Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates March 5 2015

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 March 5th 2015 through March 11th 2015 - 1 USD = 119.79 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).

Princess Cruise Deals and Air Steals Starts March 17!

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Have you been dreaming of enjoying the local dishes, folkloric entertainment and exotic cultures, colors and flavors of the Far East? How about visiting the land down under or exploring the majestic Great Barrier Reef? Or would you rather relax on the white sand beaches taking in the stunning colors of the South Pacific and Tahiti?

I’m sure this all sounds like a dream come true and the perfect opportunity to check off that bucket list! But I know what you are thinking, the airfare. Well during Princess Cruises’ Cruise Deals & Air Steals sales event you can save up to $1,000 per stateroom* on cruises AND get up to $1,000 savings on airfare!^

This deal will not only help you save on a cruise to your dream destination but you can also save BIG on airfare! Making it all that much easier to get to those destinations. So don’t miss this opportunity to see the world and save BIG on exotic cruises and the airfare to help get you there!

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

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^Up to $1,000 ($500 per person) off Air applies to a discount off of flights booked through Princess between March 17, 2015 and May 21, 2015 on selected voyages with promotional cruise fares listed in this promotional piece only. Additional airline baggage, change and cancelation fees may apply. Please visit princess.com/ezair for information and to book your flights.
*Save up to $1,000 per stateroom ($500 per person) is a discount off applicable Launch Fares on a space-available basis at time of booking on select sailings. $1,000 off Launch Savings applies to savings on mini-suite lead in staterooms on Diamond Princess® 9/29/15 sailing. 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. This offer applies to new bookings only, is capacity controlled and may not be combinable with any other public or past guest discount. 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.

Offer expires: May 21, 2015. Reference promotion code: R3*.

Note: For assistance reserving a wheelchair-accessible stateroom, please contact your travel agent.

© 2015 Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. Ships of Bermudan and British registry

Monday, March 2, 2015

Cunard Royal Upgrade Celebration

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New bookings between March 1st 2015 and April 15th 2015

Now is the time to explore the destinations you’ve always dreamed of visiting — the Mediterranean, Iberia & Canary Islands, the Caribbean, New England & Canada or a legendary Transatlantic Crossing.

Free Upgrades†
Oceanview to Balcony | Club Balcony to Princess Grill | Princess Grill to Queens Grill

Includes Free Gratuities‡
for Balcony and above

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

Cunard Line, operator of the most famous ocean liners in the world, sails legendary voyages including Transatlantic Crossings and World Voyages. Sailing the world’s oceans for over 170 years, Cunard was the first to operate a Transatlantic liner service between England and America and is the only company to provide regularly scheduled service today. Cunard was also the first to sail an around the world voyage in 1922. Cunard Line is the most iconic British liner company in the world sailing flagship Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria - Cunard honors its British heritage by maintaining traditions on board, including a traditional English pub, white-gloved afternoon tea service and Royal Nights themed formal balls.

† Free Upgrade offer is for new bookings only, based on reserving a Queens Grill Suite (category Q6) for the price of a Princess Grill Suite (category P1). Princess Grill Upgrade offer is based on reserving a Princess Grill Suite (category P2) for the price of a Britannia Club Balcony (category A1) on Queen Mary 2 or Balcony (category BA) on Queen Victoria. Balcony Upgrade offer is based on reserving a Balcony stateroom (category DF - obstructed on Queen Mary 2 or category BF on Queen Victoria) for the price of an Oceanview stateroom (category EF).

‡ Free Gratuities offer is based on pre-payment by Cunard of suggested gratuities in the amount of $11.50 per person per day for Britannia Staterooms categories DF/BF and above. Free Gratuities offer is not available for third/fourth berth passengers. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other offers. Free gratuities are applicable to new bookings only made by 15 April 2015. Offer only applies to select categories and voyages as noted.

* Offer only applies to voyages advertised in this promotion. Fares apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space available basis at time of reservations. Fares for other categories not shown may vary. Fares are per person, do not include air travel, are cruise only, based on double occupancy and apply to the first two passengers in a stateroom. These fares do not apply to singles or third/fourth berth passengers. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses ranging from $65 to $275 per person are additional and subject to change. This offer is capacity controlled, subject to change, and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past passenger discounts. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other offers. Offer is available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older. Fares quoted in U.S. dollars. Please refer to the applicable Cunard brochure or Cunard.com for terms, conditions and definitions that apply to all reservations. Ask about our applicable air add-on programme. Please reference promo codes: R75. This offer expires 15 April 2015. Ships’ Registry: Bermuda. ©Cunard 2015. The Cunard logo and logotype are registered trademarks of Carnival plc, an English company trading as Cunard Line. Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth are trademarks owned by Cunard. All rights reserved in the United States and other countries. Note: For assistance reserving a wheelchair-accessible stateroom, please contact customer service at 1-800-728-6273.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates February 26 2015

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 February 26th 2015 through March 4th 2015 - 1 USD = 119.30 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, February 24, 2015

EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: 2016 Uniworld Preview Brochure

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Presenting: Uniworld’s 2016 Preview Brochure

Start planning the trip of a lifetime today, with Uniworld’s tantalizing worldwide collection of 2016 boutique river cruises and journeys.

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Europe | Russia | India | Asia | Egypt

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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.