Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates October 24 2013

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for October 24th 2013 through October 30th 2013 - 1 USD = 100.00 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

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Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Cruise through Europe in Luxury

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Save $1,000 per Stateroom
on a Selection of European River Cruises

Visit unforgettable destinations like Paris, the “City of Light,” or vibrant Amsterdam and Budapest. Immerse yourself in the culture and romance of historic European capitals with our included tours, led by knowledgeable guides. While on board, savor the passing scenery from the Sun Deck or your private balcony, relax in your elegant stateroom and enjoy delectable cuisine at a variety of dining venues.

Your Cruise Fare Includes:

  • Fine dining while on board
  • Unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Tours and excursions in every port
  • In-room Internet and Infotainment

2014 Departures

Mar 24: Amsterdam - Luxembourg — Vineyards Of The Rhine & Mosel
$2,399 $1,899

Mar 27: Amsterdam - Basel — The Enchanting Rhine
$2,499 $1,999

Mar 31: Luxembourg - Amsterdam — Vineyards Of The Rhine & Mosel
$2,499 $1,999

Apr 05: Amsterdam - Amsterdam — Tulip Time Cruise
$2,699 $2,199

Apr 07: Budapest - Vilshofen — Melodies of the Danube
$2,699 $2,199

Apr 08: Amsterdam - Amsterdam — Tulip Time Cruise
$2,699 $2,199

Apr 14: Amsterdam - Amsterdam — Tulip Time Cruise
$2,799 $2,299

Apr 18: Vilshofen – Budapest — The Romantic Danube
$2,899 $2,399

Apr 21: Amsterdam - Amsterdam — Tulip Time Cruise
$2,999 $2,499

Limited-Time Offer - Book by November 30, 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:

All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a Category E 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 FIT bookings made by November 30, 2013. 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. If applicable, any onboard credit amount mentioned is per stateroom (single occupancy receives half the amount). If applicable, any complimentary stateroom upgrade mentioned applies to one category upgrade only based on availability, for like-to-like categories (i.e. window to window, French balcony to French balcony, twin balcony to twin balcony), and excludes suites. 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.
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Friday, October 18, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates October 17 2013

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for October 17th 2013 through October 23rd 2013 - 1 USD = 100.00 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

jrrail.jpg

Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Travel with the Royal Horticultural Society

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Embrace a World of Color

Enjoy privileged access to some of the world’s finest gardens when you set off on a garden holiday with the Royal Horticultural Society. From Japan and Italy to New Zealand and London, these tours offer up the world’s greatest gardens combined with the thrill of international guided travel.

The RHS Garden Holidays Brochure Is Now Available!

With private entry into public gardens and privileged visits to private gardens, a world of floral wonders awaits your discovery. These popular garden holidays are rich in cultural interest so you truly get the best of the destination.Take a look at the 2014-15 lineup now and then call us to book your vacation!

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

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates October 3 2013

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for October 3rd 2013 through October 9th 2013 - 1 USD = 100.00 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

jrrail.jpg

Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).