Tuesday, February 19, 2013

40% Off Holiday River Cruises

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


CHRISTMAS ON THE RHINE

7-night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam or reverse
With visits to festive Christmas Markets in Basel, Strasbourg, Speyer,
Heidelberg and Cologne
U.S. Departure Dates: December 8 & 19, 2013
Starting from $1,499 per person

Optional 4-night land program in Zurich & Lucerne for $1,040 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,249 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. 6, 8, 11, 13, 17, 20, 22 & 25, 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

BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY
7-night cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg
U.S. Departure Dates: Nov. 17 & 20, 2013
Starting from $1,439 per person

Optional 2-night land program in Budapest & 3-night land program
in Prague for $1,150 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,159 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

MAGNIFICENT 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

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 January 22 to February 28, 2013. 40% discount is based on the cruise only price as listed in the brochure and excludes Cat. L Suites on the Mekong. Land program, airfare, port charges and gratuities are not included in the price listed. Solo traveler offer includes 40% 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.

Experience Living History by Steamboat

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Experience Living History for just $243 per day

EMBARK ON A CIVIL WAR JOURNEY

Experience 12 Days of Living History

Whether you are a casual observer of Civil War history or an enthusiastic re-enactor, you can satisfy your interests this September with our Civil War Journey. Bobby Horton will provide musical performances of period songs and hymns. Barry Meadows and Al Stone will be onboard portraying Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, respectively. George Buss is a renowned Abraham Lincoln tribute artists who has been featured on several television specials and made many public appearances. He will join you on this journey to reenact the 16th president’s famous speeches. Finally, famed historians Dr. James “Bud” Robertson and Brian Steel Wills will provide commentary to highlight important sites with entertaining lecturers and discussions along your itinerary.

Civil War journey fares begin at $2,920 per guest.
That is our best value for the 2013 season at only $243 per day!

12-Day Journey: September 11-22
Jackson, Mississippi to Chattanooga, TN

Day 1: Hotel Stay – Jackson, MS
Arrive in Jackson at your leisure and sleep soundly in your luxury hotel. Tomorrow morning your full American breakfast is complimentary before your luxury motorcoach transfers you to your Vicksburg tour.

Day 2: Vicksburg, MS + Memphis, TN Hotel Stay
Visit the site of the epic battle of Vicksburg. The battlefields, statues and monuments along with commentary by your knowledgeable guide will bring the scene to life as you have never before experienced. Lunch is included and you will depart for Memphis in the afternoon, arriving at your luxury hotel in the early evening.

Day 3: Memphis, TN
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Memphis today. This afternoon, you will board the American Queen to begin your voyage. The Premium Choice Tour “The Bluff City & Elvis” is a great way to get around to the must-see sights in Memphis, including the world-renowned home of Elvis Presley, Graceland Mansion.

Day 4: Mississippi River Cruising
Enjoy life onboard the largest, most opulent riverboat in the world, and take in an enlightening lecture from one of our acclaimed Civil War historians.

Day 5: New Madrid, MO

The battle and siege of New Madrid, Missouri, tells the story of the importance the river systems played in Civil War strategy as major supply routes for equipment and soldiers.

Day 6: Paducah, KY

Paducah was occupied by Federal forces for much of the Civil War. It’s location offered full control of the junction of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers.

Day 7: Tennessee River Cruising
Enjoy the beautiful rolling hills and plains of Tennessee, along with the bounty of onboard entertainment and activities.

Day 8: Florence, AL
The history in Florence goes back even farther than the Civil War. The Florence Indian Mound is the highest mound in the Tennessee Valley region, and a nearby museum showcases some of the artifact left behind by the areas early native American inhabitants 10,000 years ago. Pope’s Tavern is a popular Civil War landmark, having served as a hospital for Union and Confederate soldiers.

Day 9: Decatur, AL
The Blue and Gray Museum of North Alabama hosts the largest collection of privately owned Civil War items in the nation.

Day 10: Tennessee River Cruising

The Tennessee River Gorge is one of the most scenic stretches of river in America. Before Hales Bar Dam was built in 1913, it was almost one of the most treacherous.

Day 11: Chattanooga, TN

Today you arrive in Chattanooga, but your journey is not yet over. Discover the last Confederate stronghold in Tennessee to fall to Union forces. Chattanooga was valued for its railroad junction stretching North to Nashville and Knoxville and running south to Atlanta. Lookout Mountain, overlooking Chattanooga and the Tennessee River also provided natural strategic advantage, as its name denotes. Tonight, enjoy a luxury hotel stay to allow a full day of exploration.

Day 12: Hotel Stay – Chattanooga, TN

After your restful hotel night, a full American breakfast is also complimentary. Visit or revisit any attractions before returning home.

For information and booking cruises worldwide please contact us or see the Cruise with Naka’s page at:

http://www.nakastrav … eatured-cruises.html

Friday, February 15, 2013

August for Everybody on the American Queen!

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August Holds a Unique Itinerary For Everyone

Have you ever wondered what this country looked like to its early explorers and pioneers? The great rivers of America were the highways of early exploration. Stories and surprises lie around every bend surrounded by magnificent scenery. Our journeys through the heartland offer a unique perspective on America’s history, culture and landscape that you can’t get anywhere else: up-close, in-depth and unforgettable.

This August, a kaleidoscope of destinations awaits. Storybook American towns and vibrant, bustling cities provide a bit of excitement between peaceful fields of gold and majestic, soaring mountains. Broad sweeping deltas and deep blue fjords are the same visions that compelled the works of Mark Twain. To travel aboard the American Queen is to immerse yourself in an extraordinarily American experience, shared only by a discerning few.

Join us this August for 7- to 14-day journeys on the Ohio and Upper Mississippi Rivers. With fares as low as $1,820 per guest, you can experience the most opulent riverboat in the world for only $260 per day!

Music of the Rivers
7-Day Journey: August 4-10, 2013
Cincinnati, OH – Pittsburgh, PA
Fares from $1,820

Lewis & Clark / Route 66
7-Day Journey: August 9-15, 2013
Pittsburgh, PA – Cincinnati, OH
Fares from $1,820

Lewis & Clark / Route 66
9-Day Journey: August 14-22, 2013
Cincinnati, OH – St. Louis, MO
Fares from $2,495

Lewis & Clark / Route 66
14-Day Journey: August 9-22, 2013
Pittsburgh, PA – St. Louis, MO
Fares from $4,295

Good Old Summertime
9-Day Journey: Aug 30 – Sept 7, 2013
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – St. Louis, MO
Fares from $2,495

Good Old Summertime
11-Day Journey: August 21-31, 2013
St. Louis, MO – Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Fares from $3,245

For information and booking cruises worldwide please contact us or see the Cruise with Naka’s page at:

http://www.nakastrav … eatured-cruises.html

Fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include air or land transportation. Port Charges of $69 to $159 per person are additional and not included in the fare. Promotional fares and amenities are capacity controlled, may vary by sailing and category of accommodations and may be withdrawn without notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply. The American Queen is owned and operated by the American Queen Steamboat Operating Company LLC, Inc.; is regularly inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard; is American flagged; is of American registry; and employs American officers, crew and staff.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Holland America Line Sail and Save - until February 28th

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Savor expansive views and sea breezes in an ocean-view or verandah stateroom—and save with incredible Sail & Save Event fares.

  • Save up to 50%*
  • FREE or reduced cruise fares for 3rd/4th guests*
  • FREE or reduced Hotel stays*

Book today for best selection and to take advantage of these extraordinary values.

Alaska Cruises - Fares from $599*, FREE Hotel Stay*

Alaska CruiseTours - Fares from $999*, FREE Hotel Stay*

Asia & Pacific - Fares from $799*

Australia & New Zealand - Fares from $1,149*

Canada & New England - Fares from $499*, FREE Hotel Stay*

Caribbean - Fares from $499*

Europe - Fares from $699*

Hawaii & Tahiti - Fares from $1,999*

Mexico - Fares from $599*

Panama Canal - Fares from $1,199*

South America - Fares from $799*

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

For more than 139 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, five star dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you’ve come to the right place. We are committed to our mission: through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.

*Fuel supplement has been suspended. Holland America Line reserves the right to reinstate the fuel supplement for all guests at up to $9 per person per day should the price of light sweet crude oil according to the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index) increase above $70 per barrel. Please consult our website for current information. Fares are based on Promo(s) RH & RT. Featured fares are per person based on double occupancy, cruise or cruisetour only. Fares are in U.S. dollars. All savings amounts are included in the fares shown. Government Fees & Taxes are additional and range from $62.83 to $1531.24. Subject to availability. Upgrade offers are valid on select sailings and in select categories only. R-Tours include air transportation between Fairbanks/Anchorage and Seattle, overnight accommodations in Seattle and a motorcoach transfer between Vancouver and Seattle. Free Seattle/Vancouver/Fairbanks/Anchorage hotel offer for Alaska cruises and CruiseTours (Y1-Y6, D1-D5, D8-D9) is based on Promo HT, double occupancy and applicable only to verandah suites: PS-BB on ms Amsterdam, ms Statendam, ms Zaandam and ms Volendam; PS-SY on ms Oosterdam and ms Zuiderdam. Free Québec City hotel offer for Canada & New England cruises is based on Promo HT, double occupancy and applicable only to verandah suites: PS-BC on ms Veendam. Reduced hotel offer is for select Asia, South America and Transatlantic cruises and applicable to all stateroom categories. Government Fees & Taxes are included in all hotel offers. Third/fourth offer based on sharing a stateroom with 1st and 2nd guests, are valid on select sailings, and are based on Promo Z3. Third/fourth child offer applicable to ages 17 and under. Government Fees & Taxes apply to all 3rd/4th offers. For more information about our stateroom categories and suite descriptions, to view deck plans and for full terms and conditions applicable to your cruise, please refer to www.hollandamerica.comor the appropriate Holland America brochure. Offers are capacity controlled, and may be modified or withdrawn without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply. Ships’ Registry: The Netherlands.

Friday, February 8, 2013

The Love Boat Sale - February 14-18 2013

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The Love Boat Sale!

5 Days Only - February 14th - 18th 2013

Don’t miss these heart-skipping Love Boat Sale deals!

From Thursday, February 14th, to Monday, February 18th, save up to $1,700 per stateroom* on some of the most romantic cruise destinations in Europe!* Plus get up to $100 FREE onboard spending money^ to spend on that special someone in the Lotus Spa® or one of the duty-free boutiques onboard! Plus, if you book by Monday, February 18th, you can also save up to $1,000 on airfare for two people^ when you book with Princess eZAir®.

This sale is only 5 days so hurry and call before you miss out on this heart-pounding deal!

P.S. — Check out some sample itineraries below!

All fares shown already include all applicable government fees and taxes — what you see is what you pay!

12-day Greek Isles
May-November 2013
Fares based on Ruby Princess® 5/24/13 sailing
Government fees and taxes of $70 included and subject to change.
Interior fares from $1,769*

12-day British Isles
May-August 2013
Fares based on Caribbean Princess® 5/24/13 sailing
Government fees and taxes of $145 included and subject to change.
Interior fares from $1,844*

12-day Holy Land
May-November 2013
Fares based on Pacific Princess® 5/27/13 sailing
Government fees and taxes of $150 included and subject to change.
Interior fares from $2,049*

11-day Scandinavia & Russia
May-August 2013
Fares based on Emerald Princess® 6/3/13 sailing
Government fees and taxes of $180 included and subject to change.
Interior fares from $2,079*

12-day Grand Mediterranean
July-September 2013
Fares based on Royal Princess® 9/15/13 sailing.
Government fees and taxes of $95 included and subject to change.
Interior fares from $2,089*

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

*This promotion is not combinable with past passenger offers. Not all fares are eligible for this offer. Save up to $1,700 per stateroom ($850 per person) is based on a per person discount off applicable Launch Fares on a space available basis at time of booking on select sailings. 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 may vary. Oceanview stateroom may have an obstructed view. Fares are per person, non-air, cruise- or cruisetour-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. Princess 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. This offer applies to new bookings only, is capacity controlled and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past passenger 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 and receive this offer. Fares quoted in U.S. dollars. Please refer to the applicable Princess Cruises brochure or princess.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings. Reference promotion code: R5B. Offer expires: February 18, 2013.

^Free onboard spending money is in the form of an onboard credit. Up to $100 USD onboard credit per stateroom applies to select sailings and varies according to category booked and sailing duration. Reservations must be made and deposited between 12:01am on February 14, 2013 and 11:59pm PST on February 18, 2013. Deposits made under this promotion are non-refundable and non-transferable. Offer is applicable to first/second-berth passengers only. Third/fourth-berth passengers are not eligible. Passengers with single occupancy will receive the per stateroom credit amount. Onboard credit may be used on a single voyage only and expires at the end of that voyage. Offer is not transferable, is not combinable with other select offers or other onboard credits and applies to legal residents of the United States or Canada who are 21 years or older. Onboard credit is quoted in U.S. dollars. Void where prohibited by law.Up to $1,000 off air for two people ($500 per person) applies to a per person discount off roundtrip flights booked through Princess eZAir between February 14, 2013 and February 18, 2013, for selected voyages listed in this communication only. Passengers traveling with single occupancy get the per person discount. Additional airline baggage and change and cancellation fees may apply. Please visit princess.com/ezair for information and to book your flights. Reservations must be made and deposited between 12:01am on February 14, 2013 and 11:59pm PST on February 18, 2013

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