Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates March 13 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 March 13th 2014 through March 19th 2014 - 1 USD = 104.04 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 25, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line - The Ultimate Freesome

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FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 10

Get the ultimate deal on our newest ships, Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway. Book a Balcony stateroom or higher, get a free Ultimate Dining Package. Book a Suite or higher, and get a free Ultimate Dining Package and the Ultimate Beverage Package. That’s a value of over $1,000! Plus, receive free Balcony upgrades with any room on either ship. Get ready for an experience of gastronomic proportions with 7 nights of specialty dining for free. That means you could enjoy Cagney’s on Monday, Teppanyaki on Tuesday, Moderno on Wednesday and so much more. Great Things Happen When You Cruise Like a Norwegian®.

Book a Norwegian cruise vacation on Norwegian Getaway or Norwegian Breakaway and you’ll receive:

  • Free Ultimate Dining Package when booking a Balcony stateroom or higher
  • Free Ultimate Dining Package and Ultimate Beverage Package when booking a Suite or higher
  • Free Balcony upgrades
  • E-coupons worth over $300
  • Discounts for AARP and Latitudes Rewards’ members
  • Military discounts


Book today. Offer ends March 10!

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.

Booking Window: 2/27/14 – 3/10/14 11.59 PM EST
Program code: DINING
Terms and Conditions Ultimate Dining package valid for 1st - 2nd guest in a a stateroom. Ultimate Beverage package valid for ALL guests in a stateroom. Singles paying 200% qualify for the offer. Guests booked in the Balcony/ Mini Suite categories qualify for Ultimate Dining package. Guests booked in the Haven & Suites categories qualify for Ultimate Dining and Ultimate Beverage package. The offer valid for new individual (FIT and Group) reservations. The offer doesn’t have monetary value and is non transferable. Studio, Inside, and Oceanview categories are excluded from the offer. No refunds are available if fewer restaurants are visited. Ultimate Dining package doesn’t include beverages. The Ultimate Beverage package includes a 15% gratuity per person per day. Debarkation day is not included for Ultimate Beverage Package To qualify for the Ultimate Beverage package guests must be at least 21 years of age. Guests 3-20 years old receive soda package. For Ultimate Beverage package guests need to contact beverage manager for a sticker onboard. For Soda Package a sticker will be placed on a key card. Applicable taxes, US and VAT may apply based on certain destinations. Ultimate Beverage package includes a variety of spirits and cocktails that are $8.50 or less, all draft beer $5.95 and under and bottled beer $5.50 and under, glasses of wine under $10 and unlimited fountain soda and juices at all bars, lounges, restaurants and the Great Stirrup Cay. Does not include room service, package sales, ship specific promotions or beer buckets, designated Super Premium brands (subject to change), bottled wine. Does not include wine by the glass over $10, bottled beer over $5.50, (non-alcoholic beer) draft beer over $5.95, mini bar purchases, bottled water, fresh squeezed juices, Lavazza Coffee beverages or energy drinks. Government taxes & fees, and discretionary onboard service charges are additional. 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. Applicable to NCLMIAMI and NCLINTL, AUSTRALIA. Not applicable to CE and UK offices. Norwegian Cruise Line is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ registry: BAHAMAS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. ©2014 NCL Corporation Ltd

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates February 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 February 20th 2014 through February 26th 2014 - 1 USD = 104.04 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, February 12, 2014

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates February 13 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 February 13th 2014 through February 19th 2014 - 1 USD = 104.43 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).

Friday, February 7, 2014

Norwegians Spread the Love - February 13 and 14 2014

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TWO DAYS ONLY: FEBRUARY 13 & 14

This Valentine’s Day, enjoy up to $270 in onboard perks when you book any Norwegian cruise of 5 days or more. From decadent chocolate covered strawberries and dinner for two at one of our specialty restaurants to a fabulous $50 spa credit, there are plenty of opportunities to see the sparks fly. Pick your room. Get your perk. We’ll handle the rest. Get ready to Cruise Like a Norwegian®.

Book an unforgettable Norwegian vacation and you’ll receive:

  • Up to $270 in onboard perks
  • Free balcony upgrades
  • 50% reduced deposit
  • E-Coupons worth more than $300
  • AARP, Latitude Rewards & Military discounts apply

LIMITED TIME. FEBRUARY 13 & 14.

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.

Booking Window: 2/13/14 - 2/14/14 11.59 PM EST
Applicable destinations: Fleet-Wide All open for Sale 5 + Day Sailings
Program code: EVENTS
Terms and 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. 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, Mama’s Italian Kitchen, Il Dagio, La Trattoria, East meets West, Le Bistro, Lazy J’s, Little Italy 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 & fees, and discretionary 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