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Dream On

SeaDream Yacht Club (tel. 800/707-4911; www.seadreamyachtclub.com) is offering a handful of discounted rates for its exclusive yacht voyages aboard it's 110-passengers cruising yachts. All fares include open bar and all gratuities.

  • Oct 25, 7 nights, Libson to Tenerife aboard Sea Dream I. Rates start at $2,999 per person.
  • Nov 1, 11 nights, Atlantic crossing Tenerife to Antiqua aboard Sea Dream I. $3,099 per person.
  • Nov 2, 11 nights, Libson to Tenerife aboard Sea Dream II. $4,299 per person.
  • Nov 13, 11 nights, Atlantic crossing Tenerife to Miami aboard Sea Dream II. $2,999 per person.

Europe on Sail

Travel agency ECruises (tel. 800/223-6868; www.ecruises.com) is offering enticing deals on Europe cruises aboard select Royal Caribbean ships. The $200 discount is per cabin and valid for select new bookings made by April 1, 2008; certain restrictions apply. Here are four samples of the savings offered:

Voyager of the Seas, 7-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Barcelona on Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2008. Ports include Nice, France and Livorno/Florence, Civitavecchia/Rome, Naples, and Sicily in Italy. Rates start at $709 per person, based on double occupancy.

Splendor of the Seas, 7-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Venice on Sept. 6, 20, Oct. 4, 18 and Nov. 1, 15, 2008. Ports include Athens, Mykonos, Katakolon and Cofu in Greece as well as Croatia. Rates start at $719 per person, based on double occupancy.

Navigator of the Seas, 12-night Transatlantic, Barcelona, Spain to Ft. Lauderdale on Nov. 10, 2008, visiting Cartagena, Spain; Madeira, Portugal and La Palma in the Canary Islands; and Nassau, Bahamas. Rates start at $759 per person, based on double occupancy.

Brilliance of the Seas, 14-night Europe, round-trip from Barcelona on Dec. 7, 2008, visiting Malaga and Seville in Spain; Madeira and Lisbon in Portugal; and La Palma, Tenerife and Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. Rates start at $1,259 per person, based on double occupancy.

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 Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time.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.

Cruise Brothers

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

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

  • Carnival Celebration: 5-night Bahamas, round-trip from Jacksonville. From $399, Apr. 14 sailing. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas: 4-night Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $339, Apr. 10 sailing. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Carnival Destiny: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $549, Apr. 6 sailing. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Celebrity Infinity: 11-night Ultimate Alaska, San Francisco to Vancouver. From $969, Apr. 28 sailing. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.

The Cruise Marketplace

(tel. 800/826-4333; www.cruisemarketplace.com)

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

  • Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $899, Apr. 6 sailing.
  • Celebrity Century: 5-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $299, Apr. 14 sailing.
  • Azamara Azamara Quest: 14-night western Mediterranean, round-trip from Rome. From $1899, Apr. 26 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $849, May 4 sailing.
  • Holland America Maasdam: 13-night Canada, New England & the Atlantic Coast, Fort Lauderdale to Montreal. From $999, May 4 sailing.
  • Holland America Zuiderdam: 12-night Mediterranean, Venice to Barcelona. From $1399, May 8 sailing.
  • Holland America Maasdam: 7-night Canada & New England, Montreal to Boston. From $799, May 17 and 31 sailings.
  • Celebrity Century: 12-night Scandinavia, round-trip from Amsterdam. From $1199, May 17 sailing.
  • Holland America Statendam: 7-night Alaska Glacier, round-trip from Vancouver. From $649, May 17 sailing.
  • Holland America Zuiderdam: 12-night Mediterranean, Barcelona to Venice. From $1299, May 20 sailing.
  • Holland America Ryndam: 7-night Alaska, round-trip from Vancouver. From $649, May 21 sailing.
  • Holland America Prinsendam: 11-night Bordeaux, Lisbon to Amsterdam. From $1399, May 23 sailing.
  • Princess Sapphire Princess: 7-night Gulf of Alaska, from Anchorage to Vancouver. From $564, May 24 sailing.
  • Holland America Rotterdam: 15-night Europe, Athens to London. From $1399, May 26 sailing.
  • Princess Island Princess: 7-night Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage to Vancouver. From $584, May 26 sailing.
  • Holland America Noordam: 10-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Rome. From $1599, May 29 sailing.
  • Princess Diamond Princess: 7-night Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage to Vancouver. From $584, May 31 sailing.
  • Princess Golden Princess: 7-night Alaska, round-trip from Seattle. From $734, May 31 sailing.
  • Azamara Azamara Journey: 12-night Scandinavia & Russia, round-trip from Copenhagen. From $3799, Jun. 1 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Princess Star Princess: 7-night Alaska, round-trip from Seattle. From $684, Jun. 1 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $999, Jun. 15 sailing.
  • Princess Tahitian Princess: 14-night Alaska, round-trip from Vancouver. From $2099, Jul. 24 sailing.
  • Celebrity Millennium: 7-night Alaska, Vancouver to Seward. From $669, Aug. 22 sailing.
  • Princess Dawn Princess: 10-night Alaska, round-trip from San Francisco. From $1049, Aug. 25 sailing.
  • Celebrity Millennium: 7-night Alaska, Seward to Vancouver. From $669, Aug. 29 sailing.
  • Azamara Quest: 14-night western Mediterranean, round-trip from Civitavechhia/Rome. From $2899, Aug. 30 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Princess Coral Princess: 7-night Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage to Vancouver. From $734, Sep. 8 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Oceania Regatta: 14-night Mediterranean, Barcelona to Venice. From $4299, Sep. 24 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Oceania Insignia: 12-night Italy, Civitavecchia/Rome to Venice. From $3499, Oct. 19 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Oceania Nautica: 12-night Mediterranean, Istanbul to Civitavecchia/Rome. From $2998, Nov. 6 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Oceania Insignia: 10-night Mediterranean, Barcelona to Istanbul. From $2299, Nov. 14 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.
  • Oceania Regatta: 26-night Amazon, round-trip from Miami. From $4999, Nov. 25 sailing. Deal includes free airfare from JFK.

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

  • Silversea Silver Shadow: 5-night ultra-lux Caribbean, Antigua to Ft. Lauderdale. From $2,251, May 1 sailing.
  • Seabourn Spirit: 7-night ultra-lux Europe, Civitavecchia/Rome to Athens. From $3,198, Jun. 14 sailing.
  • Seabourn Legend: 7-night ultra-lux Europe, Barcelona to Monte Carlo. From $3,945, May 11 sailing.
  • Seabourn Pride: 12-night ultra-lux Europe, round-trip from Copenhagen. From $5,457, Jun. 7 sailing.
  • Oceania Insignia: 14-night Europe, Venice to Barcelona. From $4,299, Jul. 23 sailing.

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

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

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