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Amazing Deals Are a Steal

These special offers are available from NCL (tel. 866/234-0292; www.ncl.com) if booked between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2, 2009. Mention promotion codes when booking. Certain restrictions apply.
  • Oct. 5, 2009 aboard Norwegian Sky. 4-night Bahamas cruise round-trip from Miami, calling in Nassau, Grand Bahamas Island and Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island); $109 best available inside per person; promo type PGHOT.
  • Oct. 11, 18 & 25, 2009 aboard Norwegian Dawn. 7-day Bermuda cruise round-trip from New York, calling in King's Wharf; $449 best available inside per person; promo type PGHOT.
  • Nov. 15 & Dec. 27, 2009 aboard Norwegian Spirit. 7-day Caribbean round-trip from New Orleans calling in Costa Maya, Mexico; Santo Tom├ís de Castilla, Guatemala; Belize City, Belize and Cozumel, Mexico; $399 best available inside per person; promo type PG6.
  • Nov. 21, 2009 aboard Pride of America. 7-night Hawaii round-trip from Honolulu; calling in Kahului, Maui; Hilo, Kona, Hawaii and Nawiliwili, Kauai; $849 best available inside per person; promo type PGHOT.
  • Jan. 24, 2010 aboard Norwegian Jade. 12-day eastern Mediterranean round-trip from Barcelona, calling in Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Izmir), Turkey; Alexandria, Egypt and Valletta, Malta; $799 best available inside per person; promo type PGHOT.

Dreamy Deals

SeaDream Yacht Club (tel. 800/707-4911; www.seadream.com) is offering big savings on idyllic Caribbean cruises aboard its pair of casually elegant 110-passenger ships. Fares include all spirits, wine with lunch and dinner, tips and water sports. Certain restrictions apply, including not knowing your exact cabin assignment until one week before sailing (a deck two cabin is guaranteed, but just not the actual location).

Sea Dream I

Oct. 27, 2009, Lisbon to San Juan, 11 nights starting at $2,499 per person.
  • Dec. 13, 2009, round-trip from San Juan, 7 nights starting at $2,799 per person.
  • Jan. 3, 2010, round-trip from San Juan, 5 nights starting at $2,299 per person.
  • Jan. 8, 2010, San Juan to St. Thomas, 9 nights starting at $3,599 per person.
  • Jan. 17, 2010, St. Thomas to San Juan, 5 nights starting at $1,999 per person.
  • Jan. 22, 2010, St. San Juan to Barbados, 7 nights starting at $3,299 per person.
  • Sea Dream II

    Oct. 10, 2009, Seville to San Juan, 11 nights starting at $2,499 per person.
  • Oct. 25, 2009, San Juan to St. Thomas, 7 nights starting at $2,199 per person.
  • Nov. 29, 2009, St. Maarten to San Juan, 5 nights starting at $2,199 per person.
  • Dec. 4, 2009, San Juan to St. Thomas, 9 nights starting at $3,499 per person.
  • Dec. 13, 2009, St. Thomas to San Juan, 5 nights starting at $1,799 per person.
  • Dec. 18, 2009, round-trip from San Juan, 9 nights starting at $4,899 per person.
  • Jan. 3, 2010, round-trip from San Juan, 7 nights starting at $3,599 per person.
  • Jan. 10, 2010, San Juan to St. Thomas, 7 nights starting at $3,399 per person.
  • Jan. 17, 2010, St. Thomas to San Juan, 7 nights starting at $3,399 per person.
  • Jan. 24, 2010, San Juan to St. Thomas, 7 nights starting at $3,399 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-lux lines may also include gratuities and some or all beverages.

    All-Travel

    (tel. 866/565-3214; www.all-travel.com/cruises)
    • Azamara Journey: 12-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $1,649, Jan. 31 sailing. If reserved by Oct. 31, 2009, receive up to $500 per stateroom onboard credit.
    • Celebrity Xpedition: 7-night Galapagos Islands, round-trip from Isla Baltra. From $3,099, Nov. 15 sailing. Deal includes reduced air from select cities.
    • Crystal Symphony: 62-night Grand Americas, round-trip from Miami. From $20,135, Nov. 22 sailing. Deal includes a $6,000 per couple shipboard credit.
    • Crystal Symphony: 12-night Caribbean, New York City to Miami. From $3,810, Nov. 10 sailing. 'Food and Wine at Sea' themed cruise includes a $1,000 per couple shipboard credit.
    • Holland America Zaandam: 15-night Circle Hawaii, round-trip from San Diego. From $1,899, Dec. 22 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary shore excursion in Hilo.
    • Holland America Veendam: 12-night South America, Buenos Aires to Santiago. From $1,199, Feb. 23 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary shore excursion.
    • Regent Paul Gauguin: 9-night ultra-lux Tahiti, round-trip from Papeete. From $3,495, Dec. 28 sailing. If reserved before Sept. 30, 2009, save up to 67% and third passenger sails free.
    • Regent Voyager: 27-night ultra-lux World Cruise segment, Cape Town to Ft. Lauderdale. From $14,115, Apr. 15 sailing. Deal includes 2-for-1 cruise fares, $1,000 per person savings, free economy class air and free unlimited shore excursions if reserved by September 30, 2009.
    • Silversea Prince Albert II: 14-night South America, Guayaquil to Santiago. From $5,298, Oct. 30 sailing. Deal includes a $1,000 onboard credit.
    • Silversea Silver Cloud: 14-night South American, Manaus to Rio de Janeiro. From $5,398, Nov. 12 sailing. If reserved before Dec. 31, 2009, receive a $500 per person shipboard credit.

    Cruise Brothers

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

    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.

    • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $1,729, Mar. 11, 2010 sailing. Deal includes 3 night pre-cruise stay at Lago Mar Resort & Spa.
    • Celebrity Constellation: 14-night Panama Canal, Miami to San Diego. From $760, Jan. 3, sailing.
    • Celebrity Equinox: 11-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Rome/Civitavecchia. From $2,899, July 24, 2010 sailing. Deal includes two-night pre-cruise stay in Rome/Civitavecchia, two private shore excursions (Santorini and Istanbul), special cocktail receptions and gifts.
    • Princess Star Princess: 28-night Transatlantic, Ft. Lauderdale to Copenhagen. From $1,955, Apr. 24, 2010 sailing.
    • AMA Waterways Amalya: 12-night Rhine, Zurich to Amsterdam. From $3,319, May 27, 2010 sailing. Deal includes free cabin upgrade, 30-minute massage and bottle of wine in cabin.
    • AMA Waterways Amacello: 10-night Europe, Amsterdam to Paris. From $2,339, Apr. 11, 2010 sailing. Deal includes free cabin upgrade, 30-minute massage and bottle of wine in cabin.
    • AMA Waterways Amadante: 10-night Danube, Prague to Budapest. From $2,739, Apr. 29, 2010 sailing. Deal includes free cabin upgrade, 30-minute massage and bottle of wine in cabin.
    • AMA Waterways Amadagio: 14-night Black Sea, Budapest to Istanbul. From $3,279, Apr. 10 sailing. Deal includes free cabin upgrade, 30-minute massage and bottle of wine in cabin.
    • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 7-night ultra-lux Alaska, Vancouver to Seward. From $3,268, Aug. 11, 2010 sailing.
    • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 20-night ultra-lux Panama Canal, Ft. Lauderdale to San Francisco. From $7,059, May 6, 2010 sailing.
    • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 12-night ultra-lux Mediterranean, Athens to Barcelona. From $7,553, Oct. 27, 2010 sailing.
    • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 7-night ultra-lux Russia & the Baltic, Stockholm to Copenhagen. From $5,453, July 11, 2010 sailing.

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

    • Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas: 4-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from San Diego. From $247, Oct. 29 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
    • Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $509, Oct. 11 sailing. Deal includes a free spa treatment when you book a balcony or higher-category cabin and a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
    • NCL Norwegian Gem: 7-night western Mediterranean, round-trip from Barcelona. From $499, Oct. 25 and Nov. 8 sailings. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
    • Carnival Victory: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $499, Oct. 25 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.

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

    Vacation Outlet (tel. 800/690-2210; www.vacationoutlet.com)

    • NCL Norwegian Spirit: 7-night Canada & New England, Quebec City to Boston. From $399, Oct. 2 and 16 sailings. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
    • Carnival Elation: 4-night Baja Mexico, round-trip from San Diego. From $179, Oct. 5 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
    • Holland America Line Statendam: 14-night Panama Canal westbound, Ft. Lauderdale to San Diego. From $799, Oct. 16 sailing. Deal includes a free $340 onboard savings booklet and a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
    • Carnival Destiny: 5-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $319, Oct. 5 sailing. Deal includes up to a 5-category upgrade and a 10% discount on select shore excursions.
    • Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas: 3-night Bahamas, round-trip from Miami. From $139, Oct. 2 sailing. Deal includes a 10% discount on select shore excursions.

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