Entertainment based and Chef’s Table dining will not be discounted. Additional main courses in Cagney’s, Le Bistro, and Jefferson’s Bistro will be charged at $10.00. Guests who chose the UDP can reserve the embarkation day performances at no additional cost.

Onboard credit offer: Per stateroom in U.S. Dollars and will be applied to 1-2 guests on the reservation. $200 OBC for Oceanview/Balcony/MiniSuite, $300 OBC for Haven and Suite bookings per stateroom Onboard credit has no monetary value and is non-transferable. It may not be used toward onboard service charges or pre-purchased activities.

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. ©2014 NCL Corporation Ltd