Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 20 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 June 20th 2013 through June 26th 2013 - 1 USD = 98.61 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).

Trafalgar: Discover North, Central and South America!

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Discover North, Central & South America!

Get a unique insider’s view from a friend on hassle-free guided vacations in North, Central and South America, where you’ll hear the stories, discover hidden places and experience the local culture first-hand.

Book your 2014 adventure early and save up to $1,350** per couple!

Trafalgar’s Insider Experiences make for an authentic, local journey you can’t get anywhere else!

  • Discover secrets of the Incan culture from a world-renowned archeologist
  • Savor a local lunch at the private home ofa master chocolatier in Costa Rica
  • Meet a Mountie who shares the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Step back into the Old West at Durango’s famous Strater Hotel, where Louis L’Amour penned his novels

Contact Naka’s Travel Service to book your Trafalgar vacations today - see more package tours around the world on the Tour with Naka’s page!

About Trafalgar

Operating since 1947, Trafalgar offers a wide range of holidays to Europe, Britain, Egypt, USA, Canada, South America, China, Australia and New Zealand, we’ve hosted over 2 million travelers worldwide and many return year after year.

Trafalgar is renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, reliability and financial stability. With over 60 years of practice we’ve perfected the art of creating exceptional guided vacations. Every expertly designed travel experience includes transportation, via deluxe motor coach, rail or cruise ship, first class hotel accommodation, daily sightseeing and most meals and at at savings of up to 30% off the cost of doing it “on your own”.

Trafalgar continuously strives to fulfill our guests’ needs and exceed their expectations – attention to detail ensures you will enjoy a totally hassle-free vacation. We provide the perfect balance between organized activities and free time for individual exploration and relaxation – all you have to do is Dream. Pack. And leave… the rest to us.

*Prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and includes applied 10% Early Payment Discount. **Save up to 10% with Early Payment Discount (land-only) booked and paid in full by 11/26/13; savings vary by itinerary, not valid on all vacations/departure dates. Sample savings based on discount for Icons of South America departing 11/22/14. Not valid with other promotional offers; combinable with most brochure discounts, subject to availability. ^Conditions apply to all Trafalgar brochure discounts; valid on the land-only portion. Past Guest (Travel Club) Discount valid one per person, per year, booked within 5 years of last trip. Group Travel Discount valid for bookings with 5 or more guests. Young Traveler discount valid for guests ages 5 – 17 at time of travel. Not all discounts and offers are combinable or available on all itineraries. Talk to your Travel Agent for full details and conditions. All offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. CST#2077132-20

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 13 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 June 13th 2013 through June 19th 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).

June 18-21 Norwegians Act Fast

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FOUR DAYS ONLY: JUNE 18-21 Super Summer Dash!

Ready. Set. Dash. Book an unforgettable cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line and get up to $250 to spend on board fleetwide. We’ll even help you get on your way wherever you go with up to $1,000 in air credits and a 50% reduced deposit. Military and AARP discounts apply. Meander like a local in Europe. Gleam like a glacier in Alaska. Surf like a Hawaiian in Waikiki Beach. The Super Summer Dash ends June 21. So get booking. Start packing. And get ready to Cruise Like a Norwegian.

Book a Norwegian cruise today:

  • Up to $250 to spend on board fleetwide
  • Up to $1,000 in air credits on select sailings
  • 50% reduced deposit
  • Discounts for AARP members
  • Military discounts, if applicable

OFFER ENDS JUNE 21.

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.

Program Code: DASHSALE.
Booking Window: 6/18/13-6/21/13 11.59 PM EST
Applicable destinations: 3 Day or longer open for sale sailings. All Destinations
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. 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: 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 for Onboard Credit. 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.

General Terms: 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. Guests who cancel and rebook must accept this promotion’s Terms and Conditions. All cancellation fees will follow Norwegian schedule listed in the brochure and www.ncl.com. Norwegian is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2013 NCL Corporation Ltd

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Save on Avalon Waterways

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Save up to $2,000 per couple on select Europe River Cruises!

Book select 2013 Europe river cruise departures and you can save up to $2000 per couple*. With savings like these, there’s no better time to experience an Avalon Waterways river cruise.

Avalon Waterways boasts the youngest fleet of ships on Europe’s rivers. In an industry with an average ship age of seven years, our average ship age is a mere 2.5 years. We’ve also redefined the river cruise industry by designing our ships – and the entire river cruise experience – around our guests. We call it “Inspired Design”. Not only do we boast the largest staterooms and suites on Europe’s waters, our amenities are countless, including:

  • A La Carte Dining Local Specialty Dishes bulletpoint.jpg Regional Wines & Beers
  • Spacious Deluxe Staterooms or Panorama Suites
  • Comfort Collection Beds
  • Guided Sightseeing
  • Onboard Entertainment
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Nordic Walking Sticks
  • L’Occitane Bath Products
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Salon
  • Flat screen TV’s
  • Movies on Demand
  • Bath Robes & Slippers and more…

Plus, we’re proud to offer Avalon Choice, an exciting concept in river cruising that gives you the freedom to personalise your cruise from beginning to end.

Book an Avalon Waterways river cruise online, or contact us to book your Avalon Waterways river cruise today! See the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

Avalon Waterways sets the standard in river cruising with the newest fleet and extraordinary itineraries. Avalon Waterways also offers small-ship cruises to the Galapagos Islands! Unpack only once, then relax, take in the sights, and let us do the rest.


*Terms & Conditions: Value of advertised discount is based on double occupancy. Offer valid on select 2013 Europe cruise itineraries and is subject to cabin availability. Offer to be applied to new bookings made from 11 April 2013 until sold out. Prices quoted are per person, correct as of 10 April13 and include cruise, port charges & savings. All care is taken to promote correct pricing at time of printing, is dependent on cruise and cabin category availability and will be confirmed at time of reservation. Offer valid for Singles-single supplement applies. Offer valid for Group bookings - not combinable with any other group discount. Offer cannot be applied to Avalon/Royal Suites and cannot be combined with any other offers except Second Tour, Early Payment and Journey’s Club member discounts (member number must be quoted at time of booking). Offer only to be used once by each travelling passenger and is not redeemable for cash. A non -refundable, non-transferable deposit of $500pp/per cruise is required within 14 days of booking to secure reservation. Offer does not apply to Group bookings and can be withdrawn or amended at any time. Further conditions may apply. For full terms and conditions see the 2013 Avalon Waterways Brochure or visit travel.avalonwaterways.com.au. License number 2TA000637