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.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Winter Europe 2013-14 with Insight Vacations

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Visit Europe from November to April
SAVE UP TO 24% OFF summer prices.

  • INCLUSIVE INSIGHT Hallmarks
  • Premium Hotels in Desirable Central and Scenic Locations.
  • Exceptional Sightseeing and Priority Admissions.
  • Dine-Around and Highlight Evenings.
  • Wine Tastings and Cooking Demonstrations.
  • Business Class Legroom on all Touring Coaches.
  • Small Group Sizes, Maximum 40 Guests, Average 32.
  • Hotel and Restaurant Tips and Luggage Handling.
  • Door to Door Transportation for all included
  • Touring, Sightseeing, Excursions and Dining.

Early Payment Discount

Book AND pay early to enjoy incredible savings OF UP TO $1074 per couple!*

Pay in full before Jul 10th, 2013 The earlier you book, the more you can SAVE!

Contact Naka’s Travel to book now, or see the Tour With Naka’s page for more escorted vacations around the world!

Insight Vacations provides premium escorted motorcoach vacations throughout Britain, Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia the Eastern Mediterranean and North America.

In 1978, its first year, the company had a handful of staff in London and carried just 5700 passengers. Today, Insight has a team of professionals throughout the world, plays host to over 100,000 guests per year and has offices in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore and the UK. The company has also appointed specialist agents in Argentina, Brazil, Mauritius, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan and China.

Insight has achieved many important Tour Operator ‘Firsts’ over the years including, in 1983, being the first scheduled tour operator to win ‘the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement’ from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

‘The Art of Touring in Style’ lies at the very heart of Insight philosophy. Our carefully chosen unique features and impeccable service standards enable us to deliver exceptional quality, unequalled value, unforgettable memories and personal freedom at levels currently unrivalled elsewhere in the industry.

You will travel with companions from all over the English speaking world - England, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Singapore and more. Relax and capture the spirit of Europe and North America while we take care of every detail. From Great Britain to the European continent, from Turkey to the wonders of Israel and Egypt and the breathtaking National Parks and exciting cities of America and Canada, we invite you to experience the Insight difference and travel in style and comfort.

*Applies only to tours featuring the 7.5% ‘Early Payment Discount’ in the price panel - see our new 2013/14 Winter brochure. The $1074 per couple savings is based on the 7.5% ‘Early Payment Discount’ combined with the 5% ‘Frequent Traveler Discount’ for past Insight Guests. Savings reflect the Dec. 24, 2013 departure of 17 Day - Highlights of Europe tour. CST No. 20687545-20.

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.

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.