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Princess Cruises offers cruise fares from $749 during Red, White & Blue Sale

  • Written by Teijo Niemelä
  • Category: Latest offers

Princess Cruises’ Red, White & Blue Sale features cruise deal savings on six- to 60-day cruise vacations departing from North America and beyond to destinations worldwide including the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Canada & New England, Hawaii, and Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific, Southeast Asia, South America and World Cruises. Cruise fares to these unique vacation destinations are offered from $749 per person from Fall 2017 through Spring 2018.

In addition to incredible cruise fares, guests can reserve their booking with a reduced deposit of only $100 per person. Guests also have the opportunity to take advantage of a special introductory offer on Ocean Medallion™ cruises to the Caribbean, with balcony upgrades starting from $99 on select 7-day Caribbean cruises.

Ocean Medallion is a first-of-its-kind wearable device that enables a personal concierge by bridging the physical and digital worlds to deliver a new level of personalized service not previously considered possible -- including sophisticated wayfinding, food and beverage on demand, an array of interactive gaming and more. The quarter-sized, 1.8-ounce disc can be accessorized with jewelry, clips, key chains and bands or simply carried in a pocket or pocketbook.

Examples of Red, White & Blue Sale cruise deals include:

– Caribbean cruise — 7 days: Interior - $799 per person; Balcony - $898 per person

– Mexico cruise — 7 days: Interior - $749 per person; Balcony - $949 per person

– Panama Canal cruise— 10 days: Interior - $999 per person; Balcony - $1,799 per person

– Canada & New England cruise — 7 days: Interior - $999 per person; Balcony - $1,399 per person

– Hawaii cruise — 15 days: Interior - $1,599 per person; Balcony - $2,699 per person

– Australia & New Zealand cruise — 12 days: Interior - $1,299 per person; Balcony - $2,299 per person

Guests can also bring the whole family along with reduced third and fourth guest cruise fares.

To thank the men and women of the American and Canadian militaries for their service, Princess Cruises offers up to $250 free onboard spending money for veterans as well as active, retired or disabled military personnel. This special military benefit is eligible on any cruise, any time of the year and can be used to purchase a variety of amenities and experiences including Lotus Spa treatments, specialty restaurant dining, gifts, jewelry and clothing in our onboard boutiques, and Princess Cruises shore excursions.

All cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy. The “Red, White & Blue Sale” runs through 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 5, 2017 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Bermuda.

Norwegian extends Free at Sea promotion in US

  • Written by Kari Reinikainen
  • Category: Latest offers

Norwegian Cruise Line is inviting guests to kick off their 2017 travel plans, as the line’s popular Free at Sea promotion has been extended through February 5. The limited time promotion offers guests the option to choose from up to five free offers plus 50% reduced deposits when they book a new cruise vacation in select categories†.

With Norwegian’s Free at Sea, guests who book a new three-day or longer sailing in an oceanview, balcony or minisuite category stateroom can take advantage of 50% reduced deposits and select their preference of two free choices from five incredible onboard amenity offers*, including free unlimited open bar, free Specialty Dining package, $50 towards shore excursions in each port per stateroom, a free 250 minute WiFi package, or Norwegian’s Kids Sail Free offer that allows third and fourth guests, whether they are kids or kids at heart, to sail for free on almost 400 cruise departure dates. Inside staterooms, as well as Norwegian’s Studio staterooms for solo travelers, also benefit from the 50% reduced deposit and can choose one free offer. Guests seeking ultimate luxury at sea are invited to book a sailing in a suite or The Haven by Norwegian® and enjoy all five free amenities, providing up to $2,800 in added value to their cruise.

Those looking to soak up the sun among the lush, exotic islands of Hawaii can do so on a one-of-a-kind cruise vacation aboard the recently renovated Pride of America, the only ship to sail roundtrip from Honolulu year-round, with her own exclusive Free at Sea offer^. Guests who book a new seven-day inter-island Hawaii cruise now through February 5 aboard Pride of America in a balcony, oceanview, inside or Studio stateroom can benefit from 50% reduced deposits. New bookings in any stateroom^ category have the freedom to select one of five offers to enrich their cruising experience, including a free one-night pre-cruise hotel stay*** with an option to select reduced airfare starting at $399 from select gateways, a free Specialty Dining Package**, free pre-paid service charges for the first and second guest in the stateroom, free $50 per port shore excursion credit per stateroom, or Norwegian’s Kids Sail Free, allowing third and fourth guests in each stateroom sail for free on select dates. Guests who book a suite aboard Pride of America will receive all five offers†.

For those looking to cruise away their winter blues, Norwegian sails from NYC to the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas & Florida aboard Norwegian Breakaway or Norwegian Gem. Norwegian Breakaway takes the best of New York to sea with 27 dining options, dazzling Broadway performances and The Waterfront, a quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants, bars and spectacular views. Book now and escape to the Bahamas & Florida this winter or to the pink sands of Bermuda this summer on New York’s newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway. Aboard Norwegian Gem, guests can enjoy spectacular dining options, fabulous entertainment and family-friendly activities on cruises to the Caribbean, the Bahamas & Florida and Canada & New England for a quintessential summer getaway or fall leaf peeping.

 Only Norwegian allows guests to visit the destinations of their dreams and invites guests to Feel Free to enjoy premium entertainment, action-packed adventure, a wide variety of dining options and the freedom to do it all or absolutely nothing, all on their own timetable. To book a cruise aboard a Norwegian ship, contact a travel professional, call Norwegian at 866-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784), or visit



All destinations on sale during the Princess Cruises Cyber Sale

  • Written by Teijo Niemelä
  • Category: Latest offers

Princess Cruises today announced a Cyber Sale, giving guests a choice of sailing season with savings on more voyages than ever before. Guests who “Sail Soon” can save up to $1,000 per stateroom, while guests who “Sail Later” can enjoy free stateroom location upgrades, free gratuities and up to $300 onboard spending money per stateroom.

“Sail Soon” voyages include 6+ day itineraries departing Winter through Spring 2017 to destinations including the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Panama Canal, California Coast, Australia & New Zealand, Southeast Asia and South America.

“Sail Later” options include 6- to 60-day cruises and select cruisetours sailing from Summer 2017 to Spring 2018 to all destinations, including Alaska, ‭California Coast,‭ Canada & New England,‭ Caribbean,‭ Hawaii, ‭Mexico,‭ Panama Canal, Mediterranean,‭ Northern Europe,‭ Transatlantics, Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific,‭ Japan,‭ Southeast Asia and ‭South America.‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Guests can book with reduced deposits of only $100 per person, with reduced third and fourth guest fares in select destinations during the Cyber Sale.

Finally, guests who book Japan or Singapore voyages are eligible for an additional $100 per person savings on airfare when using Princess EZAir.

Cyber Sale cruise deals include:

– 7-day Mediterranean cruise - $799 interior; $1,299 balcony per person

– 7-day Alaska cruise - $799 interior; $1,399 balcony per person

– 10-day Eastern Caribbean cruise - $899 interior; $1,399 balcony per person

– 10-day Panama Canal cruise - $1,199 interior; $1,699 balcony per person

– 16-day Southeast Asia cruise - $1,499 interior; $2,199 balcony per person

Additional details about the Cyber Sale can be found at

All cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy. The Cyber Sale is available now through 11:59 p.m. PDT on November 30, 2016 and is open to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Bermuda.

Crystal expand Crystal Choices promotion

  • Written by Kari Reinikainen
  • Category: Latest offers

Crystal is expanding its successful “Crystal Clear Choices” promotion to now include additional Crystal Cruises’ voyages on our ocean ships, Crystal River Cruises aboard Crystal Mozart and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises aboard Crystal Esprit, allowing discerning luxury travelers to select their preferred value option on more global itineraries than ever.

Previously offered only with ocean voyages aboard the line’s award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, Crystal Clear Choices presents three exclusive incentives to add even more value to the all-inclusive Crystal Experience™. Travelers can choose between cruise fare savings of up to $1,000 per person, Crystal Air credit of up to $1,100 per person or round-trip Business Class airfare add-on for just $999 per person, and shipboard credit of up to $1,250 per person. Guests can choose from 60 voyages throughout 2017, included in the program.

“We continue to see the definition of ‘value’ and ‘luxury travel’ evolve to each traveler’s personal preferences, and we will always strive to accommodate and exceed each of our guest’s wishes,” says Crystal Chairman, CEO and President Edie Rodriguez. “Choice has always been a cornerstone of Crystal’s philosophy, and this program offers travelers the added luxury of more choices to create travel experiences that are meaningful for them.”

The promotion applies to a diverse selection of Crystal’s acclaimed travel experiences, most notably including Crystal Serenity’s second Northwest Passage expedition and South America World Cruise segments, as well as the newly added boutique yacht voyages in the Seychelles and elegant Danube River sailings round-trip from Vienna. Also included are Crystal Symphony’s Northern and Western Europe itineraries and Crystal Serenity’s Pacific Coast, Mexican Riviera, Alaska and New England/Canada voyages.

Air credit option is valid only for bookings made via Crystal AirSea Program, which offers flight arrangements through more than 180 airports and major hubs in the U.S. and Canada, with frequent flyer options, seat assignments and confirmations and other services available at guests’ fingertips. The additional shipboard credits offered with the “Crystal Clear Choices” promotion can be used toward indulgent spa treatments, intrepid Crystal Adventures ashore, posh boutique purchases or extravagant Vintage Room dinners.

Promotional credits, savings and starting fares all based on double occupancy. Book by February 28, 2017 for the best value.


P&O Cruises to offer seven special product packages to celebrate its 180th year

  • Written by Kari Reinikainen
  • Category: Latest offers

To commemorate 180 years of P&O history, P&O Cruises has crafted a handful of decadent cruise experiences that are guaranteed to add a celebratory flourish to every 2017 cruise.

In addition to a new Gala Celebration menu from Marco Pierre White, Heritage Cocktails, special shore excursions and two new unique theatre shows, P&O Cruises has put together its 180 Packages collection that will ensure that every day on board or on shore feels indulgent, different and worth savouring.

There are seven tempting packages from which to choose including:


The Ultimate 180 from £299


  • A bottle of house Champagne
  • Luxury bouquet of flowers
  • Box of chocolates
  • Box of souvenir Champagne glasses
  • Formal portrait photograph and frame
  • ½ bottle of Champagne with breakfast in bed
  • Choice of 50-minute facial or 50-minute massage
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Dessert canapés served twice during the cruise
  • Dinner for two in a select dining speciality restaurant
  • A special 180 memento


The Good Life from £269


  • Dinner for two people in a select dining speciality restaurant
  • Two bottles of Champagne
  • Dessert canapés served twice during the cruise
  • Luxury pamper session in the spa, consisting of a choice of exotic hand ritual with manicure or Traditional pedicure and a choice of a 50-minute facial or 50-minute massage
  • Two glasses of sparkling wine served in the salon
  • A special 180 memento


You package from £279


  • One-day Retreat pass for two people
  • Choice of either exotic hand ritual with manicure or traditional pedicure
  • Hair styling & make up
  • Two glasses of sparkling wine served in the salon
  • A special 180 memento


Wanderlust Package (price dependent on tour chosen)


Choice of exclusive new shore excursion for two people
Hardback World Travel book
Signed nautical map
A special 180 memento


For the ultimate in celebrations, look no further than Aurora’s 2017 World Navigation, which will echo the trade routes of the British Empire on a 104-night eastern circumnavigation from Southampton calling at 35 destinations in 21 countries and sailing nearly 30,000 nautical miles. Departing January 9 2017, this cruise will feature a traditional sail away, themed sail away parties, and 180th year ball and gala dinner, a special 180th year commemorative gift, a special Captain’s cocktail party with a complimentary glass of Champagne, themed history quizzes, traditional games, an historic exhibition, talks about iconic ships and the historical significance of key ports and a 180th year celebration cake in the atrium.


For more information or to book call P&O Cruises on 0843 374 0111, visit or visit your local travel agent.