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Seabourn Fares Get Down in the Caribbean

Seabourn (tel. 800/929-9391; www.seabourn.com) is discounting Lesser Antilles sailings to fab places like Mayreau and St. Barts. Seabourn's all-suite ship fares include open bar and all gratuities.

Caribbean Getaway I: Seabourn Spirit
Nov. 27, 2009: 5 days
Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
From $1,599 per person.

Caribbean Hideaways: Seabourn Spirit
Dec. 2, 2009: 7 days
Round-trip St. Thomas, USVI
From $1,999 per person.

Caribbean Charms: Seabourn Spirit
Dec. 9, 2009: 7 days
Round-trip St. Thomas, USVI
From $1,999 per person.

Christmas: Seabourn Spirit
Dec. 21, 2009: 14 days
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, Florida
From $6,999 per person.

Maiden Caribbean: Seabourn Odyssey
Nov. 14, 2009: 14 days
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, Florida
From $4,499 per person.

Caribbean Tapestry: Seabourn Odyssey
Nov. 28 or Dec. 10, 2009: 12 days
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, Florida
From $3,499 per person.

Caribbean Holiday: Seabourn Odyssey
Dec. 22, 2009: 14 days
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, Florida
From $7,499 per person.

Norwegian Fares Go South

Book these deals from NCL (tel. 866/234-0292; www.ncl.com) between June 27 and July 3, to save big time. Be sure to mention booking code when calling.

July 10 & 27, Norwegian Sky: 3-night Bahamas round-trip from Miami, calling in Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay (NCL's private island). Starting at $199 per person for inside; mention promo type PGHOT.

Aug. 9 & 15, Sept. 6, 2009, Norwegian Sun, Norwegian Star , or Norwegian Pearl: 7-night Alaska round-trip from Seattle or Vancouver, calling in Ketchikan; Juneau; Skagway and British Columbia. Starting at $499 per person for inside; mention promo type PGHOT.

Sept. 5, 2009, Norwegian Jade: 12-night Med from Barcelona calling in Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Izmir), Turkey; Alexandria, Egypt; Valletta, Malta and Barcelona, Spain. Starting at $1,199 per person for inside; mention promo type PGHOT.

Sept. 20, 2009, Norwegian Dawn: 7-day Bermuda round-trip from Boston, calling in King's Wharf. Starting at $599 per person for inside; mention promo type PGHOT.

Oct. 10, 2009, Norwegian Jewel: 10-night Canada & New England round-trip from New York calling in Boston; Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia; Quebec City, Quebec, and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Starting at $749 per person for inside; mention promo type PGHOT.

Crystal Keeps on Rolling with Onboard Credits

Crystal (tel. 866/211-0121; www.crystalcruises.com) is dishing out the deals in all kinds of ways. Read on.

Birthday Bonus: Sail on your birthday in 2010 and save 50% off a future cruise before your next birthday. Birthday Bonus discounts apply to all 2010 voyages and must be booked by Dec. 31, 2009. Birthday must occur during voyage including the start and end date of your voyage. Guest birth date will be verified on passport at check-in for Birthday voyage. Future cruise savings (50% double occupancy; 25% single occupancy) is applied after all other discounts. Birthday redemption voyage must be after completing the Birthday voyage and taken within 12 months of actual Birthday. Applicable for one qualifying 2010 or 2011 voyage for the birthday guest only and is not applicable to back-to-back voyages. Certain other restrictions may apply.

Europe Savings: Save up to $1,500 per person ($3,000 per couple) on Europe fares this summer ($1,500 per person in CP, PS & PH; $1,000 per person in AA, A & B; and $750 per person in C, D & E). Certain restrictions apply.

Serenity:

  • 9317 -- Athens to Barcelona, 12 Days Aug. 9, starting at $5,305
  • 9318 -- Barcelona to Venice, 12 Days Aug. 21, starting at $5,305
  • 9321 -- Venice to Athens, 12 Days Sept. 26, starting at $4,700
  • 9322 -- Athens to Venice, 12 Days Oct. 8, starting at $4,940
  • 9323 -- Venice to Barcelona, 12 Days Oct. 20, starting $4,515
  • 9324 -- Barcelona to Lisbon, 11 Days Nov. 01, starting at $4,080

Symphony:

  • 9217 -- Stockholm to Copenhagen, 11 Days July 25, starting at $4,590
  • 9219 -- Stockholm to London, 11 Days Aug. 12, starting at $4,590
  • 9221 -- London to Boston, 14 days Sept. 3, starting at $4,745

Save up to $750 per person ($1,500 per couple) on Europe fares this summer ($750 per person in CP, PS & PH; $500 per person in AA, A & B; and $375 per person in C, D & E). Certain restrictions apply.

Serenity:

  • 9320 -- Istanbul to Venice, 12 Days Sept. 14, starting at $5,075
  • 9325 -- Lisbon to Miami, 10 Days Nov. 12, starting at $3,165

Symphony:

  • 9218 -- Copenhagen to Stockholm, 7 Days Aug. 5, starting at $3,240
Free Onboard Spending: With Crystal Cruises' new "As You Wish" promotion you'll get up to $2,000 in shipboard credits to spend any way you like --- in the spa, the shops, shore excursions or for wine and drinks --- on a bunch of 2009 sailings.

Save $2,000 on these 2009 cruises:

  • 9215 -- Stockholm to Copenhagen, 11 Days on June 20, starting at $4,245
  • 9217 -- Stockholm to Copenhagen, 11 Days on July 25, starting at $4,590
  • 9219 -- Stockholm to London, 11 Days on Aug. 12, starting at $4,590
  • 9220 -- Round-trip London, 11 Days on Aug. 23, starting at $5,390
  • 9221 -- London to Boston, 14 Days on Sept. 3, starting at $4,745
  • 9227-- Miami to Manaus, 13 Days on Nov. 22, starting at $3,615
  • 9228 -- Manaus to Buenos Aires, 15 Days on Dec. 5, starting at $5,025
  • 9315 -- Barcelona to Venice, 12 Days on July 16, starting at $6,055
  • 9316 -- Venice to Athens, 12 Days on July 28, starting at $6,055
  • 9317 -- Athens to Barcelona, 12 Days on Aug. 9, starting at $5,305
  • 9318 --- Barcelona to Venice, 12 Days on Aug. 21, starting at $5,305
  • 9319 -- Venice to Istanbul, 12 Days on Sept. 2, starting at $5,735
  • 9320 -- Istanbul to Venice, 12 Days on Sept. 14, starting at $5,075
  • 9321 -- Venice to Athens, 12 Days on Sept. 26, starting at $4,700
  • 9322 -- Athens to Venice, 12 Days on Oct. 08, starting at $4,940
  • 9323 -- Venice to Barcelona, 12 Days on Oct. 20, starting at $4,515
  • 9324 -- Barcelona to Lisbon, 11 Days on Nov. 1, starting at $4,080

$1,000 on these 2009 cruises:

  • 9218 -- Copenhagen to Stockholm, 7 Days Aug. 5, starting at $3,240
  • 9223 -- Montréal to New York, 11 Days Oct. 8, starting at $4,050
  • 9224 -- New York to Montréal, 11 Days Oct. 19, starting at $4,050
  • 9225 -- Montréal to New York, 11 Days Oct. 30, starting at $3,835
  • 9226 -- New York to Miami, 12 Days Nov. 10, starting at $4,185
  • 9325 -- Lisbon to Miami, 10 Days Nov. 12, starting at $3,165
  • 9327 -- Miami to Costa Rica, 11 Days Nov. 29, starting at $3,775
  • 9328 -- Costa Rica to Miami, 11 Days Dec. 10, starting at $3,775

$500 on this 2009 cruise:

  • 9326 -- Round-trip Miami, 7 Days Nov. 22, starting at $2,480

And $6,000 on this 2009 cruise:

  • 9227C -- Round-trip Miami, 62 Days Nov. 22, starting at $20,135

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 Quest: 24-night Middle East and Asia, Athens to Singapore. Verandas from $2,499, Nov. 28 sailing. Deal includes $150 per stateroom onboard credit in ocean view or higher categories, if reserved by June 30, 2009.
  • Celebrity Infinity: 7-night Alaska Hubbard Glacier, round-trip from Seattle. Suites from $2,299, July 17 sailing. Deal includes meals and entertainment.
  • Celebrity Century: 7-night western Mediterranean, round-trip from Barcelona. Suites from $3,299, Oct. 24 sailing. Deal includes meals and entertainment.
  • Crystal Symphony: 11-night Northern European, Stockholm to Copenhagen. From $4,590, July 25 sailing. Deal includes a $2,000 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Crystal Serenity: 14-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $7,920, Dec. 21 sailing. Deal includes a $2,000 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Holland America Volendam: 17-night Australia & New Zealand, Auckland to Sydney. From $1,699, Dec. 20 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary per couple shore excursion in Burnie.
  • Regent Mariner: 16-night ultra-lux Asia, Osaka to Hong Kong. From $8,995, Oct. 1 sailing. Deal includes free round-trip economy airfare or $1,500 cruise-only savings, and free shore excursions if reserved by July 31.
  • Regent Voyager: 19-night ultra-lux India & Africa, Mumbai to Cape Town. From $10,995, Nov. 2 sailing. Deal includes free shore excursions if reserved by July 31.
  • Silversea Silver Shadow: 10-night ultra-lux Alaska, San Francisco to Vancouver. From $4,697, Aug. 11 sailing. Deal includes a $500 per couple shipboard credit if reserved by July 31.
  • Silversea Silver Cloud: 10-night ultra-lux Caribbean, New York to Bridgetown. From $3,397, Oct. 19 sailing. Deal includes a $500 per couple shipboard credit.

Cruise Brothers

(tel. 800/827-7779; www.cruisebrothers.com)
  • Uniworld River Tosca: 7-night Egypt, round-trip from Luxor. From $4,099, Dec. 24 sailing.
  • Regent Paul Gauguin: 7-night South Pacific, round-trip from Papeete. From $2,395, Oct. 24 sailing.
  • Crystal Symphony: 13-night South America, Miami to Manaus. From $4,295, Nov. 22 sailing. Deal includes a $2,000 shipboard credit.
  • Costa Concordia: 7-night Europe, round-trip from Barcelona. From $767, Oct. 2 sailing.
  • Azamara Quest: 11-night Europe, Barcelona to Venice. From $1,699, Sep. 26 sailing.
  • Costa Atlantica: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $399, Nov. 14 sailing.
  • Carnival Liberty: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $399, Sep. 26 sailing.
  • Norwegian Dawn: 7-night Canada/New England, round-trip from New York. From $549, Sep. 13 sailing.
  • Holland America Amsterdam: 7-night Alaska, round-trip from Seattle. From $649, July 25 sailing.
  • Norwegian Jade: 9-night Europe, round-trip from Barcelona. From $749, Jan. 15, 2010 sailing.
  • Carnival Splendor: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $599, Aug. 9 sailing.
  • Princess Island Princess: 10-night Panama Canal, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $957, Oct. 11 sailing. $100 shipboard credit.

Cruise One, Satellite Beach

(tel. 888/368-0655; www.skennedy.cruiseone.com)
  • Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Pt. Canaveral. From $519, Sept. 20 sailing. Deal includes $50 per stateroom onboard credit and bottle of wine.
  • Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Pt. Canaveral. From $789, Dec. 6 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas: > 8-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Bayonne. From $699, Nov. 21 sailing.
  • Celebrity Mercury: 9-night Bahamas, Charleston, Key West, round-trip from Baltimore. From $799, Nov. 21 sailing. Deal includes $50 per stateroom onboard credit.
  • Disney Magic: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Pt. Canaveral. From $699, Nov. 7 sailing.
  • Princess Ruby Princess: 10-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $799, Nov. 4 sailing.
  • Crystal Symphony: 11-night northern Europe, Stockholm to London. From $4,590, Aug. 12 sailing. Deal includes $2,000 per stateroom onboard credit.
  • Crystal Serenity: 10-night transatlantic, Lisbon to Miami. From $3,165, Nov. 12 sailing. Deal includes $1,000 per stateroom onboard credit.
  • Crystal Serenity: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $2,480, Nov. 22 sailing. Deal includes $500 per stateroom onboard credit.
  • Carnival Dream: 9-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Pt. Canaveral. From $879, Dec. 3 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.

  • Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $659 Nov. 01 sailing. Deal includes professional health and fitness program.
  • NCL Norwegian Spirit: 14-night Canada New England, round-trip from Boston. From $989 Sep. 25 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Dawn: 14-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $1,917 Dec. 18 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Gem: 21-night Transatlantic & Greek Isles, New York to Venice. From $1,349 Apr. 10, 2010 sailing.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 11-night eastern Mediterranean, round-trip from Civitavecchia/Rome. From $1,249 Nov. 9 sailing.
  • Celebrity Constellation: 14-night Canada New England, round-trip from Cape Liberty/Bayonne. From $1,199 Oct. 16 sailing.
  • Celebrity Equinox: 14-night Europe, round-trip from Civitavecchia/Rome. From $1,949 Sep. 26 sailing.
  • Celebrity Constellation: 14-night Panama Canal, Miami to San Diego. From $1,299 Jan. 3, 2010 sailing.

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

  • Holland America Statendam: 7-night Alaska northbound, Vancouver to Seward. From $449, July 19 and Aug. 16 sailings. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions.
  • Carnival Victory: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $549, July 5 sailing. Deal includes up to a 6-category upgrade on select cabins, a 15% discount on shore excursions, and up to $240 free onboard spending.
  • Carnival Elation: 4-night Baja Mexico, round-trip from San Diego. From $309, July 20 and 27 sailings. Deal includes up to a 5-category upgrade on select sailings and cabins.
  • Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $639, Aug. 23 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions.
  • NCL Norwegian Majesty: 5-night Canada & New England, round-trip from Philadelphia. From $449, Aug. 29 sailing.

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

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

  • NCL Norwegian Sky: 4-night Bahamas, round-trip from Miami. From $239, June 29 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions.
  • Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas: 4-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $309, July 16 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions.
  • Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas: 5-night Bermuda, round-trip from Baltimore. From $599, July 25 sailing.
  • Costa Victoria: 7-night Adriatic & Greek Isles, round-trip from Venice. From $779, Aug. 29 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on shore excursions.
  • Carnival Splendor: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Long Beach (Los Angeles). From $559, June 28 sailing. Deal includes up to a 6-category upgrade and up to $240 in free onboard spending.

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