Thank you for subscribing!
Got it! Thank you!

Cruise Deals for the Week of March 24, 2010

Attention solo travelers: Paul Gauguin Cruises has waived the single supplement on seven spring sailings in the South Pacific and French Polynesia. Book now for even more discounts from top cruise specialists.

Hurry! Book by March 26 for Perks!

Norwegian Cruise Line (tel. 866/234-7350; www.ncl.com) is offering a limited time offer called the "Freestyle Dash." You must book any cruise to any NCL destination by Friday March 26 -- prices increase fleetwide on April 2 -- to reap up to $250 in onboard credits per cabin (based on cruise length and category) and half-off standard cruise deposits. The onboard credit can be used to buy spa treatments, shore excursions, and dinners in any of Norwegian's specialty Freestyle Dining restaurants. If you book sailings of up to six days and longer, you will receive $250 in onboard credits when sailing in a Garden Villa; $150 for suites; $100 for mini-suites and deluxe balcony; $75 for a balcony; $50 for ocean-view; and $25 for inside staterooms. For sailings of up to five days, guests will receive $100 per stateroom in a Garden Villa; $75 for suites; $50 for mini-suites; $40 for a balcony; $20 for ocean-view; and $15 for inside staterooms. Certain restrictions apply.

South Pacific for Singles

Paul Gauguin Cruises (tel. 800/848-6172; www.pgcruises.com) already has great rates on South Pacific and French Polynesia sailings aboard the elegant 332-passenger Paul Gauguin. Now the single supplement has been eliminated on seven sailings, marked with an asterisk below. Fares include all alcoholic beverages and tips. Certain restrictions apply.

advertisement

Tahiti & the Society Islands

  • 7-night cruises from $2,520 per person on April 17*, 24*, May 1.
  • 7-night cruises from $2,770 per person on June 5, 12*, 19*. Deal includes 2-for-1 airfare from Los Angeles.

Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands - Eastbound

  • 15-night cruises from $5,545 per person on May 22*. Deal includes free airfare from Los Angeles.

Cook Islands & Society Islands

  • 11-night cruises from $3,695 per person on April 6*. Deal includes free airfare from Los Angeles.

Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands - Westbound

advertisement
  • 13-night cruises from $4,695 per person on May 8*. Deal includes free airfare from Los Angeles.

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.

advertisement

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

All-Travel

advertisement
(tel. 866/565-3214; www.all-travel.com/cruises)
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $1,429, Aug. 22 sailing. The "Food Network at Sea"-themed cruise includes culinary demonstrations lead by Iron Chef Cat Cora, a Battle of the Celebrity Solstice chefs competition, and more.
  • Celebrity Eclipse: 14-night Spanish Mediterranean, round-trip from South Hampton. From $3,058, Aug. 21 sailing. Deal includes a shipboard credit worth up to 10 percent of your cruise fare.
  • Cruise West Spirit of Oceanus: 17-night South Pacific, Auckland to Sydney. From $14,395, Dec. 15 sailing. Deal includes a $200 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Crystal Serenity: 12-night Mediterranean, Barcelona to Athens. From $5,640, June 6 sailing. Deal includes free air and $2,000 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Holland America Eurodam: 10-night Baltic, round-trip from Copenhagen. From $1,729, July 13 sailing. Deal includes a complimentary shore excursion in St. Petersburg.
  • Silversea Silver Cloud: 15-night ultra-luxe Transatlantic, San Juan to Barcelona. From $5,518, Apr. 14 sailing. Deal includes one shore excursion by private car and driver in Casablanca or a $500 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Oceania Insignia: 14-night Mediterranean, Istanbul to Barcelona. From $5,058, Oct. 15, 2011 sailing. Deal includes a $50 per couple shipboard credit and prepaid gratuities.
  • Oceania Marina: 10-night Mediterranean & Greece, Venice to Athens. From $3,858, May 6, 2011 sailing. Deal includes prepaid gratuities.
  • Seabourn Pride: 12-night ultra-luxe Asia, Kobe to Shanghai. From $5,415, June 23 sailing. Deal includes a $500 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Regent Navigator: 7-night ultra-luxe Alaska, Vancouver to Seward. From $4,680, Aug. 25 sailing. Deal includes a $400 per couple shipboard credit, a cocktail reception, and more.

Cruise Brothers

(tel. 800/827-7779; www.cruisebrothers.com)
  • MSC Poesia: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $699, Dec. 19 sailing. Deal includes "kids sail free."
  • Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas: 7-night southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $599, May 16 sailing.
  • Carnival Miracle: 8-night Caribbean, round-trip from New York. From $649, May 7 sailing.
  • Holland America Veendam: 7-night Bermuda, round-trip from New York. From $849, May 9 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas: 7-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Barcelona. From $899, May 16 sailing. Deal includes a $100 onboard credit.
  • Azamara Club Journey: 12-night Mediterranean, Athens to Civitavecchia/Rome. From $2,049, Oct. 10 sailing.
  • NCL Pride of America: 7-night Hawaii, round-trip from Honolulu. From $899, Sept. 18 sailing.
  • Celebrity Summit: 7-night Canada/New England, round-trip from Cape Liberty. From $709, Aug. 29 sailing.
  • MSC Poesia: 9-night Canada/New England, Quebec to Fort Lauderdale. From $829, Oct. 23 sailing.
  • Carnival Splendor: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from Long Beach. From $589, May 23 sailing.
advertisement

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.

  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 3 sailing.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $999, Oct 10 sailing.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 17 sailing.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night western Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 24 sailing.
  • Celebrity Solstice: 7-night eastern Caribbean, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale. From $999, Oct. 31 sailing.
advertisement

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

Talk with fellow Frommer's cruisers on our Cruise Forum.

advertisement



advertisement