Friday, May 24, 2013

2-for-1 on Maiden Season Viking Ocean Cruises


Viking River Cruises moves from the rivers to the Oceans with ocean cruising in 2015 on the maiden season of the Viking Star!

Look What Is Included In Your Cruise Fare:

  • Exceptional Accommodations aboard the brand-new Viking Star, custom designed to easily access the best destinations up close, with more time in port, including late evenings and overnights for longer exploring.
  • A Private Veranda including outdoor seating in every stateroom so you can see more during your journey
  • King-Size Beds & Spacious Showers in each stateroom
  • Staterooms Of Equal Or Greater Square Footage than comparable competitors’ cabins
  • Enriching Shore Excursions in each port of call, led by knowledgeable local guides
  • Cultural Enrichment for immersion in your destinations through recommended reading, onboard classes, port guides, destination talks, and performances of music, art, cooking, dance, history and cinema
  • World-Class Service from our friendly, knowledgeable, English-speaking staff trained to the highest standards
  • Our Viking Onboard Concierge for personalized assistance to help plan your perfect day
  • All Onboard Meals, custom-created with fresh local ingredients and offering choices of regional specialties
  • A Variety Of Dining Options from casual to private dining, with the most al fresco dining on the sea
  • Complimentary Restaurant Reservations* with your choice of multiple dining venues & times (including open seating)
  • Complimentary Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • Complimentary Specialty Coffees & Teas available 24 hours
  • Complimentary Wi-fi so you can remain connected
  • Complimentary Self-Service Laundry facilities on multiple decks
  • Complimentary 24-Hour Room Service for that nibble whenever you crave
  • All Port Charges & Government Taxes—no nickel and diming

2015 Early Booking Discount

Early Booking Discount savings are available; prices are per person. Plus receive a $1,000 discount on roundtrip airfare!

Offer expires Jul 31. Ask for EBD.

2015 Early Booking Discount: On all sail dates the discount is per stateroom based on double occupancy. The 2-for-1 cruise and international air discount are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Must request offer EBD at time of booking. Must book and pay in full by December 31, 2013. Offer expires July 31, 2013.

Book a Viking Cruise online now or see the Cruise with Naka\’s page for online booking and information: http://www.nakastrav … eatured-cruises.html

Monday, May 20, 2013

Freestyle Dash May 21-24 2013


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

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Discover the Canadian Rockies by Rail with a Free* Upgrade



Join us onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer train, an inspiring journey through Canada’s West and the Canadian Rockies that has been called one of the “World’s Greatest Trips” by National Geographic. Rocky Mountaineer’s refined service, stunning scenery and gourmet cuisine will make your next travel experience truly unforgettable.

Now is the time to take advantage of this extraordinary experience with the Free Upgrade Offer* —Book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer holiday package of four nights or more by June 28, 2013 and receive a free rail seat upgrade on select dates in 2013. Now is the time to Discover the Canadian Rockies GoldLeaf Service

Space is Limited. Upgrade for Free today!

For a limited time, book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer holiday package of four nights or more on select dates in 2013 and receive a free rail seat upgrade*

guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to SilverLeaf Service

guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to GoldLeaf Service

guests receive a $400 credit towards the package price

See more on the Naka’s Travel Rocky Mountaineer page, or contact Naka’s Travel to book your trip today!

*Offer valid on new, qualifying 2013 bookings with a land tour portion of 4 nights or more, made between May 6, 2013 and June 28, 2013. This offer is available on select dates only. Availability of seats is limited. The offer is available on a first come, first served basis. There is no discount or credit if the seat upgrade is unavailable. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. The rail seat upgrade is an onboard upgrade only; accommodation is NOT upgraded free of charge. Upgrade must be requested at the time of booking, by quoting code FREEUPGRADE. Not applicable to 2-day rail only bookings or 3 nights Classic Rail Vacation packages. Not available to Group Tour Bookings. If SilverLeaf Service is not available on a particular date for this offer, but GoldLeaf Service is, RedLeaf Service guests receive 50% off the cost of an upgrade to GoldLeaf Service. US guests must pay in USD. Deposits are required at the time of booking.  Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Autumn, Winter & Spring Vacations with Brendan


Book your European Autum, Winter, or Spring Vacation today and Save Up to $508*

Save up to $508* per couple for a limited-time when you take advantage of our Early Payment Discount on our 2013-2014 European Winter Departures booked by July 10, 2013!

Choose from our selection of European Guided Vacations including:

Enchanting Emerald Isle - 9 Days from $1,325**

Take a glimpse of Ireland’s best as you travel from Dublin towards Castlebar and Connemara, visiting the visually stunning Kylemore Abbey and Strokestown Park House. Then head south toward Limerick and Killarney, experiencing Ireland’s finest scenic landscape and natural beauty found throughout the Cliffs of Moher and Ring of Kerry.

Real Britain - 9 Days from $1,550**

Visit medieval and modern London, the Wedgwood Pottery Center in Bristol, the scenic Lake District, Edinburgh Castle, Wordsworth’s house and the Moffat Woolen Centre. Enjoy Jedburgh Abbey ruins, York Minster, Coventry and Stratford-upon-Avon and much more!

Spanish Wonder - 10 Days from $1,775**

Experience Spain like never before on your 10-day adventure through its wondrous city highlighted with bright, vibrant local culture. Begin your stay in Madrid touring the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana and the plaza de Espana. Next, visit Seville and Granada where Spain’s architectural splendors are highlighted by the Chapel of Santo Tome and the Alhambra Palace.

Italian Trio - 9 Days from $1,895**

Experience Italy with the best collection of sightseeing highlights featuring Venice, Florence and Rome with the help of our tour guides! Explore each destination with a city tour and visit the cultural and historical sites such as the Leaning Tower in Pisa, the Magnificent Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum and much more!

European Whirl - 15 Days from $3,025**

Embrace Europe’s most important cities in one epic journey! From friendly Amsterdam and the relaxing Rhine Valley to scenic Alpine passes, Renaissance Italy and the passion of Paris, discover the continent’s unique cultural landmarks on this unmissable adventure!

View all of Brendan’s Autumn, Winter & Spring Vacations online!

See the Tour with Naka’s Page for information about this and other escorted tour packages, or contact Naka’s Travel to book now!

Terms & Conditions:

*Savings of up to $508 per couple ($254 per person) are valid on new 2013-2014 European Autumn Winter & Spring Vacations booked by 7/10/13. Sample savings is based on Brendan’s “European Whirl” itinerary departing 12/22/2013. Discount is not valid with other promotional offers, but may be combined with most brochure discounts. Not valid on all departures. Subject to availability and offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. **Prices are land-only, per-person, based on double occupancy and reflect travel dates with the lowest vacation price, prior to discount. For more information please visit CST# 2084503-20.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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




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

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


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


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

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

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

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.