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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 Dec. 19 & Friday Dec. 25, 2009. Mention promotion codes when booking. Certain restrictions apply.

Book any category suite by April 1, 2010 (including Penthouse, Deluxe Owners Suite, Courtyard Villa, and Garden Suite) for sailings at least nine months out, and get up to $300 in onboard credits.

Jan. 11 & 22, 2010. Norwegian Sky: 3 or 4-day Bahamas round-trip from Miami, calling in Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island); $149 best available inside per person; mention promo type PG6.

Feb. 5, 2010. Norwegian Jade: 9-day Canary Islands & Morocco round-trip from Barcelona, calling in Casablanca, Agadir; Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Funchal and Granada; $599 best available inside per person; mention promo type PGHOT.

Feb. 13, 2010. Norwegian Gem: 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; $899 best available inside pre person; mention promo type PGHOT.

Feb. 20, 2010. Pride of America: 7-day inter-island Hawaii round-trip from Honolulu, calling in Kahului, Maui; Hilo, Kona, Hawaii and Nawiliwili, Kauai; $899 best available inside per person; mention promo type PGHOT.

May 22, 2010. Norwegian Star: 7-day Sawyer Glacier round-trip from Seattle, calling in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Prince Rupert; $549 best available inside per person; mention promo type PGHOT.

$100 Gifts and Singles Save on MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises (www.msccruisesusa.com) is offering single travelers cabin rates as low as $649 on four Caribbean itineraries aboard the Poesia. This special single promotion offer is applicable for categories 1, 4, and 6 on the following itineraries from Fort Lauderdale. Certain restrictions apply and bookings must be made by Jan. 31, 2010.

  • 7-night: "Island Treasures & Ancient Temples" on Feb. 13 and March 13 to Key West, Florida; Playa del Carmen, Mexico; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Nassau, Bahamas; single rate starts at $749 and $699, respectively
  • 7-night: "Eastern Caribbean Enchantment" on Feb. 20 and March 6 to San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Tortola, British Virgin Islands; and Nassau, Bahamas; single fare starts at $699 and $649, respectively

Get a $100 per person onboard credit if you book an MSC Yacht Club suite on a 2010 Med sailing aboard Splendida or Fantasia before Dec. 31, 2009 (the shipboard credit bonus is limited to $200 per suite).

Cruise-only Yacht Club suite rates start as low as $2,799 per person for 7-night cruises and $4,039 per person for 11-night 2010 Mediterranean cruises. Suite perks include the services of a butler, plus amenities ranging from interactive TV to WiFi, Nintento Wii and luxurious Italian linens. Exclusive areas for MSC Yacht Club guests include the Pool One (with a pool, solarium and two spa baths under a Sky Dome), the Top Sail Lounge, Privé (the VIP area of the Liquid Disco), and a private entrance to the spa. Certain restrictions apply.

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-lux lines may also include gratuities and some or all beverages.

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

  • Crystal Symphony: 12-night Australia, Sydney to Auckland. From $6,530, Mar. 18 sailing. Deal includes 2-for-1 fares, free economy class air, and a $2,000 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Crystal Serenity: 19-night World Voyage V, Dubai to Athens. From $12,425, Mar. 15 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary per couple shore excursion in Athens and an exclusive cocktail reception.
  • Celebrity Constellation: 14-night Eastbound Panama Canal, San Diego to Miami. From $1,399, Mar. 28 sailing. Deal includes free or reduced air from select cities.
  • Holland America Veendam: 12-night South America, Buenos Aires to Santiago. From $1,299, Feb. 11 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary shore excursion in Puerto Montt.
  • Holland America Zaandam: 9-night Sea of Cortez, round-trip from San Diego. From $599, Mar. 2 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary per couple shore excursion in Puerto Vallarta.
  • Regent Navigator: 10-night ultra-lux Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $4,565, Mar. 19 sailing. Deal includes 2-for-1 cruise fares, $500 per person savings, and free economy class air if reserved by Dec. 31.
  • Regent Mariner: 44-night ultra-lux South America, Ft. Lauderdale to Rio de Janeiro. From $23,050, Jan. 10 sailing. Deal includes two per couple shoreside experiences by private car and two cocktail receptions.
  • Seabourn Spirit: 13-night ultra-lux Portugal, Ft. Lauderdale to Lisbon. From $3,200, Mar. 19 sailing. Deal includes one shoreside experience by private car in Funchal.
  • Silversea Silver Cloud: 9-night ultra-lux Caribbean, Ft. Lauderdale to Bridgetown. From $3,148, Mar. 1 sailing. Deal includes one shoreside experience by private car in Castries or a $500 shipboard credit.
  • Silversea HSH Prince Albert II: 17-night Antarctica, round-trip from Ushuaia. From $8,898, Mar. 9 sailing. Deal includes a $500 per couple shipboard credit.

Cruise Brothers (tel. 800/827-7779; www.cruisebrothers.com)

  • Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas: 10-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from San Diego. From $645, Apr. 23 sailing. Deal includes $75 onboard credit.
  • Cunard Queen Mary 2: 6-night Transatlantic, London to New York. From $979, June 1 sailing. Deal includes up to $300 onboard credit.
  • MSC Splendida: 7-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Barcelona. From $799, Aug. 9 sailing. Deal includes "kids sail free".
  • Uniworld River Queen: 9-night Holland, Amsterdam to Antwerp. From $1,899, Apr. 2 sailing. Princess Caribbean Princess: 7-night West Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. Ocean views from $499, Feb. 6 sailing.
  • Celebrity Millennium: 11-night South Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $849, Feb. 22 sailing.
  • Holland America Ryndam: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Tampa. From $649, Mar. 14 sailing. Deal includes $100 onboard credit.
  • Norwegian Spirit: 7-night Bermuda, round-trip from Boston. From $499, Apr. 23 sailing.
  • Princess Sea Princess: 10-night Alaska, round-trip from San Francisco. From $1,069, June 1 sailing. Deal includes $75 onboard credit.
  • Norwegian Spirit: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from New Orleans. From $349, Jan. 31 sailing.
  • Costa Allegra: 14-night Far East, round-trip from Singapore. From $1,199, Feb. 20 sailing.
  • Holland America Rotterdam: 7-night Alaska, round-trip from Seattle. From $699, May 29 sailing. Deal includes a free shore excursion.
Cruise Members Only (tel. 800/999.3543; www.cruisemembersonly.com)

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

  • Celebrity Equinox: 11-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Rome/Civitavecchia. From $2,899, July 24 sailing.
  • Princess Star Princess: 28-day Transatlantic, Ft. Lauderdale to Copenhagen. From $1,955, Apr. 24 sailing.
  • AMA Waterways Amalya: 12-night Rhine, Zurich to Amsterdam. From $3,319, May 27 sailing. Deal includes free cabin upgrade and 30-minute massage.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 10-night Ultimate Pleasure, Lago Mar to Ft. Lauderdale. From $1,729, Mar. 11 sailing. Deal includes first three nights at Lago Mar Resort & Spa.
  • Celebrity Constellation: 12-night Scandinavia/Russia, round-trip from Amsterdam. From $1,619, June 9 sailing.
  • Azamara Journey: 16-night Panama Canal, San Diego to Miami. From $1,999, Jan. 3 sailing.
  • AMA Waterways Amacello: 10-night Christmas, Paris to Amsterdam. From $2,459, Dec. 17 sailing.
  • AMA Waterways Amacello: 10-night Europe, Amsterdam to Paris. From $2,589, Apr. 11 sailing. Deal includes free cabin upgrade and 30-minute massage.
  • AMA Waterways Amalegro: 10-night Danube, Prague to Budapest. From $3,089, May 31 sailing. Deal includes free cabin upgrade and 30-minute massage.
  • Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $449, Feb. 14 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas: 7-night South Caribbean, Colon to Ft. Lauderdale. From $539, Apr. 11 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas: 7-night United Arab Emirates, round-trip from Dubai. From $689, Apr. 5 sailing.
  • Oceania Nautica: 12-night Ionia, Venice to Rome/Civitavecchia. From $3,499, July 24 sailing.
  • Oceania Regatta: 14-night Scandinavia, London to Stockholm. From $4,299, July 12 sailing. Deal includes free air.
  • Oceania Regatta: 10-night Riviera, Barcelona to Rome/Civitavecchia. From $2,699, Apr. 4 sailing. Deal includes free air.
  • NCL Norwegian Gem: 21-night Greek Isles, Venice to New York City. From $1,249, Oct. 23 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Gem: 21-night Greek Isles, New York City to Venice. From $1,249, Apr. 10 sailing.

CruisesOnly (tel. 800/278-4737; www.cruisesonly.com)

  • Celebrity Century: 4-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $209, Jan. 28 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
  • NCL Norwegian Star: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $349, Jan. 30 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
  • Celebrity Summit: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $399, Jan. 23 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions and $100 off an oceanview or higher category cabin when you call to book.
  • Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas: 4-night Brazil, round-trip from Santos (Sao Paulo). From $529, Jan. 18 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
  • Celebrity Summit: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $699, Dec. 26 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions and $100 off an oceanview or higher category cabin when you call to book.

Just Cruisin' Plus (tel. 800/888-0922; www.justcruisinplus.com)

Vacation Outlet (tel. 800/825-3633; www.vacationoutlet.com)

  • NCL Norwegian Jade: 9-night Canary Islands, round-trip from Barcelona. From $599, Jan. 15 sailing.
  • Carnival Imagination: 3-night Bahamas, round-trip from Miami. From $159, Jan. 8 sailing. Deal includes up to a 4-category cabin upgrade for select cabins and a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
  • Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas: 8-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $549, Jan. 23 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
  • NCL Pride of America: 7-night Hawaii, round-trip from Honolulu. From $899, Jan. 2 sailing.
  • Carnival Elation: 3-night Baja Mexico, round-trip from San Diego. From $284, Jan. 15 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.

Vacation Shoppe (tel. 866/727-8473; www.vacationshoppe.com)