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Fun Ship Bargains

Carnival (tel. 800/327-9501; www.carnival.com) is serious about these low, low November rates. Three nighters to the Bahamas on Nov. 17 are starting at $179 per person; five-night western Caribbean cruises out of New Orleans on Nov. 27 are going for as little as $199 per person; and take a seven-night western Caribbean cruise out of Miami on Nov. 25 for fares as low as $379 per person. Some restrictions apply and rates are for inside cabins.

Hot Norwegian Deals

Book a Norwegian Cruise Line (tel. 800/327-7030; www.ncl.com) by Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, and cash in on some low rates. You must mention the promo codes below when booking. What are you waiting for?

  • Nov. 18, 2006, Norwegian Majesty: 7-day western Caribbean, round-trip from Charleston, calling in Georgetown, Cozumel and Key West; $349 per person for best available inside cabin. Promo Type: PGSD1
  • Nov. 30, 2006, Norwegian Star: 8-day Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles, calling in Acapulco, Zihuatanejo, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas; $449 per person for best available inside cabin. Promo Type: PGSD1
  • Jan. 7, 2007, Pride of Aloha: 7-day Hawaii, round-trip from Honolulu, calling in Nawiliwili, Hilo and Kona; $799 per person for best available inside. Promo Type: PGSD1
  • Jan. 14, 2007, Norwegian Jewel: 7-day eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami, calling in San Juan, St. JohnÂ?s, St. Thomas and Great Stirrup Cay; $499 per person for best available inside. Promo Type: PGSD1
  • May 13, 2007, Norwegian Pearl: 7-day Alaska, round-trip from Seattle, calling in Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan and Victoria; $799 per person for best available inside. Promo Type: PGSD1

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 Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time.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

  • Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $409 (outside from $549), Dec. 10 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $499, Dec. 3 sailing.
  • Celebrity Galaxy: 10-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $629 (outside from $749), Jan. 12 sailing.
  • NCL Pride of America: 7-night Hawaii, round-trip from Honolulu. From $699 (balcony from $899), Dec. 16 sailing.
  • Carnival Legend: 8-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $649 (balcony from $899), Dec. 18 sailing.

Cruise Value Center (tel. 800/231-7447; www.cruisevalue.com)

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

  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 7-night ultra-luxe eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $2498, Dec. 4 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 7-night ultra-luxe western Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $2498, Dec. 11 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 7-night ultra-luxe eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $1998, Dec. 11 sailing.
  • Oceania Insignia: 10-night Europe, Barcelona to Athens. From $2299 including free air and $100 shipboard credit, April 8 sailing.
  • Oceania Regatta: 10-night Europe, Barcelona to Athens. From $2299 including free air and $100 shipboard credit, April 17 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 7-night ultra-luxe Europe, Barcelona to Rome/Civitavecchia. From $2781, May 14 sailing .
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 7-night ultra-luxe Europe, Monte Carlo to Athens. From $2781, May 19 sailing.
  • Oceania Insignia: 14-night Europe, Rome/Civitavecchia to Athens. From $3299 including free air and $100 shipboard credit, May 22 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 7-night ultra-luxe Europe, Rome/Civitavecchia to Nice. From $2781, May 26 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Navigator: 7-night ultra-luxe Europe, Monte Carlo to Rome/Civitavecchia. From $2781, June 2 sailing.
  • Oceania Nautica: 10-night Europe, Athens to Rome/Civitavecchia. From $1799 including free air and $100 shipboard credit. Nov.5, 2007, sailing.

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

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

  • Carnival Glory: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $479, Dec. 9 sailing.
  • Carnival Liberty: 8-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $499, Dec. 9 sailing.
  • Carnival Liberty: 6-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $299, Nov. 19 sailing.
  • Holland America Zaandam: 15-night Hawaii, round-trip from San Diego. From $1,299, Jan. 20 sailing.
  • Holland America Noordam: 22-night Panama Canal, New York to Seattle. From $2,049, April 21 sailing.
  • Holland America Statendam: 20-night South Pacific, Sydney to Hong Kong. From $2,149, March 2 sailing.
  • Norwegian Jewel: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $449, Dec. 3 sailing.
  • Norwegian Spirit: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from New Orleans. From $529, Dec. 9 sailing.
  • Oceana Regatta: 10-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $1,499, Jan. 2 sailing.

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