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Hot Deals From Norwegian

NCL (tel. 866/234-0292; www.ncl.com) is offering these great deals if booked between Saturday, April 10 and Friday, April 16, 2010. Call to book and mention promotion codes. Certain restrictions apply.

Book any category suite fleetwide by April 30, 2010 (including Penthouse, Deluxe Owners Suite, Courtyard Villa and Garden Villa) for sailings at least nine months out (new reservations only), and get up to $300 in onboard credits.

  • April 25, May 2 & May 9, 2010, aboard Norwegian Jade. 7-night western Mediterranean round-trip from Barcelona, calling in Monte Carlo, Monaco; Florence (Livorno), Rome (Civitavecchia), and Naples, Italy; and Palma, Spain. Fares start at $599 per person for the best available inside cabins. Call to book and mention promotion code PGHOT.
  • April 30, 2010, aboard Norwegian Sky. 3-night Bahamas round-trip from Miami, calling in Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island). Fares start at $219 per person for best available inside cabins. Call to book and mention promotion code PGHOT.
  • May 15, 2010, aboard Norwegian Star. 7-night Sawyer Glacier round-trip from Seattle, calling in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway; and British Columbia. Fares start at $549 per person for best available inside cabins. Call to book and mention promotion code PGHOT.
  • May 23, 2010, aboard Norwegian Dawn. 7-day Bermuda round-trip from New York, calling in King's Wharf;. Fares start at $549 per person for best available inside cabins. Call to book and mention promotion code PGHOT.
  • June 12, 2010, aboard Norwegian Jewel. 7-day Bahamas & Florida round-trip from New York, calling in Orlando, Florida; Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island); Nassau and Grand Bahamas Island. Fares start at $679 per person for best available inside cabins. Call to book and mention promotion code PGHOT.

Crystal Deals in the Mediterranean

Crystal (tel. 866/211-0121; www.crystalcruises.com) is wheeling and dealing on several 12-night Mediterranean sailings this summer. All rates include free airfare and $1,000 per person onboard spending credits. Here's a taste of the amazing deals. Certain restrictions apply.

  • Venice to Athens, June 25, 2010 (voyage VO315), starts at $6,465 per person.
  • Athens to Venice, July 7, 2010 (voyage VO316), starts at $6,465 per person.
  • Istanbul to Barcelona, July 31, 2010 (voyage VO318), starts at $6,470 per person.
  • Barcelona to Venice, Aug 12, 2010 (voyage VO319), starts at $6,470 per person.
  • Venice to Istanbul, Aug 24, 2010 (voyage VO320), starts at $6,470 per person.
  • Istanbul to Barcelona, Sept 5, 2010 (voyage VO321), starts at $6,110 per person.
  • Barcelona to Venice, Sept 17, 2010 (voyage VO322), starts at $5,940 per person.

What Travel Agencies Are Offering

Here are some of the best deals a handful of major travel agencies are advertising this week. Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time. Similar deals may be available from competing online and brick-and-mortar agencies. All rates are per person for an inside cabin unless otherwise stated, and include port charges. Rates for the ultra-luxe lines may also include gratuities and some or all beverages.

Vacation Shoppe (tel. 866/7-CRUISE; www.vacationshoppe.com)

All-Travel (tel. 866/565-3214; www.all-travel.com/cruises)

  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $1,429, Aug. 22 sailing. Food Network-themed cruise includes VIP pier-side check in, Battle of the Celebrity Solstice Chefs competition event, pre-paid gratuities and more.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $1,058, July 11 sailing. Deal includes onboard credit worth up to 10 percent of your cruise fare.
  • Cruise West Spirit of Oceanus: 19-night northern Europe, Honfleur to Oslo. From $15,195, July 19 sailing. Deal includes free airfare and a $200 shipboard credit.
  • Crystal Symphony: 11-night northern Europe, London to Stockholm. From $5,395, June 21 sailing. Deal includes 2-for-1 fares, free airfare, and a $2,000 per-couple shipboard credit.
  • Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam: 12-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Venice. From $2,549, July 14 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary shore excursion in Kusadasi.
  • Oceania Insignia: 14-night Greece and Mediterranean, Civitavecchia/Rome to Athens. From $4,799, Apr. 23 sailing. Deal includes free airfare.
  • Regent Navigator: 7-night ultra-luxe Alaska Seward to Vancouver. From $5,635, June 30 sailing. Deal includes a $400 shipboard credit and cocktail reception.
  • Seabourn Odyssey: 7-night ultra-luxe Greek Isles, Athens to Istanbul. From $4,599, May 8 sailing. Deal includes one per-couple shore excursion by private car in Kusadasi and a wine-pairing dinner.
  • Silversea Silver Whisper: 12-night ultra-luxe Europe, Monte Carlo to Southampton. From $8,143, May 31 sailing. Deal includes up to 60 percent in savings and free airfare if reserved by June 30th.
  • Silversea Silver Whisper: 7-night Scandinavia & Russia, Stockholm to Copenhagen. From $5,098, July 28 sailing. Deal includes a cocktail reception, a private champagne and caviar galley tour, an exclusive private dinner, and more.

Cruise Brothers

(tel. 800/827-7779; www.cruisebrothers.com)
  • MSC Poesia: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $699, Dec. 19 sailing. Deal includes kids sail free.
  • NCL Epic: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $649, Sept. 2 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit.
  • Carnival Liberty: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $399, Sept. 25 sailing.
  • Crystal Serenity: 10-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $3,575, Dec. 11 sailing. Deal includes $500 onboard credit.
  • Princess Caribbean Princess: 9-night Bermuda, round-trip from New York. From $774, May 27 sailing. Deal includes a $75 onboard credit.
  • Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas: 7-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Civitavecchia/Rome. From $999, Aug. 22 sailing. Deal includes a free shore excursion.
  • MSC Fantasia: 7-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Genoa. From $899, Oct. 3 sailing. Deal includes kids sail free.
  • Cunard Queen Mary 2: 6-night Transatlantic, Southampton to New York. From $1029, July 13 sailing. Deal includes onboard credit up to $300.
  • Holland America Zaandam: 14-night Hawaii, round-trip from San Diego. From $1,499, Nov. 7 sailing.
  • Paul Gauguin: 7-night South Pacific, round-trip from Papeete. From $4,495, Sept. 19 sailing.
  • Carnival Glory: 7-night Canada/New England, round-trip from New York. From $499, Sept. 18 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas: 13-night Transatlantic, Miami to Harwich. From $599, May 6 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $559, May 9 sailing.
  • Norwegian Star: 7-night Alaska, round-trip from Seattle. From $599, May 22 sailing.

Cruise Members Only

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The annual $50 membership fee is being waived for Frommers.com subscribers who mention Frommers.com when booking any cruise.

  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 3 sailing. Deal includes second week free -- you must call to book this offer.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 10 sailing. Deal includes second week free -- you must call to book this offer.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 17 sailing. Deal includes second week free -- you must call to book this offer.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 24 sailing. Deal includes second week free -- you must call to book this offer.

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