Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates June 5 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 June 5th 2014 through June 11th 2014 - 1 USD = 103.96 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 30, 2014

Dads and Grads Celebration Sale starts June 5th!

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Here’s the perfect idea as a gift for Dad on Father’s Day or sending a special graduate on the perfect graduation vacation!

Princess Cruises is offering up to 35% off over 100 Fall & Winter cruises during the Dads & Grads Celebration Sale. This year, celebrate life’s greatest occasions, from Father’s Day to graduations, with Princess Cruises®!

What’s more, the brand new Regal Princess® has Caribbean voyages on sale too! You can be a part of her maiden Caribbean season!

Explore the Caribbean islands where pirates once roamed or take in the sites and culinary delights of the New England coast. Or join in the festivities and fun in the sun of the California Coast and Mexico!

PLUS, if you book by June 19th, Princess will give you up to $100 to spend onboard to use towards a relaxing massage in the Lotus Spa or a refreshing drink or two at the bar.

Get up to 35% off!
4-day Caribbean cruises
now from only $279*

Get up to20% off!
7-day Regal Princess® Caribbean cruises
now from only $599*

Get up to 25% off!
7-day California Coastal cruises
now from only $549*

Get up to 10% off!
7-day Canada & New England cruises
now from only $899*

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

^Free onboard spending money is in the form of an onboard credit. Up to $100 USD onboard credit per stateroom applies to select sailings and varies according to category booked and sailing duration. Deposits made under this promotion are non-refundable and non-transferable. Past guests may qualify for lower fares than those advertised that do not combine with the Onboard Credit offer.

*Up to 35% off 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, Port Expenses and Fuel Supplements of up to $145 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, group or past guest discount. Offers available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico 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: June 19, 2014. Reference promotion code: RX6

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Cruise Event Week - Up To $270 In Onboard Perks on NCL!

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CRUISE EVENT WEEK: JUNE 1 – 7

Give yourself more, more, more. Book a Norwegian Cruise Line® vacation* today and receive up to $270 in onboard perks like chocolate covered strawberries, a $50 spa credit, specialty dinners and more. Every room category comes with its own unique benefits, so you’re in for something special no matter what. Treat yourself to a little something extra when you Cruise Like a Norwegian®.

Book during Cruise Event Week and you’ll receive:

  • Up to $270 in onboard perks
  • Up to $1,000 in air credits
  • Discounts for AARP
  • Discounts for Latitudes Rewards members
  • Discounts for military

* This promotion is not combinable with Hawai’i June Bundle.

OFFER ENDS JUNE 7.
CALL US TO BOOK 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.

Program Code: EVENTS
Booking Window: 6.1.14 – 6.7.14 11.59 PM EST
Terms and Conditions New FIT and New Group reservations. 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. Amenities per stateroom, based on the category booked, and will be applied to 1st guest on the reservation. Amenities have no monetary value and are nontransferrable. Wine and Chocolate Covered Strawberries delivered in the stateroom for the qualifying category upon embarkation. Please contact applicable restaurant for dining reservations once onboard. This promotion excludes bottle of wine in Hawaii due to Hawaii state laws. Dinner voucher for two, applicable restaurants: Cagney’s, La Cucina, Papa’s Italian Restaurant, II Adagio, La Trattoria, Le Bistro, and Jefferson’s Bistro. Singles paying 200% are entitled to dinner for two, full $50 spa credit, full $75 Onboard credit per cabin if booked in qualifying category. Onboard credit offer is per stateroom, based on category, 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 Service Charges or prepurchased activities. Reduced Deposit is 50% off the standard deposit. Reduced Deposit does not apply to the Haven or Suite categories. For reduced deposit reservations cancelled during deposit fee period, fee amount will be assessed in line with terms of booked promotion. Government Taxes, Port Expenses & Fees, and onboard service charges are additional. Not applicable to Chartered Sailings or Group Types: INCREG and INCLARGE Applicable to NCLMIA, NCLINTL and Australia. Not applicable 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. 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. ©2014 NCL Corporation Ltd

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 22 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 May 22nd 2014 through May 28th 2014 - 1 USD = 103.96 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).

Monday, May 19, 2014

2015 Early Booking Discount: Up to 2-FOR-1 cruise plus up to 2-FOR-1 air

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2015 Early Booking Discount

Up to 2-FOR-1 cruise plus up to 2-FOR-1 air

Offer expires May 31, 2014

THE VIKING ADVANTAGE

Viking River Cruises offers the best itineraries on the rivers of Europe, Russia and China. Enjoy exciting cities, rich cultural experiences, fine dining and deluxe accommodations onboard the most modern ships—with everything from meals to shore excursions included in your fare. And the award-winning Viking Longships® have raised the bar yet again with full-size veranda staterooms, the largest suites in Europe, al fresco dining and more. Discover why Viking is truly the world’s leading river cruise line.

EUROPE

Europe is a perfect blend of the ancient and the modern. Enjoy the timeless beauty and grace of the Old World with European river cruises along the Rhine, the Main, the Danube and the Seine. Our Europe cruises will provide you with an unforgettable vacation experience along these great waterways. River cruises from $1,356 per person.

RUSSIA

Viking began offering Russian river cruises nearly 15 years ago. No longer shrouded in mystery, Russia now welcomes travelers with open arms. Russia cruises give you the chance to take in the colorful sights of Red Square and the royal retreats of St. Petersburg. River cruises from $5,096 per person.

CHINA & SOUTHEAST ASIA

Our China river cruises showcase the imperial and cultural highlights of Beijing, Shanghai and Xian. Asia cruises highlight the spectacular backdrop of this vast and varied continent. Experience mountains and deserts, floating villages and urban jungles, ancient temples and futuristic metropolises. River cruises from $2,892 per person.

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

*Note: $1,356 per person “Europe” price is based on CAT E double occupancy Paris & the Heart of Normandy, select Nov/Dec 2015 sailings aboard Viking Spirt, Viking Pride and Viking Neptune. $5,096 per person “Russia” price is based on CAT DX double occupancy Waterways of the Tsars, select September and October 2015 sailings aboard Viking Helgi, Viking Ingvar, Viking Truvor or Viking Akun. $2,892 per person “China & Southeast Asia” price is based on CAT E double occupancy Imperial Jewels of China, select July and August 2015 sailings aboard Viking Emerald. Cruise fares listed are for cruise and cruisetour only in U.S. dollars, per person and fares/discount offers are based on double occupancy. Up to 2-FOR-1 cruise and up to 2-FOR-1 air (on Russia & Ukraine itineraries from BOS, EWR, NYC, PHL, PIT or WAS; on China or Southeast Asia itineraries from LAX, SFO, PDX or SEA or other gateways available; see website for pricing) are considered a single offer. Request offer code EBD at time of booking. Valid on new bookings only as of May 1, 2014, subject to availability and may not be combinable with any other offers except Viking Explorer Society Travel Credit and Referral Rewards. Pay in full by May 31, 2014. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Offer expires May 31, 2014. Additional terms and conditions apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at vikingcruises.com. CST#2052644-40