Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates October 2 2014

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 2nd 2014 through October 8th 2014 - 1 USD = 110.27 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, September 24, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates September 25 2014

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 September 25th 2014 through October 1st 2014 - 1 USD = 109.85 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, September 18, 2014

National Cruise Vacation Week Sale on Princess Cruises

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National Cruise Vacation Week is here again and that means big deals and savings on cruise vacations with Princess Cruises! Lucky for you, Princess is starting their National Cruise Vacation Week Sale four days earlier than the actual start of the week which means big DOORBUSTER savings for you!

Save up to 30%* on cruises to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Asia, Mexico and Panama Canal! Plus if you book by October 14th (two days AFTER National Cruise Vacation Week ends) you’ll also receive FREE pre-paid gratuities for your entire stateroom^ AND up to $200 FREE Onboard Spending Money† for your entire stateroom when you book a balcony, mini-suite or suite!

That’s over $650 in total value per person!**

So hurry and get in to take advantage of these fantastic offers during National Cruise Vacation Week!

Contact us to book a Princess Cruise or see the Cruise with Naka’s page to book cruises around the world.

^Free gratuities is based on the pre-payment by Princess Cruises on behalf of the guest at the suggested gratuities in the amounts of $12 per day for Suites and $11.50 per day for Interior, Oceanview and Balcony staterooms. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other select offers or other onboard credit. Free gratuities are applicable to bookings made and deposited by October 14, 2014 for voyages included in this email only. Free gratuities are not redeemable for cash.

†Free onboard spending money is in the form of an onboard credit. Up to $200 USD onboard credit per stateroom applies to a balcony, mini-suite or suite with four guests in the stateroom and varies according to sailing duration. Onboard Spending Money must be used before disembarkation of your cruise. All unused spending money is non-refundable. Past guests may qualify for lower fares than those advertised that do not combine with the Onboard Credit offer.

*Save up to 30% per person is based on a discount off applicable Launch Fares on a space available basis at time of booking on select sailings only. Launch Fares are offering fares and may not have been in effect for the past 90 days or resulted in actual sales in all categories. Intermediate discounts may have been taken and fares may remain at discounted levels after this promotion. Fares apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space-available basis at time of booking. Fares for other categories, sailings and cruisetours may vary. Fares are per person, non-air, cruise- or cruisetour-only, based on double occupancy and apply to the first two guests in a stateroom. These fares do not apply to singles or third/fourth-berth guests. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of up to $335 are additional and subject to change. This offer applies to new bookings only, is capacity controlled and may not be combinable with any other public or past guest discount. Deposits made under this promotion are non-refundable and non-transferable. Offers available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Bermuda and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older and receive this offer. Fares
quoted in U.S. dollars. Please refer to princess.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all bookings.

**Value is based on Coral Princess 1/3/15 sailing’s combination of $500 in cruise savings, $126.50 in FREE gratuities and up to $50 onboard credit per person in a balcony stateroom or above.

Offer expires: October 14, 2014. Reference promotion code: RN-.

© 2014 Princess Cruises. Ships of Bermudan and British registry.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates September 18 2014

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 September 18th 2014 through September 24th 2014 - 1 USD = 108.62 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).

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Early-Booking Savings Offers

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SAVE up to $2,000 per couple by paying in full at time of reservation before October 31, 2014*
-OR-
SAVE up to $800 per couple with a deposit at reservation before January 15, 2015.*

Book early—offers are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Tulips & Windmills
SAVE $1,000 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms, or SAVE $800 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $400 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Holland & Belgium at Tulip Time
SAVE $900 per couple on Suites and Category 1 staterooms, or SAVE $600 per couple on Category 2 and 3 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $300 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Castles along the Rhine
SAVE $800 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms, or SAVE $600 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $300 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Rhine Discovery & Prague
SAVE $800 per couple on Suites and Category 1 and staterooms, or SAVE $600 per couple on Category 2 and 3 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $300 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Legendary Rhine & Moselle
SAVE $1,800 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms, or SAVE $1,000 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $500 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Enchanting Danube
SAVE $800 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms, or SAVE $600 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $300 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Danube Discovery & Prague
SAVE $800 per couple on Suites and Category 1 staterooms, or SAVE $600 per couple on Category 2 and 3 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $300 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Delightful Danube & Prague
SAVE $800 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms, or SAVE $600 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $300 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Eastern Europe Explorer
SAVE $800 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms, or SAVE $600 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $300 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Imperial Capitals of Europe
SAVE $1,800 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms, or SAVE $1,200 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $600 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Grand European Discovery
SAVE $1,800 per couple on Suites and Category 1 staterooms, or SAVE $1,200 per couple on Category 2 and 3 staterooms. Offer expires October 31, 2014 and requires full payment at time of booking.
-OR-
SAVE $600 per couple. Offer expires January 15, 2015 and requires a deposit at time of booking.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Enchanting Christmas & New Year’s Cruise
Save $1,600 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms. Save $800 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires March 31, 2015. This offer requires full payment at the time of booking.
- OR -
Save $400 per couple. Offer expires April 30, 2015. This offer requires a deposit at the time of booking. Book early—offers are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time.

Early-Booking Savings Offers — 2015 Grand Christmas & New Year’s Cruise
Save $2,000 per couple on Suites, and Category 1 and 2 staterooms. Save $1,000 per couple on Category 3, 4, and 5 staterooms. Offer expires March 31, 2015. This offer requires full payment at the time of booking.
- OR -
Save $500 per couple. Offer expires April 30, 2015. This offer requires a deposit at the time of booking. Book early—offers are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time.

Book your Uniworld river cruise online today, contact us to book Uniworld river cruises or see the Cruise with Naka’s page for more cruises and cruising information.

About Uniworld

For nearly four decades, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has taken guests to the most spectacular destinations in Europe, Russia, Egypt, Vietnam, Cambodia, and China. In 2006, Uniworld was acquired by The Travel Corporation, a highly successful international travel group with over 25 award-winning brands such as Trafalgar, Insight, Brendan, and Contiki, as well as Red Carnation Hotels—the award-winning five-star luxury hotel collection. The Travel Corporation has made major investments in Uniworld’s river cruise ships and its people. The ultimate goal of these investments is to provide guests with the very finest boutique river cruise experience. Combining our sister companies’ expertise in tour planning and in luxury boutique hotel management with our own decades of superior nautical experience has enabled Uniworld to create a higher standard in luxury river cruising.

*Savings listed in US dollars. Savings amounts vary cruise program and may vary by cabin category. Other restrictions may apply. For complete details on all promotions, general information, and terms and conditions applicable to all Uniworld trips, please visit uniworld.com. CST #2075415-20