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Costa in the Mediterranean Costs Less

Costa Cruises (tel. 800/462-6782; www.costacruise.com) is offering 7-night Mediterranean cruises between Nov. 2010 and April 2011 for as low as $449 per person and 8- and 11-night voyages for as little as $499 per person. The cruise sail round-trip out of Civitavecchia/Rome or Savona/Portofino. When booking, mention discount code US.

Hot Norwegian Deals

NCL (tel. 866/234-0292; www.ncl.com) is offering these great deals if booked between Saturday, Nov. 13 and Friday, Nov. 19, 2010. Call to book and mention promotion codes. Certain restrictions apply.

New reservations booked through Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, fleetwide, receive half-off standard cruise deposits and up to $250 in on-board credit, based on cruise length and category.

New reservations made at least nine months prior to sailing now through Dec. 31, 2011. Fleetwide. Receive up to $300 in on-board credit per stateroom for new suites and villas reservations.

  • Nov. 28 & Dec. 5, 2010, Norwegian Spirit: 7-night western Caribbean round-trip from New Orleans calling in Costa Maya, Mexico; Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala; Belize City, Belize and Cozumel, Mexico. Starting at $299 per person for best available inside cabin and $799 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.
  • Dec. 3, 2010, Norwegian Sky: 3-night Bahamas round-trip from Miami, calling in Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island. Starting at $139 per person for best available inside cabin and $339 per person best available suite; mention promo type GTY.
  • Dec. 5 & 19, 2010, Norwegian Jewel: 7-night Bahamas & Florida round-trip from New York, calling in Orlando, Florida; Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island); Nassau and Grand Bahamas Island. Starting at $379 per person for best available inside cabin and $479 per person best available suite; mention promo type GTY or PGHOT.
  • Dec. 18, 2010, Norwegian Sun: 7-night eastern Caribbean round-trip from Orlando (Port Canaveral), calling in Nassau, Bahamas; St.Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Philipsburg, St. Marten. Starting at $529 per person for best available inside cabin and $699 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.
  • Dec. 31, 2010, Norwegian Dawn: 9-night southern Caribbean round-trip from Miami, calling in Samaná, Dominican Republic; Tortola, British Virgin Islands; St. John's, Antigua; Bridgetown, Barbados and Basseterre, St. Kitts. Starting at $679 per person for best available inside cabin and $1,179 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.
  • Jan. 11, 2011, Norwegian Gem: 10-night eastern Caribbean round-trip from New York, calling in San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; St. John's, Antigua; Philipsburg, St. Maarten and Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Starting at $529 per person for best available inside cabin and $899 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.
  • Jan. 14 & Feb. 4, 2011, Norwegian Jade: 9-night Canary Islands & Morocco round-trip from Barcelona, calling in Casablanca, Agadir; Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Funchal and Granada. Starting at $549 per person for best available inside cabin and $749 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.

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.

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

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

All-Travel

(tel. 866/565-3214; www.all-travel.com/cruises)
  • Crystal Serenity: 14-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $7,995, Dec. 21 sailing. Deal includes $1,000 per couple shipboard credit and kids sail free.
  • Crystal Serenity: 12-night South Pacific, Papeete to Auckland. From $6,910, Jan. 30, 2011 sailing. Deal includes round-trip airfare, spending credits of $2,000 per couple, prepaid gratuities and up to $2,600 shipboard credit.
  • Celebrity Mercury: 9-night Bahamas, round-trip from Baltimore. From $739, Feb. 5, 2011 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit per stateroom and 50 percent reduced deposit if booked by Nov. 30.
  • Paul Gauguin ms Paul Gauguin: 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands, round-trip from Papeete. From $5,797, Jan. 15, 2011 sailing. Deal includes free air from Los Angeles, 50% savings and third guest sails free if reserved by Dec. 31, plus up to $1,000 credit if reserved by Jan. 15.
  • Holland America Amsterdam: 12-night Sea of Cortez, round-trip from San Diego. From $899, Dec. 2 sailing. Deal includes $50 per couple shipboard credit and complimentary bottle of champagne.
  • Regent Mariner: 14-night ultra-luxe Panama Canal, Ft. Lauderdale to Lima. From $8,199, Jan. 11, 2011 sailing. Deal includes free air, free unlimited shore excursions if reserved by Dec. 31, plus private car and driver in Lima or $400 shipboard credit per couple.
  • Silversea Silver Cloud: 7-night ultra-luxe Caribbean, round-trip from Bridgetown. From $3,498, Dec. 28 sailing. Deal includes private car and driver in Castries or $500 shipboard credit per couple.
  • Seabourn Spirit: 10-night ultra-luxe Java Sea, Singapore to Bali. From $4,899, Jan. 12, 2011 sailing. Deal includes $500 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Seabourn Legend: 11-night ultra-luxe Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $3,499, Jan. 17, 2011 sailing. Deal includes $500 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Oceania Insignia: 12-night South America, Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro. From $4,999, Feb. 19, 2011 sailing. Deal includes free air if reserved by Dec. 31.

Cruise Brothers

(tel. 800/827-7779; www.cruisebrothers.com)
  • NCL Norwegian Dawn: 9-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. 2-bedroom suite from $2,819, Jan. 28 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Dawn: 9-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. 2-bedroom suite from $2,819, Jan. 28 sailing.
  • Azamara Club Journey: 12-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $1,999, Feb. 27 sailing. Deal includes prepaid gratuities.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator:7-night ultra-luxe Alaska, Vancouver to Seward. Suites from $4,199, May 25 sailing. Deal includes free excursions.
  • Holland America Zaandam: 13-night Alaska, Vancouver to Fairbanks. From $2,199, July 10 sailing. Deal includes $100 onboard credit.
  • Oceania Insignia:12-night Europe, Greenwich to Copenhagen. From $3,874, June 11 sailing. Deal includes a $250 onboard credit.
  • Cunard Queen Victoria: 12-night Europe, round-trip from Southampton. From $3,041, July 8 sailing.
  • Yachts of Seabourn Legend: 7-night ultra-luxe Mediterranean, Monte Carlo to Nice. From $2,499, May 1 sailing.
  • Cunard Queen Mary 2: 7-night Transatlantic, Southampton to New York. From $999, May 10 sailing. Deal includes onboard credits.
  • Crystal Serenity: 14-night Far East, Singapore to Mumbai. From $7,590, Mar. 15 sailing. Deal includes up to $2,000 onboard credit.
  • Avalon Waterways Felicity: 7-night River Cruise, Zurich to Amsterdam. From $2,499, Apr. 24 sailing. Deal includes excursions.
  • Uniworld River Tosca:11-night Nile River, round-trip from Cairo. From $3,899, March 5 sailing. Deal includes excursions and hotel nights in Cairo.
  • Celebrity Equinox: 12-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Rome/Civitavecchia. From $1,699, June 6 sailing. Deal includes $100 onboard credit.
  • Celebrity Summit: 7-night Bermuda, round-trip from Cape Liberty. From $649, May 15 sailing. Deal includes a $100 onboard credit.

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 any cruise.

  • Regent Seven Seas Mariner: 7-night ultra-luxe western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $2,799, Jan. 4 sailing. Deal includes unlimited air and shore excursions, paid gratuities and a $400 spa or shipboard credit.
  • Regent Seven Seas Mariner: 7-night ultra-luxe Turkey & Greece, Istanbul to Athens/Piraeus. From $4,999, Apr. 27 sailing. Deal includes unlimited air and shore excursions, paid gratuities and a $400 spa or shipboard credit.
  • Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas: 7-night west Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $829, Apr. 2 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit and a complimentary dinner for two at one of the onboard specialty restaurants when you book Boardwalk or Central Park balcony.
  • Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas: 7-night west Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $679, May 8 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit and a complimentary dinner for two at one of the onboard specialty restaurants when you book Boardwalk or Central Park balcony.
  • Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $779, May 14 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit and a complimentary dinner for two at one of the onboard specialty restaurants when you book Boardwalk or Central Park balcony.
  • Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $729, Apr. 24 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit and a complimentary dinner for two at one of the onboard specialty restaurants when you book Boardwalk or Central Park balcony.
  • Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas: 7-night west Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $1,269, Feb. 19 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit and a complimentary dinner for two at one of the onboard specialty restaurants when you book Boardwalk or Central Park balcony.
  • Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $809, Feb. 27 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit and a complimentary dinner for two at one of the onboard specialty restaurants when you book Boardwalk or Central Park balcony.

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