Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Tulip Time Cruises - Save Up to $1,500

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Springtime in the Netherlands & Belgium

Rejuvenate your mind, spirit and taste buds this spring on a luxurious cruise that takes you to explore the famed tulips, unique flavors and historic towns of the Netherlands and Belgium.

Book your springtime cruise by December 31, 2014 and
save up to $1,500 per balcony stateroom

Tulip Time Cruise
7-night cruise roundtrip from Amsterdam
River(s): Dutch & Belgian Waterways

2015 Embarkation Dates: April 28; May 6
Aboard the AmaLyra or AmaSonata

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

About AmaWaterways

Founded in 2002 by river cruise pioneer Rudi Schreiner, river cruise executive Kristin Karst and founder of Brendan Vacations, Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Main, Mosel and Rhône rivers. Known for its custom-designed ships, extensive complimentary amenities and personalized service levels, AmaWaterways consistently leads the way in river cruising. Whether you join us on the great waterways of Europe, Russia, Africa or the storied Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia, you are sure to capture an experience of a lifetime with an AmaWaterways river cruise vacation.

Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a category C stateroom, unless stated otherwise. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Promotional rates are valid on select sailings only. Promotions are valid only for new bookings made by December 31,2014. Promotions valid on new Group Bookings but not combinable with group discount. Offers are not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, are limited to availability, are capacity controlled and are subject to change or termination without notice. Total savings shown may include value of multiple discounts and upgrades and is an example of a savings amount only. Total savings on Balcony Celebration offer are per stateroom for cruise only and apply to select dates in balcony stateroom categories C-AA (excludes categories E, D, Single, A+, AA+ and Suites). Solo Traveler offer varies per departure (ask for details) and does not apply to Suites, AA+ or A+ categories. Port charges, land programs, roundtrip airfare, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Explore Aboard The Highest-Rated Ships In Europe

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Explore stunning architecture, historic cities and steep vineyard landscapes in luxury aboard the highest-rated ships in Europe. You’ll be treated to a variety of unique features on our award-winning fleet that was ranked the highest in the Berlitz River Cruising in Europe travel guide.

  • Sightsee whenever you want in our luxurious staterooms, many of which feature not one but two private balconies.
  • Since we have a higher staff-to-guest ratio on board, our crew is able to spend their time catering to each guests’ needs.
  • Enjoy a variety of unique amenities on our ships, like a sun deck pool, a fitness center, and massage and salon services.
  • Indulge in extraordinary cuisine made by our world-class chefs in multiple dining venues, including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant.

Book Now & Save

Experience Europe’s best river cruise ships on these great itineraries and more.
If you book now, you can save up to $1,500 on balcony staterooms on select departures.

Provence & Spain
7-night cruise from Lyon to Arles or reverse
River(s): Rhone

2015 Embarkation Date: April 2; July 16; August 13; October 29
Rates starting from $4,198 $3,448
Aboard the AmaDagio

Black Sea Voyage
7-night cruise from Budapest to Rousse or reverse
River(s): Danube

2015 Embarkation Date: April 13, 20; June 15; July 6, 13;
August 3, 10; October 26
Rates starting from $3,598 $2,848
Aboard the AmaPrima

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

About AmaWaterways

Founded in 2002 by river cruise pioneer Rudi Schreiner, river cruise executive Kristin Karst and founder of Brendan Vacations, Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Rhine, Main, Mosel and Rhône rivers. Known for its custom-designed ships, extensive complimentary amenities and personalized service levels, AmaWaterways consistently leads the way in river cruising. Whether you join us on the great waterways of Europe, Russia, Africa or the storied Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia, you are sure to capture an experience of a lifetime with an AmaWaterways river cruise vacation.

Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a category C stateroom, unless stated otherwise. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Promotional rates are valid on select sailings only. Promotions are valid only for new bookings made by to December 31, 2014. Promotions valid on new Group Bookings but not combinable with group discount. Offers are not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, are limited to availability, are capacity controlled and are subject to change or termination without notice. Total savings shown may include value of multiple discounts and upgrades and is an example of a savings amount only. Total savings on Balcony Celebration offer are per stateroom for cruise only and apply to select dates in balcony stateroom categories C-AA (excludes categories E, D, Single, A+, AA+ and Suites). Solo Traveler offer varies per departure (ask for details) and does not apply to Suites, AA+ or A+ categories. Port charges, land programs, roundtrip airfare, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-40.

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates December 4 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 December 4th 2014 through December 10th 2014 - 1 USD = 116.91 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, November 21, 2014

$100 Onboard Credit with a side of Alaska, Hawai’i or Europe

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CRUISE NORWEGIAN - SAY HELLO TO YOUR BEST VACATION EVER.

  • $100 to spend on board.
  • Discounts for AARP members.
  • Discounts for Latitudes Rewards members.
  • Military discounts, if applicable.

For information and booking cruises worldwide on Norwegian Cruiselines, please contact us or see the Cruise with Naka’s page at:

http://www.nakastrav … eatured-cruises.html

Program code: TOUROBC
Booking Window: 10/1/14 – 12/31/14 11.59 PM EST
Terms & Conditions Offer is for New Individual FIT Reservations, New Group Delegates or FS bookings. Qualifying New Individual FIT reservations can be moved into an existing traditional or FS Group and count towards Tour Conductor Credits. Offer is combinable with existing group block rates. RQs are not applicable unless RQ reservation converted to OF or BK status within the promotional booking window. Promotion can not be held as group block. Onboard credit offer is per stateroom, 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. Standard air add-ons are available. Available on GDS booking source. Guests who cancel and rebook must accept this promotion’s Terms and Conditions. Cancellation Fees for cruise, air, land and other charges will follow Norwegian Cruise Line schedule listed in the brochure, website and it includes different schedules for Suites. Cancellation Fees also apply based on the Booking/Sailing date; therefore, Norwegian Cruise Line strongly recommends the purchase of Travel Protection on all bookings. Government Taxes, Port Expenses & Fees, and discretionary onboard service charges are additional. Not applicable to Chartered Dates or Group Types: INCREG and INCLARGE Applies to NCLMIAMI, NCLINTL, and AUSTRALIA. Does not apply to CE and UK offices. 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. Offers are based on availability, are capacity controlled, apply to selected sailings and combinability with other offers is subject to change or cancellation at any time per Norwegian discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Norwegian is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2014 NCL Corporation Ltd.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates November 20 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 November 20th 2014 through November 26th 2014 - 1 USD = 115.52 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).