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Luxury for Less ... Way Less.

Seabourn (tel. 800/929-9391; www.seabourn.com) is offering a 1-week sale on 12 Europe cruises, from 7 to 14 nights long, departing in June and July. To qualify, bookings must be made from Monday, March 9 until close of business on Monday March 16, 2009. Discounted rates start at $2,840 per person, based on double occupancy of a 277-square foot ocean-view suite. The special sale savings are valid for all categories of suites on Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend and on the brand new Seabourn Odyssey, which is slated to debut in June out of Venice. Fares include open bar and gratuities. Promotion is valid for new bookings only and is in lieu of any other promotional offers. The list of included voyages is:

Seabourn Pride

  • June 1 Scandinavia & Russia -- Round-trip Copenhagen 12 days
  • June 13 Norwegian Fjords -- Round-trip Copenhagen 9 days
  • June 22 Scandinavia & Russia -- Round-trip Copenhagen 12 days
  • July 4  Norway & Midnight Sun -- Round-trip Copenhagen 14 days
  • July 30 Norwegian Fjords -- Round-trip Copenhagen 9 days

Seabourn Spirit

  • June 27 Corfu & Croatian Isles -- Rome (Civitavecchia) to Venice 7 days
  • July 4 Dalmatian Gems -- Round-trip Venice 7 days
  • July 11 Italian Idyll -- Venice to Rome (Civitavecchia) 7 days

Seabourn Legend

  • June 20 Cote d' Azur & Spanish Isles - Monte Carlo to Barcelona 7 days
  • June 27 The Yachtsman's Riviera -- Barcelona to Monte Carlo 7 days
  • July 4 Florence & IItalian Yacht Havens -- Monte Carlo to Rome (Civitavecchia) 7 days
  • July 11 Sardinia, Corsica & Cote d'Azur -- Rome (Civitavecchia) to Monte Carlo 7 days

Seabourn Odyssey 

  • July 18 Aegean Odyssey -- Istanbul to Athens (Piraeus) 7 days
  • July 25 Greece & Dalmatian Delights -- Athens (Piraeus) to Venice 7 days

Crystal's Onboard Shopping Spree

Crystal Cruises (tel. 888/269-9413; www.crystalcruises.com) is forking over $2,000 per couple shipboard credits on 17 Europe cruises this summer, including Crystal Symphony's V9214, V9215, V9217 and V9219-9221 cruises, and Crystal Serenity's V9315-V9324 voyages.

Disney Springs into Sales

Disney Cruise Line (tel. 888/DCL-2500; www.disneycruise.com/kids50) is offering a 50% discount for kids under age 12 on all Disney cruise itineraries, including three-, four- and seven-night sailings to The Bahamas and the Caribbean between March 26 and May 14, 2009. Kids under 12 can sail for half the price of prevailing cruise rate, for all cabin categories, as quoted on disneycruise.com when accompanied by two full-fare paying guests within the same stateroom. When booking, asking for promotion code KHO.

Regent Goes Deal Crazy

Regent Seven Seas (tel. 866/325-3968; www.rssc.com) is giving new meaning to the word discounts, offering 2-for-1 savings, free unlimited shore excursions and/or free air on most remaining 2009 cruises. Some 36 cruises feature all three offers! To be eligible for these rates, bookings must be made by May 31, 2009.

Alaska

  • All voyages feature 2-for-1 savings
  • All voyages now feature free air
  • Every cruise except May 20 features free unlimited shore excursions
  • Kids sail free on all voyages June 17 through August 5

India, Africa and South America

  • Free unlimited shore excursions added to four additional cruises
  • Two voyages feature 2-for-1 Savings, free air and free unlimited shore excursions

The Tropics (Caribbean, Mexico and the Panama Canal)

  • All seven cruises over the holidays feature 2-for-1 savings
  • Free unlimited shore excursions added to six more cruises

Asia

  • All six Asia Pacific voyages this fall now feature 2-for-1 savings, free air and free unlimited shore excursions
  • Business class upgrades from $999

Europe (Baltics, Scandinavia and the Mediterranean)

  • Free air on most departures
  • Twelve additional voyages now featuring 2-for-1 savings
  • Free unlimited shore excursions added to almost every cruise
  • Twelve voyages now feature all three offers
  • Kids sail free on four sailings

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 Serenity: 10-night Coast to Coast, Los Angeles to Oranjestad. From $3435, May 7 sailing. 'Health and Wellness at Sea' themed cruise features instruction centered on health and well-being, led by wellness experts. Deal includes prepaid gratuities (value of $130) and a $30 spa credit.
  • Crystal Serenity: 12-night Mediterranean, Lisbon to Venice. From $5070, June 2 sailing. 'Photography at Sea' themed cruise includes Instructors from some of the most renowned photography institutions in the nation, as well as a $200 shipboard credit.
  • Holland America Prinsendam: 26-night Amazon, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $3999, Nov. 25 sailing. Deal includes $150 per couple shipboard credit if booked by April 30, 2009.
  • Holland America Noordam: 10-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Civitavecchia/Rome. From $1199, June 28 sailing. 'Food and Wine at Sea' themed cruise includes winemakers lunch at the Pinnacle Grill, two one-hour wine tastings, and one bottle of wine per stateroom.
  • Holland America Rotterdam: 14-night Black Sea, round-trip from Athens. From $1999, Oct. 3 sailing. 'Food and Wine at Sea' themed cruise includes winemakers lunch at the Pinnacle Grill, two one-hour wine tastings, and one bottle of wine per stateroom.
  • Regent Seven Seas Mariner: 7-night Alaska, Seward to Vancouver. From $4695, June 24 sailing. Deal includes $400 shipboard credit and free air and shore excursions if booked by March 31, 2009.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 7-night Mediterranean, Venice to Monte Carlo. From $4950, July 31 sailing. Deal includes free air and free shore excursions if booked by March 31, 2009.
  • Silversea Silver Whisper: 7-night Mediterranean, Istanbul to Athens. From $5945, July 18 sailing. Deal includes one shoreside experience by private car in Kusadasi or a $500 shipboard credit. Enjoy free or reduced airfare if booked by April 30, 2009.
  • Silversea Silver Shadow: 12-night Alaska, Vancouver to Los Angeles. From $4497, Sep. 12 sailing. Deal includes $500 per person shipboard credit if booked by April 30, 2009.

Cruise Brothers

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

Cruise One, Satellite Beach

(tel. 888/368-0655; www.skennedy.cruiseone.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.

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

  • Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from Santo Domingo. From $499, Apr. 12 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Azamara Cruises Azamara Journey: 7-night Mediterranean, Civitavecchia (Rome) to Venice. From $749, Apr. 25 sailing. Ask about up to $400 free spending onboard with select cabin categories. Deal includes a 15% discount on all shore excursions with this sailing.
  • Carnival Destiny: 5-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $419, Mar. 23 and Apr. 20 sailings. Deal includes a 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • NCL Norwegian Star: 7-night Alaska, Los Angeles to Vancouver (Canada Place). From $599, Apr. 25 sailing. Deal includes a 15% discount on all shore excursions. Receive up to $250 free onboard spending based on stateroom category.
  • Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas: 5-night Bermuda, round-trip from Cape Liberty (Bayonne). From $649, May 9 sailing.

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

  • Carnival Glory: 7- night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $629, Apr. 11 sailing.
  • Carnival Legend: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Tampa. From $629, May 10 sailing.
  • Princess Caribbean Princess: 7-night Bermuda & eastern Caribbean, San Juan to New York. From $499, May 17 sailing.
  • Carnival Triumph: 7-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Miami. From $509, May 17 sailing.
  • Carnival Spirit: 7-night Alaska, Whittier to Vancouver. From $449, May 20 sailing.
  • Carnival Miracle: 8-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from New York. From $769, June 1 sailing.
  • Holland America Eurodam: 10-night Scandinavia & Russia, round-trip from Copenhagen. From $1,249, June 2, 12, & 22, July 12 and Aug. 1 sailings.
  • Princess Emerald Princess: 10-night Scandinavia & Russia, round-trip from Copenhagen. From $999, June 25, July 5 & 25, and Aug. 14 sailings.
  • Holland America Oosterdam: 12-night western Mediterranean, Venice to Barcelona. From $1,299, June 24, July 30, Sep. 4 and Oct. 15 sailings.
  • Princess Caribbean Princess: 7-night Canada & New England, round-trip from New York. From $599, Aug. 29, Sep 5 and Oct. 12 sailings.
  • Princess Emerald Princess: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $599, Oct. 11, 18 & 25, Nov 1, 8, 15 & 29 sailings.

Landmark Travel (tel. 800/547-0727; www.landmark-travel.com)

  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 13-night ultra-lux South Africa, Capetown to Rio. From $5,315, Nov 21 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 7-night ultra-lux Caribbean, Ft. Lauderdale RT. From $2,495, Nov 23 sailing.
  • Seabourn Odyssey: 7-night ultra-lux Europe, Venice to Athens (Piraeus). From $2,763, Aug 1 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Mariner: 7-night ultra-lux Alaska, Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward). From $3,695, June 3 sailing. Deal include free air and unlimited shore excursions.
  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 10-night ultra-lux Europe, Stockholm to Southampton (London). From $6,695, Aug 28 sailing. Deal include free air and unlimited shore excursions.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 9-night ultra-lux Transatlantic, Ft. Lauderdale to Funchal. From $2,450, May 1 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 6-night ultra-lux Europe, Funchal to Monte Carlo. From $2,450, May 10 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 15-night ultra-lux Transatlantic, Ft. Lauderdale to Monte Carlo. From $5,145, May 1 sailing.

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

  • Royal Caribbean Monarch of the Seas: 4-night Bahamas, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $289, Apr. 20 and 27 sailings. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Carnival Valor: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $539, Apr. 19 sailing. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Celebrity Infinity: 14-night Panama Canal westbound, Ft. Lauderdale to San Diego. From $849, Mar. 29 sailing.
  • Holland America Amsterdam: 3-night Pacific northwest, round-trip from Seattle. From $269, Apr. 24 sailing. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions. Receive a free $340 onboard savings booklet on select Holland America sailings.
  • Carnival Elation: 3-night Baja Mexico, round-trip from San Diego. From $209, Apr. 23 sailing.

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