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customers who live in certain states or provinces (regional
), customers who are 55 or older, airline employees,
police, firefighters, EMTs, teachers,
active and retired military
and cruise past passengers
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allows us to show you every special discount for which you are eligible,
whenever you browse our site. These special rates don't apply to every
sailing, but when they are in effect, they are the lowest available.
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A few weeks ago, I wrote that I was suffering all the classic symptoms
of Cruise Withdrawal, as it's been more than 510 days since I've been at
sea. While I've had some fantastic travel adventures over the last year
and a half, none of them have been on a cruise ship.
I heard from many of you who were -- forgive the pun -- in the same
"I know the feeling. We are now at 180 days and it is time to make plans
for another cruise. One of my therapies, when landlocked, is to use my
vacation photos as screen savers -- Alaska in the summer, Caribbean in
"Cruising is in our blood, and we cannot think of any other type of
vacation that offers more for our money."
"I am not on a cruise ship right now, but I am looking at a collage of
photos from our last cruise -- two years ago! One of my favorite
memories of that cruise is coming into port in New York City at sunrise,
sitting on our balcony in our pajamas."
"I returned from sea on July 21 and am already experiencing these
Has it been too long since your
to see the best deals on departures in the next three months at our
world-famous 90-Day Ticker.
Or, read on for examples of fantastic savings on unsold cabins in the
Bahamas, Caribbean, Mediterranean and more.
This week, I'd like to share huge, last-minute discounts on cruises to
the world's most popular destinations, savings of up to 86%
the brochure price!
Since 1984, Vacations To Go has been working with major cruise lines to
book unsold cabins
at deeply discounted prices. If you are
flexible with your travel dates and can book at a moment's notice when
price cuts are announced, we can help you find an incredible deal on a
Below are some examples of unbeatable offers on cruises departing in the
next several weeks. For a look at more terrific cruise bargains, please
visit our 90-Day Ticker -- the industry's only comprehensive list of
last-minute markdowns -- by
A 7-night Caribbean cruise departing from Miami on September 20,
starting at $239
A 5-night Bahamas cruise departing from Miami on September 15, starting
An 8-night Caribbean cruise departing from Fort Lauderdale on September
27, starting at $289
A 5-night Caribbean cruise departing from Fort Lauderdale on October 18,
starting at $229
A 4-night Bahamas cruise departing from Miami on November 6, starting at
A 7-night Canada/New England cruise departing from Boston on September
20, starting at $499
A 7-night Bahamas cruise departing from New Orleans on September 28,
starting at $399
A 5-night Pacific Northwest cruise departing from Vancouver on September
29, starting at $149
A 13-night trans-Atlantic cruise departing from Rotterdam on October 14,
starting at $599
A 7-night Bahamas cruise departing from New York on October 12, starting
A 7-night Bermuda cruise departing from New York on September 21,
starting at $629
A 7-night Mediterranean cruise departing from Barcelona on October 24,
starting at $499
If you're in the market for a last-minute cruise, act quickly to lock in
one of these amazing rates. Deals this low can sell out within hours of
This week, we've arranged money-saving offers with Celebrity,
Norwegian, Seabourn and Pullmantur
. They include free shipboard
credits, which can be used toward onboard purchases not covered in the
cruise fare, like shore excursions and boutique purchases.
is offering our customers markdowns of up to 77%. Plus,
customers who book ocean-view cabins or higher categories on select
sailings can choose from one of the following three amenities: 1) free
drinks, including alcoholic beverages, 2) free gratuities or 3) a
shipboard credit of up to $700 per cabin. Book by August 31.
for dates and prices.
is offering my readers huge savings, with discounts of
up to 85% off, as well as exclusive shipboard credits of up to $170 per
cabin on most upcoming sailings. Book by Sunday, August 31.
for dates and prices.
is offering Vacations To Go customers terrific savings
of up to 84% on select cruises through 2015, plus certain voyages
qualify for shipboard credits of up to $750 per
stateroom. The upfront rate of a Seabourn cruise includes open bars
throughout the ship, fine wines at lunch and dinner and gratuities.
for dates and prices.
is offering our customers great discounts and new,
exclusive rates on cruises in an array of destinations. Pullmantur has
all-inclusive pricing that covers all carbonated beverages, water, juice
and coffee, and most alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine and liquor.
for dates and prices.
As always, these offers are for new bookings only and subject to
availability. Restrictions may apply.
Here are today's Top 10 Cruises
brand-new specials from the world's best cruise lines.
Click the FastDeal # for details
, 7 nights on Carnival, departs Miami Sep 21, starting at $229, save 86%, FastDeal # 10402
2) Canada/New England
, 7 nights on Holland America, departs Boston Sep 13, starting at $399, save 80%, FastDeal # 19076
, 7 nights on Princess, departs Houston Nov 16, starting at $399, save 76%, FastDeal # 24119
, 7 nights on Norwegian, departs Seattle Sep 13, starting at $579, save 70%, FastDeal # 22188
, 7 nights on Celebrity, departs San Juan Nov 22, starting at $499, save 62%, FastDeal # 15302
, 13 nights on Royal Caribbean, departs Rotterdam Oct 14, starting at $599, save 74%, FastDeal # 13015
, 7 nights on MSC Cruises, departs Miami Sep 13, starting at $229, save 85%, FastDeal # 21865
, 7 nights on Holland America, departs San Diego Oct 3, starting at $599, save 48%, FastDeal # 20640
9) Tahiti/French Polynesia
, 10 nights on Princess, departs Papeete Oct 29, starting at $699, save 59%, FastDeal # 17235
, 10 nights on Windstar, departs Singapore Dec 2, suite starting at $1,999, save 75%, FastDeal # 10253
For the best last-minute cruise specials in the next 90 days, please
visit our world-famous
To search for discounts of up to 82% on cruises departing more than 90
days from now,
To save up to 40% with escorted and independent tours,
For river cruises up to 50% off,
For discounts of up to 50% at hotels and all-inclusive resorts,
For the lowest rates on Africa safaris from budget to luxury in quality,
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