Holiday Savings

Book a 2007 Deep Caribbean or Panama sailing on the MSC Lirica or MSC Opera (tel. 800/666-9333; www.msccruises.com) with special Holiday Gift rates and bonus upgrades, and reap savings up to 65 percent off retail rates. Bonus upgrades of up to three categories add as much as $150 to the value of the savings. Holiday Gift prices start at just $695 per person, double occupancy (plus government fees and taxes). The special Holiday Gift rates are available on select 11-night sailings of MSC Lirica and MSC Opera roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale January 9 to April 18, 2007 and must be booked by December 31, 2006. Holiday Gift rates include upgrades of inside to outside staterooms and are not valid for balcony or suite staterooms. Full nonrefundable payment is due within 24 hours of booking. The offer may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Restrictions apply.

What Travel Agencies Are Offering

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 Cruises are capacity-controlled and offers may be withdrawn at any time.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

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

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

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

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  • NCL Norwegian Dream: 7-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Houston. From $399, January 6 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Majesty: 7-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Charleston. From $399, January 6 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas: 7-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Galveston. From $429, January 14 sailing.
  • NCL Norwegian Jewel 7-night eastern Caribbean, roundtrip from Miami. From $479, January 21 sailing.
  • Carnival Pride: 7-night Mexican Riviera, roundtrip from Los Angeles. From $499, January 21 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas: 7-night Mexican Riviera, roundtrip from Los Angeles. From $429, January 21 sailing.
  • Carnival Triumph: 7-night eastern Caribbean, roundtrip from Miami. From $469, January 27 sailing.
  • Carnival Victory: 7-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Miami. From $419, January 28 sailing.
  • Windstar Windsurf: 7-night southern Caribbean, roundtrip from Barbados. From $1,749, January 18, February 11 & 25, March 25 sailings.
  • Celebrity Mercury: 11-night Mexican Riviera, roundtrip from San Diego. From $579, January 29 sailing.
  • Celebrity Mercury: 9-night Mexican Riviera, roundtrip from San Diego. From $569, February 9 sailing.
  • Windstar Wind Spirit: 7-night southern Caribbean, roundtrip from St. Thomas. From $1,949, February 10, 17, & 24, March 3 & 10 sailings.
  • Holland America Zuiderdam: 7-night eastern Caribbean, roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale. From $689, February 17 sailing.
  • Holland America Oosterdam: 7-night Mexican Riviera, roundtrip from San Diego. From $659, February 17 sailing.
  • Holland America Veendam: 7-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Tampa. From $439, February 25 sailing.
  • Celebrity Mercury: 8-night Mexican Riviera, roundtrip from San Diego . From $549, March 18 sailing.
  • Oceania Regatta: 14-night trans-Atlantic, Miami to Marseille. From $1,799 including free airfare from JFK, ATL, ORD, March 23 sailing.
  • Oceania Insignia: 14-night trans-Atlantic, from Rio de Janeiro to Barcelona. From $1,699 including free airfare from JFK, ATL, ORD, March 25 sailing.
  • Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas: 7-night repositioning cruise, New Orleans to San Juan. From $449, April 28 sailing.

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

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

  • NCL Jewel: 12-night Egypt and Greece, Athens to Istanbul. From $1,549, May 7 sailing.
  • Celebrity Zenith: 15-night Caribbean and Bermuda, Tampa to Bayonne. From $1,129, April 13 sailing.
  • Celebrity Constellation: 11-night southern Caribbean, roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $999, January 29 sailing.
  • Celebrity Century: 5-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Miami. From $299, January 27 sailing.
  • Holland America Zuiderdam: 7-night eastern Caribbean, roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $699, January 6 sailing.
  • Holland America Maasdam: 10-night southern Caribbean, roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale. From $949, January 14 sailing.
  • Holland America Noordam: 11-night eastern Caribbean, roundtrip from New York. From $949, February17 sailing.
  • Holland American Veendam: 7-night western Caribbean, roundtrip from Tampa. From $699, January 28 sailing.
  • Carnival Glory: 7-night eastern Caribbean, roundtrip from Port Canaveral. From $429, September 1 sailing.
  • Carnival Valor: 7-night eastern Caribbean, roundtrip from Miami. From $529, April 22 sailing.

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