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Cruise Deals for the Week of Oct. 14, 2010

Book now for discounts on South Pacific and Greek Isles sailings, plus nab a spot on Royal Caribbean's newest megaship Allure of the Seas.

Crystal Discounts Head North

Crystal (tel. 888/722-0021; www.crystalcruises.com) is doling out discounted fares, generous $2,000 per couple onboard spending credits, and free coach airfare (and business-class upgrades for $999 for categories AA-C) on the following Crystal Serenity voyages:

  • V1309, 11 days, May 22, 2011: Hamburg to Stockholm, from $6,730 per person
  • V1310, 11 days, June 2, 2011: Stockholm to Copenhagen, from $6,730 per person
  • V1311, 14 days, June 13, 2011: Copenhagen to Stockholm, from $9,230 per person
  • V1312, 11 days, June 27, 2011: Stockholm to Copenhagen, from $7,050 per person
  • V1313, 14 days, July 8, 2011: Copenhagen to London, from $9,230 per person
  • V1314, 11 days, July 22, 2011: Round-trip from London, from $7,545 per person
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Asia Pacific Promotion

Regent Seven Seas (tel. 877/505-5374; www.rssc.com) is offering a bunch of free extras on South Pacific sailings aboard the elegant 700-passenger Seven Seas Voyager. Cruises below all include discounted fares, free round-trip airfare from US and Canadian gateways, unlimited complimentary shore excursions and free ground transfers.

  • January 3, 2011, 10 nights aboard Seven Seas Voyager: Punta Arenas to San Francisco, from $4,999 per person
  • February 23, 2011, 12 nights, aboard Seven Seas Voyager: Sydney to Bali, from $7,999 per person
  • March 7, 2011, 13 nights aboard Seven Seas Voyager: Bali to Bejijing, from $7,999 per person
  • March 20, 2011, 10 nights aboard Seven Seas Voyager: Beijing to Hong Kong, from $7,499 per person
  • March 30, 2011, 10 nights aboard Seven Seas Voyager: Hong Kong to Bangkok, from $7,499 per person
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Greek Isles Cruises on Sale

Tour operator Europe Vacations (tel. 866/674-6211; www.europevacations.com) offers weeklong cruise packages in the Greek Isles aboard intimate small ships visiting Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini, Heraklion, Patmos and Kusadasi, Turkey. Rates start at $1,449 per person and include round-trip airfare from New York (other gateways available for a supplemental charge), two nights at the Stanley hotel in Athens with continental breakfast daily, and visits to the Acropolis, Parthenon, and Plaka district, plus and four nights aboard the 1,278-passenger Aquamarine with all meals. Certain restrictions apply.

Hot Norwegian Deals

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NCL (tel. 866/234-0292; www.ncl.com) is offering these great deals if booked between Friday, Oct. 16 and Friday, Oct. 23, 2010. Call to book and mention promotion codes. Certain restrictions apply.

New reservations booked now through Oct 31, 2010. Fleetwide. Receive same category upgrades, half-off standard cruise deposits and up to $250 on-board credit per stateroom.

New reservations made at least nine months prior to sailing now through Dec 31, 2011. Fleetwide. Receive up to $300 in on-board credit per stateroom for new suites and villas reservations.

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  • Nov. 6 & 13, 2010, Norwegian Sun: 7-night eastern Caribbean round-trip from Orlando (Port Canaveral), calling in Nassau, Bahamas; St.Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Starting at $349 per person for best available inside cabin and $749 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.
  • Nov. 8 & 19, 2010, Norwegian Sky: 3- or 4-night Bahamas round-trip from Miami, calling in Nassau, Grand Bahama Island and Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island). Starting at $169 per person for best available inside cabin and $329 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.
  • Nov. 13 & 14, Dec. 18 & 19, 2010, Norwegian Gem & Jewel: 7-night Bahamas & Florida round-trip from New York, calling in Orlando, Florida; Great Stirrup Cay (Norwegian's private island); Nassau and Grand Bahamas Island. Starting at $349 per person for best available inside cabin and $629 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.
  • Jan. 23 & Feb. 13, 2011, Norwegian Jade: 12-night eastern Mediterranean round-trip from Barcelona, calling in Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Izmir), Turkey; Alexandria, Egypt and Valletta, Malta. Starting at $799 per person for best available inside cabin and $1,349 per person best available suite; mention promo type PGHOT.

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.

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

All-Travel

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(tel. 866/565-3214; www.all-travel.com/cruises)
  • Crystal Symphony: 19-night Panama Canal, New York City to Los Angeles. From $4,930, Nov. 2 sailing. Deal includes $2,000 per couple shipboard credit and prepaid gratuities plus bonus shipboard credit if reserved before Oct. 31.
  • Crystal Symphony: 15-night Central & South America, Los Angeles to Valparaiso. From $4,665, Jan. 5, 2011 sailing. Deal includes up to $1,500 per person savings on select categories if reserved by Dec. 31, plus free air and $2,000 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Celebrity Summit: 7-night Southern Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $549, Dec. 4 sailing. Deal includes $50 per stateroom onboard credit and 50% reduced deposit if reserved by Oct. 31.
  • Paul Gauguin: 10-night Society Islands & Tuamotus, round-trip from Papeete. From $4,247, Jan. 5, 2011 sailing. Deal includes free air from Los Angeles, 50% savings and third guest sails free if reserved by Dec. 31, plus one night free overwater villa stay at Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa if reserved by Oct. 31.
  • Holland America Oosterdam: 7-night Mexican Riviera, round-trip from San Diego. From $499, Nov. 27 sailing. Deal includes up to $100 per couple onboard credit on select categories if reserved by Oct. 20.
  • Regent Seven Voyager: 17-night ultra-luxe Panama Canal, Ft. Lauderdale to San Francisco. From $8,565, Dec. 27 sailing. Deal includes free air, special rate for kids, and free unlimited shore excursions if reserved by Dec. 31.
  • Regent Seven Navigator: 15-night ultra-luxe Australia & New Zealand, Sydney to Auckland. From $12,825, Nov. 16 sailing. Deal includes Food and Wine at Sea sailing, free air, and free unlimited shore excursions if reserved by Dec. 31.
  • Seabourn Legend: 7-night ulta-luxe Mediterranean, Civitavecchia/Rome to Malaga. From $1,999, Nov. 13 sailing. Deal includes private car and driver in Florence or Palma de Mallorca.
  • Seabourn Odyssey: 13-night ultra-luxe Transatlantic, Monte Carlo to Ft. Lauderdale. From $2,499, Dec. 6 sailing. Deal includes $500 per couple shipboard credit.
  • Oceania Regatta: 10-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. From $3,499, Jan. 2, 2011 sailing. Deal includes free air and additional savings if reserved by Dec. 31.

Cruise Brothers

(tel. 800/827-7779; www.cruisebrothers.com)
  • NCL NCL Norwegian Dawn: 9-night Caribbean, round-trip from Miami. Two-bedroom penthouse suite from $1,999, Nov. 5 sailing. Deal includes a $250 onboard credit.
  • Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas: 4-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Barcelona. From $399, May 19 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $749, Aug. 21 sailing. Deal includes a $125 onboard credit.
  • MSC Poesia: 7-night Caribbean, round-trip from Ft Lauderdale. From $479, Dec. 5 sailing. Deal includes kids sail free.
  • Princess Caribbean Princess: 7-night south Caribbean, round-trip from San Juan. From $499, Jan. 9 sailing.
  • Celebrity Summit: 7-night Bermuda, round-trip from Cape Liberty. From $749, June 5 sailing. Deal includes a $100 onboard credit.
  • Holland America Veendam: 7-night Bermuda, round-trip from New York. From $899, June 12 sailing. Deal includes a $75 onboard credit.
  • Celebrity Century: 7-night Alaska, round-trip from Vancouver. From $859, June 5 sailing. Deal includes a $75 onboard credit.
  • MSC Fantasia: 10-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Genoa. From $999, Feb. 20 sailing.
  • Holland America Noordam: 10-night Mediterranean, round-trip from Rome/Civitavecchia. From $1,599, June 10 sailing. Deal includes a $75 onboard credit.
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