Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates August 1 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 August 1st 2013 through August 7th 2013 - 1 USD = 99.65 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).

Trafalgar 2014 Asia, Australia and New Zealand

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An Insider’s View of Exotic Lands Awaits!

Get a unique insider’s view from a friend on hassle-free guided vacations in Asia, Australia & New Zealand,
where you’ll hear the stories, discover hidden places and experience the local culture first-hand.

Book your adventure early and save up to $1,100 per couple!^

Save up to $1,100.00 per couple with 7.5% early booking discount* - book and pay by November 13th.

Trafalgar’s Insider Experiences make for an authentic, local journey you can’t get anywhere else!

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Always included

  • A good night’s sleep at carefully-selected, high-quality hotels
  • One of our expert Travel Directors to be your local insider
  • A taste of local culture with many meals of regional cuisine
  • No lines and in-depth sightseeing with VIP access at major sites
  • Hassle-free travel for a chance to sit back and enjoy the journey

Insider Experiences – Only with Trafalgar

  • Be My Guest: dine with locals and hear their stories, like dairy farmers at their home in Devon.
  • Hidden Treasures: your Travel Director shares their own gems, perhaps a favorite café or seasonal festival.
  • Local Specialties: experience customs or crafts from olive oil tasting in Spain to Guinness pint-pulling in Dublin.
  • Local Experts: discover the sights and secrets of cities with guides who live in and love their city.
  • Unique Insights: explore like a local with access to areas usually closed to the public, like the Vatican’s Bramante staircase.

Contact Naka’s Travel Service to book your Trafalgar vacations today - see more package tours around the world on the Tour with Naka’s page!

About Trafalgar

Operating since 1947, Trafalgar offers a wide range of holidays to Europe, Britain, Egypt, USA, Canada, South America, China, Australia and New Zealand, we’ve hosted over 2 million travelers worldwide and many return year after year.

Trafalgar is renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, reliability and financial stability. With over 60 years of practice we’ve perfected the art of creating exceptional guided vacations. Every expertly designed travel experience includes transportation, via deluxe motor coach, rail or cruise ship, first class hotel accommodation, daily sightseeing and most meals and at at savings of up to 30% off the cost of doing it “on your own”.

Trafalgar continuously strives to fulfill our guests’ needs and exceed their expectations – attention to detail ensures you will enjoy a totally hassle-free vacation. We provide the perfect balance between organized activities and free time for individual exploration and relaxation – all you have to do is Dream. Pack. And leave… the rest to us.

*Prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and includes applied 7.5% Early Payment Discount. ^Save up to 7.5% with Early Payment Discount (land-only) booked and paid in full by 11/13/13; savings vary by itinerary, not valid on all vacations/departure dates. Sample savings based on discount for Highlights of Australia and New Zealand departing 7/4/14. Not valid with other promotional offers; combinable with most brochure discounts, subject to availability. ‡Conditions apply to all Trafalgar brochure discounts; valid on the land-only portion. Past Guest (Travel Club) Discount valid one per person, per year, booked within 5 years of last trip. Group Travel Discount valid for bookings with 5 or more guests. Young Traveler discount valid for guests ages 5 – 17 at time of travel. Not all discounts and offers are combinable or available on all itineraries. Talk to your Travel Agent for full details and conditions. All offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. CST#2077132-20

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Cunard’s 2-for-1 Adventure Month Starts Thursday!

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Receive up to 2-for-1 fares†

on select sailings when you book from 1 August through 1 September 2013

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 exotic ports around the world.

Take advantage of this incredible offer with up to 2-for-1† fares on select sailings!

SOUTH AMERICA
12 days - Fort Lauderdale to Rio de Janeiro
12 January 2014 (V402) - QUEEN VICTORIA $2,845
Inside cabin from $1,549

PANAMA CANAL

19 days - New York to San Francisco
18 January 2014 (Q403) - QUEEN ELIZABETH $5,095
Inside cabin from $1,899

SOUTH PACIFIC
28 days - Sydney to San Francisco
5 March 2014 (V402) - QUEEN VICTORIA $6,195
Inside cabin from $3,499

AUSTRALIA TO ASIA
19 days - Sydney to Hong Kong
14 March 2014 (M403) - QUEEN MARY 2 $5,565
Inside cabin from $1,849

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

†Save up to 2-for-1 offer is based on a 50% per person discount off Early Booking Fares on a space available basis at time of reservation in Inside staterooms (category ID/IC) on select sailings. Discounts in other categories and World Voyage segments may vary. Early Booking 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.

*Offer is for new bookings only. Government fees and taxes ranging from $30 - $400 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 not transferable and is available only 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. 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: RWA-RWF. Offer expires 1 September 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.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates July 25 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 July 25th 2013 through July 31st 2013 - 1 USD = 99.65 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, July 17, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates July 18 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 July 18th 2013 through July 24th 2013 - 1 USD = 99.65 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).