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Newsletter Dated April 20, 2015
Dear Vacations To Go Customer,
Some cruise lines offer additional discounts for Vacations To Go
customers who live in certain states or provinces (regional
discounts), customers who are 55 or older, airline employees,
police, firefighters, EMTs, teachers, active and retired military
personnel and cruise past passengers.
Vacations To Go offers a feature, unique in the cruise industry, that
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.
If you have not recently updated your Vacations To Go Account to make
sure you see the biggest discounts for which you are eligible, please
to do so now. It will take only a moment.
This week, we've negotiated the following money-saving offers with
Princess, Norwegian, Azamara, MSC and Ponant. The offers include
shipboard credits, which are as good as cash on the ship and can be used
toward onboard purchases not covered in your cruise fare, such as shore
excursions and spa treatments.
Princess is offering Vacations To Go customers a terrific
Summer Clearance Sale, with big discounts on a variety of summer
departures (save up to 81%) and exclusive shipboard credits of up to
$485 per cabin. In addition, the third and fourth passengers in the
cabin receive an extra shipboard credit of up to $100 per person. Past
guests may see better rates on select sailings.
for dates and prices.
Norwegian is offering our customers markdowns of up to 85%, plus
choose one of the following free amenities when you book ocean-view,
balcony or suite accommodations: 1) free gratuities, 2) the Ultimate
Beverage Package (valued at $54 per person, per day), 3) an Ultimate
Dining Package that includes unlimited dining at most specialty
restaurants, or 4) a shore excursion credit valued at up to $525 per
cabin. (The beverage package is not available for Hawaii, Panama Canal,
trans-Atlantic and repositioning cruises.) Book by April 30.Click here
for dates and prices.
Azamara is offering our customers fantastic discounts, with fares
reduced by up to 76%. Plus enjoy exclusive shipboard credits of up to
$950 per cabin on a variety of voyages. Book by May 1.Click here
for dates and prices.
MSC is offering Vacations To Go customers big savings of up to
82% and, on select European departures of the MSC Divina this summer,
new exclusive discounts and a free upgrade from an inside cabin to a
balcony cabin. Plus, on many other sailings in Europe, you'll receive
free gratuities. Book by April 27.Click here
for dates and prices.
Ponant is offering our customers an exclusive shipboard credit of
$300 per cabin on all voyages. In addition, receive an exclusive
additional 5% discount on the following departures, for savings of up to
in the Mediterranean,
in Russia and
in New Zealand.
for dates and prices for all our Ponant deals.
As always, these offers are for new bookings only and subject to
availability. Restrictions may apply.
This week, the Anthem of the Seas makes its inaugural voyage from
Southampton, England, heading for ports in Spain and France. In October,
the 4,905-passenger ship will cross the Atlantic to its permanent home
port of Bayonne, New Jersey, and begin cruising the Caribbean.
Unique features aboard the Royal Caribbean ship include RipCord
by iFly, a simulated skydiving experience; the North Star, a
glass-enclosed capsule at the end of a mechanical arm that lifts
occupants more than 300 feet above the sea; and the Bionic Bar, where
two robotic bartenders can shake or stir your favorite cocktail (their
graceful movements have been patterned after those of a principal dancer
with the American Ballet Theatre).
Other standout features include ultra-fast Internet connectivity
(allowing you to even stream movies or Skype) and interior staterooms
that provide virtual views of real-time scenery.
to see all dates and prices for Royal Caribbean's newest ship.
Here are a few more newsworthy items from around the cruise
Carnival has announced the summer and fall 2015 lineup for its
popular Carnival Live Concert Series. Artists scheduled to
perform on board include The Band Perry, Boston, Lionel Richie and
Heart. Shows take place in the ships' main theaters while they are
docked in Cozumel, Nassau or St. Thomas.
to see these Carnival departures.
Carnival Corp. has signed agreements with two shipbuilders --
Fincantieri in Italy and Meyer Werft in Germany -- to construct nine
new ships for its global fleet, which encompasses nine brands
including Carnival, Holland America, Princess and Cunard. The ships will
be added over a four-year period from 2019 to 2022, but Carnival has not
yet announced details of the vessels or which of its brands will receive
them. I'll keep you posted.
Norwegian has eliminated the cover charge at a variety of Asian
restaurants across the fleet. Popular spots like Shanghai's Noodle Bar
on the Breakaway-class ships and the Norwegian Epic, Jasmine Garden on
the Norwegian Jade and Ginza on the Norwegian Star now are
for our Norwegian departures, which are discounted by as much as 80% or
The "Sound of Music" goes to sea: Princess celebrates the
50th anniversary of this beloved movie musical about the Von Trapp
family. Throughout the year, the "Sound of Music" will be played on the
giant, top-deck screens of all 18 ships on every sailing. Or, join a
sing-along version in the Princess Theater. Princess is celebrating its
golden anniversary this year as well.
to see dates and prices for all Princess cruises.
Celebrity has introduced more than 70 new shore excursions
in a variety of categories, including "Uniquely Celebrity" (drive a
Ferrari in Cannes, for example), "Lifestyle and Wellness" (join a guided
nature walk in Melbourne) and "Family" (learn to sail in Bermuda, then
compete in a "mini regatta"). The line also is launching "Private
Journeys," excursions that can be customized for individuals or groups.
for dates and rates on Celebrity voyages around the world.
Here are the best cruise deals in the next 90 days, organized by port of
Click below for best cruise deals departing US and Canada
Here are today's Top 10 Cruises,
brand-new specials from the world's best cruise lines.
Click the FastDeal # for details.
1) Caribbean, 8 nights on Carnival, departs New York May 24, starting at $479, save 75%, FastDeal # 29443
2) Alaska, 7 nights on Princess, departs Vancouver Jun 13, starting at $449, save 78%, FastDeal # 27261
3) Bermuda, 7 nights on Celebrity, departs Bayonne May 31, starting at $559, save 67%, FastDeal # 11823
4) Mediterranean, 7 nights on Norwegian, departs Rome May 20, starting at $549, save 74%, FastDeal # 11331
5) Caribbean, 7 nights on Royal Caribbean, departs Galveston May 17, starting at $674, save 40%, FastDeal # 21146
6) Norway, 7 nights on Costa Cruises, departs Copenhagen Aug 1, starting at $849, save 72%, FastDeal # 33146
7) Caribbean, 7 nights on Norwegian, departs Miami Jun 27, starting at $779, save 61%, FastDeal # 23435
8) Greek Islands, 12 nights on Celebrity, departs Rome May 21, starting at $899, save 78%, FastDeal # 28494
9) Baltic, 11 nights on Princess, departs Copenhagen May 13, starting at $998, save 52%, FastDeal # 27809
10) Tahiti/French Polynesia, 7 nights on Windstar, departs Papeete Jul 10, oceanview starting at $2,799, save 62%, FastDeal # 29725
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