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Regent Rolls Out the Deals

Regent Seven Seas Cruises (tel. 866/325-3968; www.rssc.com) is offering a bunch of 2-for-1 fares for 2010 Caribbean voyages, with perks also including airfare and unlimited free shore excursions. All fares are per person based on double occupancy, in U.S. dollars, and are for new bookings only, made by September 30, 2009. Certain restrictions apply.

Here are the details (all cruises depart from and return to Ft. Lauderdale):

  • February 4: 5-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $2,395 per person
  • February 19: 7-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $3,295 per person
  • February 26: 10-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $3,995 per person
  • March 8: 11-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $4,495 per person
  • March 19: 10-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $3,995 per person
  • March 29: 11-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $4,495 per person
  • April 9: 5-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $2,395 per person
  • April 14: 11-nights aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Fares from $4,495 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 Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time.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)
  • Crystal Symphony: 19-night South American, Buenos Aires to Valparaiso. From $8,995, Dec. 20 sailing. Deal includes prepaid gratuities (value of $494 to $684 per couple) and a $400 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Crystal Symphony: 62-night Grand Americas, round-trip from Miami. From $20,135, Nov. 22 sailing. Deal includes prepaid gratuities (value of $1,586 to $2,196 per couple) and a $600 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Celebrity Infinity: 7-night Alaska Hubbard Glacier, round-trip from Seattle. From $779, Sept. 18 sailing. Deal includes meals and entertainment.
  • Celebrity Xpedition: 7-night Galapagos Islands, round-trip from Isla Baltra. From $2,899, Aug. 23 sailing. Deal includes meals and entertainment.
  • Holland America Noordam: 10-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Civitavecchia/Rome. From $1,299, Aug. 7 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary shore excursion in Monte Carlo.
  • Holland America Volendam: 15-night Indonesia & Great Barrier Reef, Singapore to Sydney. From $1,699, Nov. 21 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary shore excursion in Cairns.
  • Silversea Silver Cloud: 14-night European, round-trip from London. From $7,498, Sept. 5 sailing. Deal includes one shoreside experience by private car in St. Petersburg or Copenhagen, or a $500 per couple shipboard credit. Receive free or reduced airfare if booked by July 31, 2009.
  • Silversea Silver Wind1: 0-night Mediterranean & Greek Isles, Civitavecchia/Rome to Athens. From $4,898, Nov. 7 sailing. Deal includes all meals, drinks and entertainment onboard and gratuities.
  • Regent Voyager: 7-night Baltic, Stockholm to Copenhagen. From $5,095, Aug. 14 sailing. Deal includes a $400 per couple shipboard credit and a cocktail reception.
  • Regent Paul Gauguin: 14-night Tahiti, round-trip from Papeete. From $6,895, Aug. 29 sailing. Deal includes a $400 per couple shipboard credit and a cocktail reception.

Cruise Brothers

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

Cruise One, Satellite Beach

(tel. 888/368-0655; www.skennedy.cruiseone.com)
  • MSC Cruises MSC Poesia: 5-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $399, Nov. 10 sailing.
  • MSC Cruises MSC Poesia: 10-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $799, Nov. 20 sailing.
  • MSC Cruises MSC Poesia: 10-night southern and eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $749, Nov. 30 sailing.
  • MSC Cruises MSC Magnifica: 10-night Canada/New England, round-trip from New York. From $899, Sept. 22, 2010 sailing.
  • MSC Cruises MSC Splendida: 11-night Egypt and Israel, round-trip from Genoa. From $999, Jan, 20 sailing.
  • Oceania Cruises Regatta: 10-night western Mediterranean, Barcelona to Civitavecchia. From $2,699, Apr. 10 sailing. Deal includes free air from 20 major airports.
  • Oceania Cruises Regatta: 16-night Panama Canal, Miami to Los Angeles. From $3,299, Jan. 14 sailing. Deal includes $500 per stateroom onboard credit and prepaid gratuities.
  • Oceania Cruises Insignia: 12-night northern Europe, Amsterdam to Dover. From $3,499, July 11 sailing. Deal includes free air from 20 major airports.
  • Celebrity Eclipse: 13-night transatlantic, Southampton to Miami. From $1,149, Oct. 31, 2010 sailing.
  • Celebrity Equinox: 14-night transatlantic, Civitavecchia to Ft. Lauderdale. From $1,349, Nov. 5 sailing.
  • Celebrity Equinox: 4-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $559, Nov. 19 sailing.
  • Celebrity Equinox: 14-night transatlantic, Ft. Lauderdale to Civitavecchia. From $1,099, Apr. 19 sailing.

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.

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

  • Carnival Victory: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $629, Aug. 30 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions and $240 to spend onboard your ship when you book select cabins.
  • Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $591, Sept. 12 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions and a free dining upgrade with balcony and suite cabins on select sailings.
  • Carnival Paradise: 3-night Baja Mexico, round-trip from Long Beach (Los Angeles). From $319, July 31 and Aug. 28 sailings. Deal includes up to $100 free onboard spending voucher on select sailings.
  • NCL Norwegian Pearl: 7-night Alaska & Glacier Bay, round-trip from Seattle. From $689, Aug. 30 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions.
  • Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas: 5-night Canada/New England, round-trip from Boston. From $569, Sept. 14 sailing.

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

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

  • Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas: 7-night western Mediterranean, round-trip from Civitavecchia (Rome). From $729, Sept. 27 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions and up to $100 to spend onboard with select cabins.
  • Carnival Fascination: 5-night Key West & Bahamas, round-trip from Jacksonville. From $299, Aug. 31 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions, up to $150 to spend onboard, and a free savings booklet to use on discounts onboard with an oceanview or higher cabin category.
  • Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas: 5-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $349, Aug. 22 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions.
  • Carnival Splendor: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Long Beach (Los Angeles). From $559, Aug. 30 sailing. Deal includes up to $240 in Carnival Cash to spend onboard and a free savings booklet to use for discounts onboard with ocean-view or higher cabin categories.
  • NCL Norwegian Majesty: 5-night Bermuda, round-trip from Baltimore. From $549, Aug. 23 sailing. Deal includes up to $100 free spending onboard.

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