05.05.2009  
 
Editor's Note

One Day Sale Bargains Today!

NCL and Royal Caribbean on Sale Today!

By PAUL MOTTER

There is nothing like economic uncertainly to bring out the best bargains imaginable. The cruise lines' pain is your gain for Norwegian Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean this week. NCL is featuring a one-day sale May 5, 2009, with up to 81% off the regular price of a cruise. Royal Caribbean's sale is a two-day sale, May 5th and 6th, so you'd better think fast.

How about a 7-night Alaska cruise on Norwegian Sun starting at $399 per person? That is a roundtrip Vancouver cruise with calls in Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway. You can get an unbelievable rate of $499 pp for a balcony cabin, and the price is good on all sail dates throughout the Summer; June, July and August. If you prefer to leave from Seattle the inside rate is $449 and a balcony is $599 on Norwegian Star. On Norwegian Pearl, which is newer, the inside rate is $449 but balconies are $749.

How about a European cruise? The 12-day Baltic Capitals cruise on Norwegian Jewel starts in London and visits Copenhagen, Berlin, Talinn, St Petersburg, Helsinki and Stockholm. It starts at just $849, with balcony cabins at just $$1199 per person, that's $100/day. The 7-day Western Mediterranean cruises on Norwegian Gem start at just $549 per person and sail from Barcelona to Valetta (Malta), Naples, Rome, Florence and Cannes. Balcony cabins starts at just $799. The European cruises are date-sensitive (some dates will cost more) so book early!

The classic Mediterranean cruises from NCL are 12 - 14-days on Norwegian Jade, starting at $999 per person or $1699 balcony. These cruises from London visit Portugal, Barcelona, Malaga and Granada (Spain), Gibraltar, Olbia, Naples, Rome & Florence (Italy)and Cannes in France.

Royal Caribbean's sale is on the 5th and 6th of May and here is what you get! Book the 7-night Pacific Coast cruise on Mariner of the Seas. This is the first Megaship on the West Coast and it is sailing this once in a lifetime itinerary due to the current events in Mexico. You get to see American ports like San Francisco, Astoria Orgeon, Seattle and Victoria British Columbia. Prices start at just $449 per person with balcony cabins from $599. This is available through the summer of 2009 only.

Get a great 8-night Caribbean cruise from Ft lauderdale starting at just $499 per person on Enchantment of the Seas. Sail Adventure of the Seas on a 7-night cruise to the Southern Caribbean starting at just $549, balcony cabins $849 pp. For a real treat take one of the biggest cruise ships in the world, Independence of the Seas on a 6-night cruise from Ft Lauderdale to Belize City, Costa Maya and Cozumel (note: starts in December).

All in all - you CAN'T go wrong with one of these cruise sale bargains. It's time to take a cruise!


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Reserve your next cruise on May 5 - 6, 2009 on any sailing from August 1, 2009 forward
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7-night Europe on Celebrity Century $599
Roundtrip Barcelona to Cannes, Portoferraio, Florence, Rome, Naples
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CM says: Free Onboard Coupon Booklet, Balcony from $999
 
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