Friday, August 17, 2012

Norwegians Act Fast - August 21 - 24 2012

ncl_logo.jpg Be spontaneous and go Freestyle on your next vacation. For four days only, Norwegian Cruise Line’s great Freestyle Dash sale is on with up to $250* to spend on board plus 50% reduced deposit. Speed counts, so grab this deal before it sails away on August 24, 2012.

Book August 21 - 24 2012

Get up to $250* onboard credit + 50% reduced deposit

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: 8/21/12-8/24/12 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 Delegates. 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 Suites categories S1,S4, S5, S2, S3, S9, S7 and S6. 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. Norwegian Cruise Line is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2012 NCL Corporation Ltd

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates August 16 2012

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 August 16th 2012 through August 22nd 2012 - 1 USD =79.49 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, August 14, 2012

AMA Waterways New Year’s Celebration Cruises

amawaterways.jpg Spend a Magical New Year’s in Amsterdam

Start off your New Year with a festive champagne toast in Amsterdam, one of Europe’s most vibrant capital cities. A spectacular fireworks display will light up the sky as the clock strikes midnight, and you’ll be in the perfect place to see it all - the Sun Deck of your luxurious AmaWaterways river cruise ship. Join us for a truly memorable 2013 New Year’s celebration!

  • $2000 SAVINGS PER STATEROOM - BOOK BY 8/31/2012
  • SOLO TRAVELER SPECIAL: SINGLE SUPPLEMENT WAIVED ON THE CRUISE PORTION
  • NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION CRUISE STARTING FROM $1,299 PER PERSON


Christmas Time Cruise - New Year’s Celebration

8-night cruise from Nuremberg to Amsterdam on the AmaCerto
(Includes complimentary extra night on board in Amsterdam)
U.S. departure date: December 24, 2012
Starting from $1,299 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague available for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,299* for one stateroom

Christmas on the Rhine - New Year’s Celebration
7-night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam on board the AmaCello
U.S. departure date: December 22, 2012
Starting from $1,399 per person
Optional 4-night land program in Zurich & Lucerne available for $1,040 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,399* for one stateroom

Magnificent Christmas Cruise - New Year’s Celebration
15-night cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam on board the AmaCerto
(Includes complimentary extra night on board in Amsterdam)
U.S. departure date: December 19, 2012
Starting from $3,799 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $4,799* for one stateroom

$2000 SAVINGS ON OTHER HOLIDAY CRUISES

Space is still available on our other popular Holiday cruises with $2,000 savings per stateroom. Traveling in Europe during the Christmas holiday season is a unique and unforgettable experience. There may be no better time of year for a river cruise!

Magnificent Christmas Cruise Christmas Time Cruise
7-night cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg on the AmaLyra
U.S. departure date: December 11, 2012
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 2-night land program in Prague available for $460 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,499* for one stateroom

Christmas on the Rhine

7-night cruise from Basel to Amsterdam on board the AmaCello
U.S. departure date: December 8, 2012
Starting from $1,499 per person
Optional 4-night land program in Zurich & Lucerne available for $1,040 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $2,399* for one stateroom

Magnificent Christmas Cruise
14-night cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam on board the AmaLyra
U.S. departure date: December 11, 2012
Starting from $3,799 per person
Solo Traveler Special: Cruise starting from $4,799* for one stateroom

Dreaming of an exotic Christmas?
Spend the Holiday Season in Vietnam & Cambodia

$2000 SAVINGS PER STATEROOM
7-NIGHT MEKONG RIVER CRUISE STARTING FROM $1,599 PER PERSON

Embark upon an exotic Mekong River adventure aboard the elegant AmaLotus. On your leisurely cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll enjoy an intimate and fascinating look at life on this fabled river, visiting rural villages, ancient pagodas, colorful markets, a Buddhist temple and more. The perfect itinerary for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday celebration!

Vietnam, Cambodia & The Riches of the Mekong
7-night Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City cruise on board the AmaLotus
Embarkation date: December 17, 2012
Starting from $1,599 per person
Optional land program in Hanoi, Siem Reap & Ho Chi Minh City available for an additional cost, call for details

Contact us to book an AMA Waterways river cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

Terms and Conditions: Rates based on double occupancy, in a Cat. E (Cat. C for Mekong) and reflect offers listed. Offer is valid on new cruise bookings only made by August 31, 2012 and is not combinable with any other offers. Discount applies to the cruise portion only. Land program is at an additional cost. Port charges of $147 per person per week cruised are additional. * Solo traveler discounts consist of waiving the single supplement in Europe only. Mekong offer: port charges of $98 per person, visa, gratuities and incidental expenses are not included in the price listed. Availability is limited on each cruise and the offer is subject to change or discontinuation without notice, offer is capacity controlled. AmaWaterways is registered as a seller of travel in the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Norwegian Cruise Line - The Boss is Back with up to $200 in onboard credit!

ncl_logo.jpg BOOK NORWEGIAN EPIC OR PRIDE OF AMERICA.

Up to $200 onboard credit

Book August 15th - August 19th 2012

Norwegian Cruise Line is celebrating the return of Undercover Boss to syndication on TLC by offering you up to $200* to spend onboard and 50% reduced deposit aboard two of Norwegian’s award-winning ships. The celebration hits the high seas when the episode starring Kevin Sheehan, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, airs on Saturday, August 18, 2012.

HURRY. BOOK YOUR NORWEGIAN VACATION 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 of 11 ships and let us show you what Freestyle Cruising is all about.

*Promo Code: BOSS. Booking Window: 8/15/12-8/19/12. Applicable destinations: 3+ Day Open for Sale Norwegian Epic and Pride of America. Offer is for New Individual FIT Reservations and New Group Delegates. 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. Onboard credit offer is per stateroom, based on cruise length and category booked, in U.S. Dollars and will be applied to 1st and 2nd guest on the reservation. Onboard credit has no monetary value and is non-transferable. It may not be used toward onboard service charges or prepurchased activities. Singles paying 200% are entitled to full onboard credit value. Reduced Deposit is 50% off the standard deposit. Reduced Deposit does not apply to the Haven and Suites. Guests who cancel and rebook must accept this promotion’s Terms and Conditions. Government taxes & fees, and onboard service charges are additional. Applies to NCLMIAMI and NCLINTL. Not applicable on chartered dates or group types: INCREG or 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. Offer combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change at any time per Norwegian Cruise Line discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Norwegian Cruise Line is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2012 NCL Corporation Ltd.

Viking River Cruises Holidays in Europe 2012 - 2-for-1 cruise plus up to FREE air!

viking-logo.jpg Expires August 31st 2012!

Europe is magical in the fall and winter

The weather is cooler and there is magic in the air. On select November departures leave the cooking to us as your clients will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast of roasted turkey with all the trimmings.

Or, experience the magic of a European Christmas on select December departures. Plus, by choosing to travel later in the season, you will benefit from value pricing - travel for approximately half the price of the higher months.

Grand European Tour
15 days - Amsterdam to Budapest
Oct-Dec 2012
Cruise from $8,399 $4,312 per person
(Nov 12, Viking Danube Cat B)

FREE air or Business Class from $3,500*
from Boston, Newark, New York, Philadelphia or Pittsburgh

$600 per couple Past Guest Travel Credit has been extended

Once you take a Viking vacation, you are automatically enrolled in the Viking Explorer Society and can save on your future cruises. When you make a new reservation between now and August 31st, as a Viking Explorer Society member you will save $300 per person or $600 per couple, regardless of when you last traveled with us. Join us once again and take advantage of this offer.

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

Offers apply to new bookings only as of August 10, 2012. Air prices are per person, based on the cruise/cruisetour check-in date, and include transfers plus all government taxes and fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change until full payment of air is received. If air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers, included with airfare or purchased separately, must have flights arrive/depart on ship or included hotel check-in/check-out day only. Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; click here to learn more about airline baggage allowances and fees.

*25Echo : 2-for-1 cruise plus up to FREE air on select Oct-Dec 2012 departures of Grand European Tour Category B and above from Boston, Newark, New York, Philadelphia or Pittsburgh (other gateways and categories available; call for pricing). Must request offer 25Echo pay in full by August 31, 2012 or within 90 days of departure, if earlier. Offer expires August 31, 2012. Other restrictions may apply.

Cruise and air are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. $600 per couple ($300 per person) savings is combinable with all current 2012 Special Savings Discount offers and 2013 Early Booking Discount offers as well as Referral Rewards Credits. Not combinable with other Past Guest Travel Credits. Offer expires August 31, 2012.