Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates February 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 February 5th 2015 through February 11th 2015 - 1 USD = 120.79 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).

Monday, February 2, 2015

2015 Special Savings, plus save up to $1,000 off air!

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2015 Special Savings

Plus, Save $1,000 on Air!*

Hurry - this offer expires February 28, 2015

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 on board 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 $1,856 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 provide the chance to take in the colorful sights of Red Square and the royal retreats of St. Petersburg. River cruises from $5,596 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 $3,192 per person.

Now is the perfect time to take advantage of 2015 SPECIAL SAVINGS. Hurry—this offer expires February 28, 2015!

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: $1,856 per person “Europe” price is based on CAT F double occupancy Danube Waltz, select Nov 2015 Viking Longship sailings. $5,596 per person “Russia” price is based on CAT DX double occupancy Waterways of the Tsars, select Aug and Sep 2015 sailings aboard Viking Akun, Viking Ingvar or Viking Truvor. $3,192 per person “China & Southeast Asia” price is based on CAT C double occupancy Imperial Jewels of China, select July sailings aboard Viking Emerald. Cruise fares listed are for cruise and cruisetour only in Canadian dollars, per person and fares/discount offers are based on double occupancy. 2-for-1 cruise and international air discounts are considered a single offer. Up to FREE air (on Russia itinerary from YOW, YUL or YYZ); and special air from $495 per person for guests in Suites on China itinerary from YYC or YVR; Cats A-E get special air from YYC or YVR; other gateways available, call for pricing. Pay in full by Mar 31, 2015 or within 90 days of departure, if earlier. Russia FREE air (offer 05D) is pay in full at time of booking & not combinable with custom air, Frequent Flyer Programs, Premium Economy or Business Class upgrades. Pay in full by Mar 31, 2015 or within 90 days of departure, if earlier. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Must request Special Savings Offer at time of booking and pay with deposit by February 28, 2015; call for details. Must request Special Savings Offer at time of booking and pay in full by current expiration date; call for details. Valid on new bookings only as of 2/1/15, 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. Prices are based upon lowest price point and category at time of print and are subject to change without notice. Additional terms and conditions apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at vikingrivercruises.com. Offer expires February 28, 2015. CST#2052644-40

Friday, January 30, 2015

Cruise Alaska with Princess - Denali on Sale Starts February 12th

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Experience why Princess Cruises has been named “Best Cruise Line in Alaska” for eight consecutive years by the readers of Travel Weekly!

Starting Thursday, February 12th, enjoy fares from just $99 a day* on amazing Alaska land and sea vacations with Princess Cruises during our Denali on Sale promotion!

Alaska land and sea vacations combine our popular 7-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise with 3 to 8-nights on land featuring stays at exclusive Princess Wilderness Lodges and exclusive rail service through the heart of Alaska. Every Princess Alaska land and sea vacation includes scenic cruising through Glacier Bay National Park– a pristine glacier-lined UNESCO World Heritage Site only select cruise lines are granted permission to visit, and iconic Denali National Park, the home of majestic Mt. McKinley. This is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in all that Alaska has to offer!

This year, enjoy even more of the Great Land as a series of new, authentic Alaska experiences are brought on board our ships. Whether savoring world famous Alaska seafood, catching gold rush fever at our Klondike Festival, or hearing the compelling tales of guest speakers from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch, the journey North to Alaska brings the best of the Great Land on board for you to enjoy.

This sale only happens once a year so don’t miss out on this great opportunity to save and see the Best of Alaska with Princess Cruises!

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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*Fares from $99/day applies to Grand Princess® 5/23/15 departure Tour CAX. 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 $280 are additional and subject Princess Cruises® 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 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.

Offer expires: April 14, 2015. Reference promotion code: RT*.

Note: For assistance reserving a wheelchair-accessible stateroom, please contact customer service at 1-800-774-6237.

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

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates January 29 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 January 29th 2015 through February 4th 2015 - 1 USD = 121.29 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, January 21, 2015

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates January 22 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 January 22nd 2015 through January 28th 2015 - 1 USD = 120.79 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.

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).