Monday, June 10, 2013

Holland America Line - Summer on Sale

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There’s never been a better time to book the summer vacation of your dreams.

  • Save up to 50% *
  • $100 shipboard credit on ocean-view staterooms and above *
  • FREE or reduced cruise fares for 3 rd /4 th guests *

*Select sailings. Taxes and fees are additional.

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

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 US $9 per person per day should the price of light sweet crude oil according to the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index) increase above US $70 per barrel. Please consult our website for current information. 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. Subject to availability. Summer on Sale Shipboard Credit offer is based on promo ZR and is available only on select 2013 Europe, Canada & New England, and Alaska cruises or CruiseTours. Shipboard credit amount is $100 per stateroom for ocean-view and higher category staterooms. Offer is not combinable with regional discounts, Net Rates or other travel agency exclusive offers. Shipboard Credits are in U.S. dollars, per stateroom based on double occupancy, and apply to new bookings only. Third/fourth offer based on sharing a stateroom with 1st and 2nd guests, are valid on select sailings, and are based on Promo Z3. 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.com or 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.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 6 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 6th 2013 through June 12th 2013 - 1 USD = 102.17 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).

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 30 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 30th 2013 through June 5th 2013 - 1 USD = 102.17 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).

Friday, May 24, 2013

2-for-1 on Maiden Season Viking Ocean Cruises

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Viking River Cruises moves from the rivers to the Oceans with ocean cruising in 2015 on the maiden season of the Viking Star!

Look What Is Included In Your Cruise Fare:

  • Exceptional Accommodations aboard the brand-new Viking Star, custom designed to easily access the best destinations up close, with more time in port, including late evenings and overnights for longer exploring.
  • A Private Veranda including outdoor seating in every stateroom so you can see more during your journey
  • King-Size Beds & Spacious Showers in each stateroom
  • Staterooms Of Equal Or Greater Square Footage than comparable competitors’ cabins
  • Enriching Shore Excursions in each port of call, led by knowledgeable local guides
  • Cultural Enrichment for immersion in your destinations through recommended reading, onboard classes, port guides, destination talks, and performances of music, art, cooking, dance, history and cinema
  • World-Class Service from our friendly, knowledgeable, English-speaking staff trained to the highest standards
  • Our Viking Onboard Concierge for personalized assistance to help plan your perfect day
  • All Onboard Meals, custom-created with fresh local ingredients and offering choices of regional specialties
  • A Variety Of Dining Options from casual to private dining, with the most al fresco dining on the sea
  • Complimentary Restaurant Reservations* with your choice of multiple dining venues & times (including open seating)
  • Complimentary Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • Complimentary Specialty Coffees & Teas available 24 hours
  • Complimentary Wi-fi so you can remain connected
  • Complimentary Self-Service Laundry facilities on multiple decks
  • Complimentary 24-Hour Room Service for that nibble whenever you crave
  • All Port Charges & Government Taxes—no nickel and diming

2015 Early Booking Discount

Early Booking Discount savings are available; prices are per person. Plus receive a $1,000 discount on roundtrip airfare!

Offer expires Jul 31. Ask for EBD.

2015 Early Booking Discount: On all sail dates the discount is per stateroom based on double occupancy. The 2-for-1 cruise and international air discount are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Must request offer EBD at time of booking. Must book and pay in full by December 31, 2013. Offer expires July 31, 2013.

Book a Viking Cruise online now or see the Cruise with Naka\’s page for online booking and information: http://www.nakastrav … eatured-cruises.html

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 23 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 23rd 2013 through May 29th 2013 - 1 USD = 102.17 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).