Monday, September 23, 2013

Cunard’s Fall Bonus Days Start Today!

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We invite you to take your place on an extraordinary adventure. Immerse yourself in Cunard’s unique legacy of tradition, extraordinarily modern comforts, personalised service and British hospitality as you voyage to the marvellous Mediterranean, the awe-inspiring fjords of Northern Europe, the wondrous Panama Canal or on a special Transatlantic Crossing.

Take advantage of this incredible offer with fares from $699* and up to $150 in On Board Credit† on select sailings!

7- & 8-day Crossings
Between New York & Southampton
Oct 2013-May 2014 QUEEN MARY 2
Sale fares from* $699
27 Oct 2013 Sailing (M326A)

9- & 10-day Crossings
Between New York & Hamburg
Oct & Nov 2013 QUEEN MARY 2
Sale fares from* $999
27 Oct 2013 Sailing (M326)

8-day Crossing
Southampton to New York
Jan 2014 QUEEN ELIZABETH
Sale fares from* $799
10 Jan 2014 Sailing (Q403)^

11-day Crossing
Southampton to Ft. Lauderdale
Jan 2014 QUEEN ELIZABETH
Sale fares from* $999
10 Jan 2014 Sailing (Q403)^

10- & 12-day Crossings
Between Ft. Lauderdale & Southampton
Jan & Apr 2014 QUEEN VICTORIA
Sale fares from* $899
2 Jan 2014 Sailing (V402)^

19-day Panama Canal
New York to San Francisco
Jan 2014 QUEEN ELIZABETH
Sale fares from* $1,849
18 Jan 2014 Sailing (Q403)^

10- & 12-day Mediterranean
Beginning and/or ending in Rome
Nov-Dec 2013 QUEEN ELIZABETH
Sale fares from* $799
21 Nov 2013 Sailing (Q328)

10-day Northern Europe
Roundtrip Southampton
Dec 2013 QUEEN ELIZABETH
Sale fares from* $799
13 Dec 2013 Sailing (Q330)

11-day Iberia & The Canary Islands
Roundtrip Southampton
Nov 2013 QUEEN MARY 2
Sale fares from* $1,199
30 Nov 2013 Sailing (M331)

10- & 12-day Iberia & The Canary Islands
Roundtrip Southampton
Oct-Dec 2013 QUEEN VICTORIA
Sale fares from* $799
17 Nov 2013 Sailing (V319N)

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.

*RESTRICTIONS

† On Board Credit offer applies $150 per Grill Suite ($75 per person - categories Q1-P2), $70 per Balcony stateroom ($35 per person - categories AA-CA) or $50 per Inside/Oceanview stateroom ($25 per person - categories EB-ID) for voyages advertised in this promotion only. A credit in the respective dollar amount will be posted to your stateroom account upon embarkation. All values are per stateroom, based on double occupancy. Singles paying the single supplement earn the equivalent of the per stateroom On Board Credit. On Board Credit may be used on a single cruise only and expires at the end of that cruise.

* Fares from $699 offer based on Inside staterooms (category ID) on the 27 October 2013 QUEEN MARY 2 New York to Southampton 8-day Transatlantic Crossing. Fares apply to minimum lead-in categories on a space-available basis at time of reservation. 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. Government fees & taxes ranging from $30 - $290 per person are additional and subject to change. This offer is capacity-controlled, is subject to change, and may not be combinable with any other public, group or past passenger discount, including On Board Credit. 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. Original fares are based on Early Booking Fares, which 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. 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 promotion code: R8I/R8J/R8K. Offer expires 7 October 2013. Ships’ Registry: Bermuda. ©CUNARD 2013. The CUNARD logo and logotype are registered trademarks of Carnival plc, an English company trading as Cunard Line. QUEEN MARY 2, QUEEN VICTORIA, QUEEN ELIZABETH, and The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World 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, September 18, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates September 19 2013

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 19th 2013 through September 25th 2013 - 1 USD = 100.35 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 11, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates September 12 2013

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 12th 2013 through September 18th 2013 - 1 USD = 100.35 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).

2014 Early Booking Discount: 2-FOR-1 cruise plus up to 2-FOR-1 air!

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Book your Viking River Cruise before September 30, 2013.

2014 Early Booking Discount:
2-FOR-1 cruise plus up to 2-FOR-1 air.


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 our 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. Come discover for yourself why Viking truly is 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 & UKRAINE

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, the royal retreats of St. Petersburg and the beauty of Ukraine. River cruises from $4,638 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 $2,992 per person.

CRUISE CRITIC’S EDITORS PICK
Recently named Best New River Ships of 2012 in Cruise Critic’s® Editors’ Picks Awards, Viking Longships integrate patented design and cutting-edge technology with comfortable amenities that reflect guest preferences and current travel trends. Viking River Cruises has christened an unprecedented 16 of these vessels in ceremonies across Europe.

Now is the perfect time to book with our 2014 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT of 2-for-1 cruise plus up to 2-for-1 air.*

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 price is based on CAT E double occupancy Paris & the Heart of Normandy, Nov-Dec sailings aboard Viking Spirit, Viking Pride or Viking Neptune. Cruise fares listed are for cruise and cruisetour only in U.S. dollars, per person and fares/discount offers are based on double occupancy. 2-FOR-1 cruise and up to 2-FOR-1 air (on Waterways of the Czars, Footsteps of the Cossacks; Portugal’s River of Gold; and March & April departures of Europe itineraries from BOS, EWR, NYC, PHL or PIT; on China & Mekong itineraries from LAX, SFO, PDX or SEA; other gateways available; see website for pricing) are considered a single offer. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. Valid on new bookings only as of September 1, 2013, subject to availability and may not be combinable with any other offers except Past Guest Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Must request offer code EBD at time of booking. Must book and pay in full September 30, 2013. Offer expires September 30, 2013. Additional terms and conditions apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at vikingcruises.com. CST#2052644-40.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Norwegians Name Their Ships - and Win Free Cruises!

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Norwegian Cruise Line is asking fans in five countries to help select the names for the line’s two new Breakaway Plus class ships. From now through September 24, 2013, Norwegian’s Facebook fans in the United States, Canada*, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom have the opportunity to vote for their two favorite potential ship names from a list of the line’s top 10 name prospects.

Those who vote will be entered to win a trip to the first ship’s inaugural festivities.

To enter, fans should go to Norwegian’s Facebook page in their appropriate region. In the US and Canada, fans should visit the Norwegians Name Their Ships tab. Once there, they will see a list of 10 possible names. They can vote once per day for the two names that they like best. Norwegian will pick one name for each ship based on the names that receive the top number of votes from the community.

Don’t delay. Vote for your favorite name 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.

*The contest is only open to residents of the United States, Canada (excluding Quebec), Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom, 18 years of age and older. For more information on how to enter and for the official rules, details on the prizes, and to share this contest with your friends, visit the Norwegians Name Their Ships tab located on Norwegian’s Facebook Page.