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Norwegian Cruise Line

(tel. 866/234-0292; (www.ncl.com) is offering these discounts through Friday Sept 26, 2008. Mention promotion code PGSD1 when booking.
  • Sept. 28, 2008, departure. Norwegian Jewel. Ten-day Canada/New England, round-trip from New York, calling in Boston, Halifax, Quebec City, Charlottetown and Sydney; $499 best available inside cabin, per person..
  • Oct. 6, 2008, departure. Norwegian Sky. 4-day Bahamas, round-trip from Miami, calling in Grand Bahama Island, Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay; $99 best available inside cabin, per person.
  • Nov. 16, 2008, departure. Norwegian Gem. 13-day transatlantic, from Barcelona to New York, calling in Cannes, Florence/Pisa, Rome, Ajaccio, and Granada; $599 best available inside cabin, per person.
  • Nov. 23. 5, 2008, departure. Norwegian Pearl. 7-day western Caribbean, round-trip from Miami, calling in Roatán, Belize City, Cozumel, and Great Stirrup Cay; $549 best available inside cabin, per person.
  • April 3- Sept. 30, 2009 cruises fleetwide. Book any cruise between Sept. 22 and Oct. 12, 2008; Best Fare Available within stateroom category and up to 8 category upgrade.

Not Home for the Holidays

Seabourn (tel. 800/929-9391; (www.seabourn.com) is offering discounts on these far-flung December cruises. Fares include open bar and gratuities.

  • Dec 2, 2008. 18 nights, from Dubai to Singapore aboard Seabourn Spirit, from $7,479 per person.
  • Dec 5, 2008. 14 nights, from Caldera, Costa Rica, to Ft. Lauderdale aboard Seabourn Legend, from $4,373 per person.
  • Dec 13, 2008. 7 nights, from Bridgetown, Barbados to Ft. Lauderdale aboard Seabourn Pride, from $2,398 per person.

Transit for Less

Crystal Cruises (tel. 888/269-9413; (www.crystalcruises.com) is offering discounts on a combo Panama Canal cruise. Fares include the line's extensive lecture program and multiple dining venues. Certain restrictions apply. Departing Dec 1, 2008, the 22-night journey is round-trip from Miami and is a Crystal Mind, Body & Spirit theme cruise (V8328+V8329). Fares start at $4,995 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 Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time.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 Cruises Symphony: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $2,180, Nov. 23 sailing. Deal includes prepaid and $100 shipboard credit.
  • Crystal Cruises Serenity: 14-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $7,810, Dec. 23 sailing. Deal includes prepaid gratuities and $200 shipboard credit.
  • Crystal Cruises Symphony: 16-night South America, Buenos Aires to Miami. From $4,140, Jan. 9 sailing. Deal includes prepaid gratuities and $100 shipboard credit.
  • Holland America Statendam: 13-nightCentral America, Callao to San Diego. From $1,199, Jan. 24 sailing. Deal includes complimentary per couple shore excursion.
  • Holland America Zaandam: 15-night Hawaii, roundtrip from San Diego. From $1,599, Feb. 5 sailing. Deal includes complimentary per couple shore excursion.
  • Holland America Volendam: 14-night Australia & New Zealand, Auckland to Sydney. From $2,099, Feb. 16 sailing. Deal includes complimentary per couple shore excursion.
  • Holland America Ryndam: 10-night Sea of Cortez, round-trip from San Diego. From $1,149, Mar. 15 sailing. Deal includes complimentary per couple shore excursion.
  • Regent Seven Seas Paul Gauguin: 7-night Tahiti, round-trip from Papeete. From $3,205, Dec. 20 sailing. Deal includes $400 per couple shore excursion credit.
  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 14-night Panama Canal, Ft. Lauderdale to Los Angeles. From $7,770, Dec. 29 sailing. Deal includes $400 per couple shore excursion credit.
  • Regent Seven Seas Mariner: 103-night World Cruise, Buenos Aires to Vancouver. From $53,880, Feb. 13 sailing. Deal includes six shore excursions by private car and free one night pre-cruise hotel stay in Buenos Aires. 

Cruise Brothers

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

Cruise One, Satellite Beach

(tel. 888/368-0655; www.skennedy.cruiseone.com)
  • Holland America Prinsendam: 26-night Amazon, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $3,999, Nov. 23 sailing. Deal includes Pinnacle Grill dinner for two and two bottles of wine.
  • Carnival Freedom: 8-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $549, Nov. 22 sailing.
  • Carnival Splendor: 17-night Brazil, Ft. Lauderdale to Buenos Aires. From $2,699, Jan. 31 sailing.  Deal includes $50 or more per cabin onboard credit.
  • Carnival Splendor: 14-night Cape Horn and Straits of Magellan, Buenos Aires to Santiago. From $1,549, Feb. 17 sailing.  Deal includes $50 or more per cabin onboard credit.
  • Carnival Splendor: 18-night South America/Mexican Riviera, Santiago to San Francisco. From $1,595, Mar. 3 sailing. Deal includes $50 ore more per cabin onboard credit.
  • Carnival Miracle: 8-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $689, Feb 25 sailing.
  • Princess Star Princess: 18-night South America, San Francisco to Santiago. From $1,525, Nov. 20 sailing. Deal includes specialty restaurant dinner for two.
  • Princess Emerald Princess: 10-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $989, Feb. 28 sailing.
  • Princess Crown Princess: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $762, Feb. 1 sailing.
  • Holland America Statendam: 15-night Hawaiian Islands, round-trip San Diego. From $1,299, Dec. 7 sailing. Deal includes $50 per cabin onboard credit.

The Cruise Marketplace

(tel. 800/826-4333; www.cruisemarketplace.com)
  • Holland America Rotterdam: 12-night northern Europe, Rotterdam to Copenhagen. From $1,499, May 31, 2009 sailing.
  • Holland America Rotterdam: 12-night northern Europe, Copenhagen to Rotterdam. From $1,599, Jun. 12; Jul. 6; Aug. 11; Sept. 4, 2009 sailings.
  • Holland America Rotterdam: 12-night northern Europe, Rotterdam to Copenhagen. From $1,599, Jun. 24; Jul. 30; Aug. 23, 2009 sailings.
  • Seabourn Legend: 14-night ultra-lux Panama Canal, Ft. Lauderdale to Caldera. From $4,373, Jan. 2 & 30, 2009 sailings.
  • Silversea Silver Shadow: 12-night ultra-lux Alaska, round-trip from San Francisco. From $6,646, June 26; July 8 & 20, 2009 sailings.
  • Silversea Silver Cloud: 9-night ultra-lux Europe, round-trip from Stockholm. From $6,646, June 25, 2009 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $729, Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 6, 2009 sailings.
  • Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $729, Sept. 18; Oct. 2, 16 & 30, 2009 sailings.
  • Crystal Serenity: 12-night Tahiti, Los Angeles to Papeete. From $6,339, Jan. 21, 2009 sailing.
  • Carnival Pride: 7-night Bahamas, round-trip from Baltimore. From $619, Sept. 13, 2009 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 before July 1, 2008.

  • NCL Norwegian Sun: 19- night South America, San Francisco to Valpariso, Chile. From $789, Nov. 4 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Gem: 14- night Transatlantic, Barcelona to New York. From $699, Nov. 16 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Star: 7- night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $729, Dec. 20 & 27 sailings.
  • NCL Norwegian Jade: 9-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Barcelona. From $669, Feb. 6, 2009 sailing.
  • Azamara Quest: 14-night Asia, Tianjin to Hong Kong. From $3,109, Feb. 14 sailing.
  • Azamara Journey: 12-night Caribbean, roundtrip from Miami. From $1,809, Mar. 8 sailing.
  • Azamara Journey: 12-night Scandinavia & Russia, roundtrip from Copenhagen. From $3,149, Jun. 18 sailing.
  • Princess Crown Princess: 12-night Greek Isles & Mediterranean, Civitavecchia/Rome to Venice. From $1,389, May 17 sailing.
  • Princess Crown Princess: 12-night British Isles, round-trip from London. From $1,749, June 25 sailing.
  • Princess Crown Princess: 12 night North Cape & Norwegian Fjords, round-trip from London. From $1,749, July 7 sailing.

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

  • Celebrity Solstice: 2-night cruise to nowhere, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $349, Nov. 21 sailing. Deal includes free upgrade to a balcony stateroom.
  • Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $499, Oct. 5 and 19 sailings. Returning customers receive up to $600 cash back on select cabins. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Carnival Paradise: 4-night Baja Mexico, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $199, Oct. 20 and 27 sailings. Book a 6A category stateroom and automatically receive a 6D category cabin for the same price. Deal includes $25 onboard credit.
  • Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas: 10-night Caribbean & Panama Canal, round-trip from Miami. From $899, Nov. 28 sailing. Returning customers receive up to $600 cash back on select cabins. Deal includes $25 onboard credit.
  • Holland America Eurodam: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $549, Nov. 29 sailing. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.

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

  • Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas: 5-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $229, Oct. 4, 18 and Nov. 1 sailings.
  • Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas: 4-night Bahamas, round-trip from Miami. From $149, Oct. 6 and 13 sailings.
  • Royal Caribbean Sovereign of the Seas: 4-night Bahamas, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $149, Oct. 6, 13 and 20 sailings.
  • Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas: 5-night Bermuda, round-trip from Baltimore. From $599, Oct 11 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $479, Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30 and Dec. 7 sailings.
  • Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas: 4-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $219, Oct. 23 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $399, Oct. 26 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Legend of the Seas: 13-night western Mediterranean, round-trip from Rome. From $949, Oct. 30 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas: 12-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from Bayonne. From $899, Nov. 9 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas: 14-night South America, Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso. From $699, Nov. 9 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Monarch of the Seas: 4-night Bahamas, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $179, Nov. 10 and 17 sailings.
  • Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $549, Nov. 22 and Dec. 6 sailings.
  • Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas: 10-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from Tampa. From $899, Nov 24 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas: 5-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $299, Dec. 1 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas: 11-night Panama Canal, round-trip from Miami. From $919, Dec. 8 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Galveston. From $649, Dec. 14, Jan. 25 and Mar. 3 sailings.

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

  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 7-night Med, Istanbul to Barcelona. From $2,895, Apr. 18 sailing. Deal includes $50 onboard credit.
  • Crystal Symphony: 14-night Panama Canal, Miami to Los Angeles. From $3,595. Deal includes free coach air back to Miami, Palm Beach or Ft. Lauderdale.
  • Crystal Symphony: 17-night transpacific crossing, Los Angeles to Hong Kong. From $3,690, Mar 9 sailing.
  • Seabourn Pride: 7-night Caribbean, Bridgetown to Ft. Lauderdale. From $2,398, Dec. 13 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Paul Gaugiun: 11-night Tahiti, round-trip from Papeete. From $3,350, Nov. 1 sailing
  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 16-night Transatlantic, Civatavecchia/Rome to Ft. Lauderdale. From $5,795, Nov. 15 sailing.
  • Oceania Insignia: 12-night South America, Rio to Buenos Aires. From $2,999, Dec. 8 sailing.
  • Regent Seven Seas Voyager: 34-night Transatlantic, Ft. Lauderdale to Auckland. From $14,750, Dec. 29 sailing.
  • Crystal Serenity:a> 10-night transatlantic crossing, Lisbon to Miami. From $3,145, Nov. 21. Deal includes free upgrade.
  • Oceania Insignia:a> 10-night Europe, Lisbon to Barcelona. From $2,299, Nov. 14. sailing. Deal includes free coach airfare.
  • Silversea Silver Cloud: 16-night Transoceanic, Barcelona to Bridgetown . From $6016, Nov. 3 sailing.

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

  • Carnival Sensation: 4-night Bahamas, round-trip from Port Canaveral. From $149, Oct. 5 sailing. Book a 6A category stateroom and automatically receive a 6B category stateroom for the same price. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.
  • Celebrity Millennium: 11-night Hawaii westbound, Ensenada to Honolulu. From $599, Oct. 6 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas: 5-night Bermuda, round-trip from Boston. From $549, Oct. 23 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Pearl: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $449, Oct. 12 and 19 sailings.
  • Carnival Pride: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Los Angeles. From $429, Nov. 30 sailing. Book an 8A category stateroom and automatically receive a 8I category stateroom for the same price. Deal includes 15% discount on all shore excursions.