Tuesday, September 24, 2013

3 FREE + $100 deposit on Alaska and Europe cruises and cruisetours!

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It’s never too soon to start planning your next vacation and with Princess Cruises’ NEW 2014 Alaska and Europe itineraries, it is even more important to lock in your stateroom now!

When you book during the 3 for FREE Sales Event starting September 5th, not only will you get the best stateroom selection available but you’ll also benefit from these fantastic FREE items:

  • FREE Stateroom Upgrades: Get the best stateroom available within that stateroom type for the lowest possible fare!†
  • FREE Shore Excursion Spending Money: Use the credit we’ll add to your onboard account on shore excursions in ports of call during your cruise.††
  • FREE Specialty Restaurant Dinner for two: We’ll reserve a dining time and venue on your behalf; all you have to do is show up for your reservation and bring the $50 voucher you’ll find in your stateroom!°

What’s more, if you book before October 31st, you’ll also benefit from a deposit of only $100 per person!**

Don’t miss out on this great offer — call us TODAY to get the best selection of staterooms available!

7-day Alaska
May – September 2014

Between Vancouver and Anchorage
Roundtrip Seattle, Vancouver and San Francisco also available.
Fares based on Crown Princess® 5/10/14 sailing.
Government fees of $165 are additional and subject to change.
Interior fares from $548*

11-night Denali Explorer Cruisetour
May-September 2014

7-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise PLUS 3 nights at our Denali area
lodges plus 1 night Anchorage and Princess Direct-to-the-Wilderness® rail.
Fares based on Crown Princess® 5/10/14 sailing.
Government fees of $191 are additional and subject to change.
Interior fares from $1,322*

11-day Scandinavia & Russia
May-August 2014

Roundtrip Copenhagen or Warnemünde
Fares based on Royal Princess® 5/12/14 sailing.
Government fees of $185 are additional and subject to change.
Interior fares from $1,749*

12-day British Isles
May-August 2014

Roundtrip London
Fares based on Ruby Princess® 5/11/14 sailing.
Government fees of $200 are additional and subject to change.
Interior fares from $1,849*

12-day Grand Mediterranean
June-October 2014

Between Barcelona and Venice
Fares based on Regal Princess® 8/30/14 sailing.
Government fees of $140 are additional and subject to change.
Interior fares from $1,999*

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

*Fares apply to 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 passengers in a stateroom. These fares do not apply to singles or third/fourth-berth passengers. Government fees and taxes of $125-$510 are additional and subject to change. This offer is capacity controlled and may not be combinable with select other promotions. Offer is also combinable with standard Groups and Cruise Sales. Offer is 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.

†Free stateroom upgrade applies to booking the stateroom location you wish to sail in for the price of the lowest category within that stateroom type during this promotion only. Offer is based on availability in like to like stateroom types (Interior to Interior, Oceanview to Oceanview, Balcony to Balcony). Upgrade offer excludes select categories, including but not limited to premium categories and suites. Offer does not apply to land packages.

††Free shore excursion credit applies $200 per stateroom ($100 per person) for Europe, and $100 per stateroom ($50 per person) for Alaska voyages for cruise fares advertised in this promotion only. A credit in the respective dollar amount will be posted to your stateroom account upon embarkation. This credit may be used for any excursion purchased during your cruise, including any that were pre-reserved online. Credit may be used on a single voyage only and expires at the end of that voyage. Any credit not used for shore excursions will be applied toward the stateroom account balance. Offer is not transferable and may not be combinable with other select offers or other onboard credits. Shore Excursion credit is quoted in U.S. dollars.

oBookings on applicable sailings will receive a complimentary dinner for two in one of our onboard specialty restaurants, Sabatini’s, Crown Grill, Bayou Cafe, or Sterling Steakhouse. Restaurants vary by ship and reservations will be made on your behalf by Princess. Special dining events that take place in Specialty restaurants are excluded from the dining offer. Offer cannot be used toward the purchase of specialty dining packages. Alcoholic beverages and sodas are not included, and are available at an additional cost. Specialty dining gratuities are included. One offer per stateroom. It will be at the guest’s discretion as to which guest in the booking redeems the offer. Offer is non-transferable, Princess has the right to substitute for an onboard credit of equal value, and will expire if not used by 10:00 PM on the last evening of the cruise. Offer excludes Princess lodge restaurants.

**Reduced deposit of $100 per person applies to all passengers in a stateroom.

Reference promotion code: RB3/RTC/RBC. Offer expires: October 31, 2013. Note: For assistance reserving a wheelchair-accessible stateroom, please contact customer service at 1-800-774-6237.

© 2013 Princess Cruises. Ships of Bermudan registry.

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.