Monday, May 20, 2013

Freestyle Dash May 21-24 2013

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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

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BOOK NOW AND RECEIVE 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*

REDLEAF SERVICE
guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to SilverLeaf Service

SILVERLEAF SERVICE
guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to GoldLeaf Service

GOLDLEAF & GOLDLEAF DELUXE 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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 16 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 May 16th 2013 through May 22nd 2013 - 1 USD = 101.80 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).

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Autumn, Winter & Spring Vacations with Brendan

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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 BrendanVacations.com. CST# 2084503-20.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 9 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 May 9th 2013 through May 15th 2013 - 1 USD = 99.65 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).