Special offers, discounted cruise rates and cruise deals, special sailings, savings, early booking programs

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The specials below are listed by expiration date from most recent to most distant.
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Until February 28, 2017, new bookings on select voyages will receive Free Double Upgrades from Inside to Balcony, 50% Reduced Deposit, Free Drinks in Grill Suites and Past Guests will receive Free Gratuities.
Guests can select itineraries on a wide range of voyages on all three Cunard Queens - Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.
The Upgrades on Us offer includes:
- Free Double Upgrade from an Inside to a Balcony stateroom - Free Upgrades within the Grill Suites - All past guests receive Free Gratuities - All guests in Grill Suites receive Free Drinks - Reduced Deposit requirements of 50% on all categories
Destinations and itineraries range from:
- Transatlantic Crossings fares from $1,499 - New England & Canada fares from $1,549 - Caribbean fares from $2,499 - Northern Europe fares from $1,399 - Mediterranean fares from $1,299 - Iberia & Canary Islands fares from $1,399
In addition to Upgrades on Us, Cunard will extend the Early Booking Benefit for 2018 World and Exotic Voyages and is now offering an Onboard Credit opportunity of up to $700 per stateroom for new 7- to 24-night 2018 Exotic Voyage bookings made by February 28, 2017.
Based on accommodation and duration of voyage booked, the 2018 World Voyage Early Booking Benefit includes:
- Free Gratuities - Gala World Voyage Special Event - Unique Commemorative Guests - Welcome Aboard Reception - Services of a World Voyage Concierge - Reduced Deposit - Onboard Credit of up to $3,000 - Alternative Dining Credit - Ground Transfers - Pre-cruise Hotel - Laundry Service - White Star Luggage Service
Cunard Line

The Princess Cruises Anniversary Sale running now through Feb. 28, 2017, offers up to $600 onboard spending money per stateroom on select cruises and cruisetours sailing to all destinations departing Summer 2017 through Spring 2018.
Plus, those guests booking a balcony category stateroom or higher receive free specialty dining.
The Anniversary Sale gives guests booking an interior or oceanview stateroom up to $300 onboard spending money per stateroom. Guests booking a balcony, mini-suite or suite receive up to $600 onboard spending money per stateroom, plus free specialty dining including third and fourth guests per stateroom.
When booking various 2017/2018 voyages, guests can reserve a new stateroom category featuring VIP amenities and exclusive dining with the new Club Class Mini-Suite. This elevated mini-suite category features select perks including new Club Class Dining, a reserved dining area with expedited seating and expanded menu options; the new Princess Luxury Bed; priority embarkation and disembarkation; complimentary wine setup and luxurious bathrobes. Suite guests also enjoy all the Club Class amenities plus even more spacious accommodations and elevated services.
All prices are per guest and based on double occupancy. The Anniversary Sale cruise sale runs now through 11:59 p.m. PDT on February 28, 2017 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Bermuda and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older.
Princess Cruises

Victoria Cruises, the Yangtze River's pre-eminent cruise line, is offering 2-for-1 pricing on all 2017 voyages in celebration of Chinese New Year, which kicks off this year on Jan. 28.
While cultural festivities will be observed for one full week beginning on the evening of Jan. 27 (Chinese New Year's Eve), guests have a month to book private-balcony accommodations on Victoria Cruises' elegant five-star fleet at significantly reduced rates-including departures of the company's luxurious flagship, the Victoria Jenna. The offer is valid through Feb. 28, 2017.
Victoria Jenna Travelers embarking on the Three Gorges Highlights program will enjoy 2-for-1 rates starting at $880 per couple, based on double occupancy, for a private balcony Superior Cabin. In order to qualify for the discount, travelers must book the shore excursion package which is also available at 2-for-1 pricing.
A comprehensive shore excursion packages costs an additional $90 per person ($45 per person after discount) featuring three standard excursions including a guided tour of the Three Gorges Dam, a visit to Shibaozhai and a scenic voyage along one of the Yangtze's tranquil tributaries via traditional Chinese sampan (excursions may be substituted based on river conditions and scheduling factors).
The 2-for-1 promotion also applies to Victoria Cruises' Luxury Amenities program, which provides VIP perks such as "white glove" service, upper deck placement, access to exclusive ship areas, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, exclusive happy hour and enhanced culinary privileges, available from an additional $200 per person (only an additional $100 per person after the 2-for-1 discount is factored into the price).
Victoria Cruises

Tauck has announced that it is again offering its Take Off with Tauck special air pricing on Economy, Premium Economy and Business airfares to Europe. The program, which runs from now through February 28, 2017, simplifies airfares to Europe by offering a hassle-free, three-tiered pricing model with no taxes, hidden fees or surcharges.
Fully-inclusive Take Off with Tauck prices are $890 per person for Economy Class, $1,490 per person for Premium Economy Class and $3,490 per person for Business Class. Take Off with Tauck airfares are available when booking Tauck's European land trips, river cruises, Tauck Bridges tours and Culturious journeys departing between March 1 and August 31. One of Tauck's small ship ocean cruises, its 10-day "Venice & the Dalmatian Coast" itinerary, is also eligible for Take Off with Tauck airfares.
Tauck Off with Tauck pricing is available to guests departing through U.S. and Canadian air gateways and is valid on new bookings only. Fares are fully refundable, with only a deposit required at time of booking. Flights are subject to availability, and other restrictions apply.
Tauck World Discovery

With flying times from the UK to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard less than six hours away, and no long sea journeys involved, it is possible to experience the true majesty of the Arctic, just 500 miles from the North Pole, without having to travel to Canada, Alaska, Greenland or Russia.
OOE is offering a US $1500 travel credit for guests on their soft adventure cruises in the Norwegian Arctic. This special offer, which is available for all new bookings confirmed by 28 February 2017 on Spitsbergen voyages departing in June 2017, is designed to helpoffset the cost of travel to Longyearbyen (via Oslo) from where the ship departs, and also to mark OOE's 9th birthday.
Prices for the nine-night Spitsbergen Encounter, departing on 8and 17June 2017, start from US$3995pp triple share and from US$5395 based on twin share (including the US$1500 travel credit). The latter departure also includes a Photography Symposium designed for passengers wishing to improve their photographic techniques, which is led by award-winning polar photographer, Daisy Gilardini.
The 11-night Spitsbergen Explorer, departing 26 June 2017,starts from US$5395pp based on triple share and from US$5995 based on a twin cabin (including the US$1500pp travel credit).
All pricesinclude accommodation, all meals, 24-hour tea and coffee, use of expedition gear (whichsaves clients approximately US$1,000 worth of purchases and 8kg/16lbs worth of luggage!), airport transfers, shore excursions, landings, educational presentations and guided walks.
One Ocean Expeditions

Wave season -- which typically runs from January through February or March -- is the chance for cruise lines to get creative with deals and discounts and fill their cabins for the season ahead. For you, fellow cruise lovers, it offers the chance to snap up a cruise bargain or added extras. U.K. Wave Season Deals 2017 (Cruise Critic)

It's hard to believe, but 2016 is almost here, and with it another Wave Season in the cruise industry. We've rounded up the latest deals to keep on your radar through the end of 2015 and into next year. Cruise Lines Ramp Up Wave Season Rewards and Deals (Travel Agent Central)

Nearly two years after Lt Col Henry Worsley died traversing Antarctica, his ashes will be taken to Grytviken, South Georgia, gateway to Antarctica, to be buried with his hero Sir Ernest Shackleton.
The 18-night Henry Worsley Commemorative Voyage departs from Ushuaia, 30 November 2017. Prices start from $13,695 per person in a triple share (cruise only); twin share $15,695 per person and a Shackleton suite $20,495 per person and include transfers, shipboard accommodation, all meals on board, daily excursions, activities, workshops and use of high-quality wet weather gear. For bookings received before the 28 February 2017, there is a discount of US$750pp for friends and admirers of Henry Worsley who would like to join the voyage.
Ice Tracks Expeditions

Aimed at military spouses who have difficulty finding a sustainable job as a result of frequent Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves, CruiseOne and Dream Vacations have launched a contest in partnership with Military Spouse magazine where military spouses can launch a new career in the travel industry. The contest ends Tuesday, February 28. CruiseOne - Dream Vacations

Discover The New Scenic Eclipse In Your Complimentary Guide with Limited preview Pricing
Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a completely new level in terms of technology, size and luxury. State-of-the-art safety features allow us to unlock destinations others can only dream of.
Launching on August 31 2018, Scenic Eclipse will embark on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice before sailing to the Americas; Antarctica; Europe and the Mediterranean; and the Arctic and Norwegian Fjords.
Designed to deliver a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience for just 228 guests, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level - marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously unimaginable.
Limited preview Pricing: book by February 28 and save.
Scenic Cruises Tours

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is today [1st December 2016] launching its new multi-strand 'Cruise Sale', as part of its New Year promotional campaign.
The new promotion incorporates two great-value offers to tempt guests: 'Free upgrade to the 'all-inclusive' drinks package' and 'No single-supplements' and is valid for bookings made until 1st March 2017.
Members of Fred. Olsen's Oceans loyalty club booking between 1st and 27th December 2016 can take advantage of an exclusive booking period for two additional offers as part of its new 'Cruise Sale' 'Free on shore spending money' and 'Free door-to-door transfers' after which time they will be available on general sale until 31st January 2017.
In its New Year 'Cruise Sale', Fred. Olsen guests can book any 2017/18 cruise of five-nights' duration or longer and benefit from a 'Free upgrade to the 'all-inclusive' drinks package'*, available until 1st March 2017.
Fred. Olsen is offering guests a 'No single-supplements' deal on a selection of 10 2017/18 cruise holidays**, available until 1st March 2017. A solo traveller can book from a selection of twin room grades without having to pay any sole-occupancy charge. Destinations available include Norway, the Caribbean, Spain, the Baltic and South America. In addition to these two sales initiatives, Fred. Olsen is also promoting 'Free on shore spending money' on 16 voyages in 2017, available until 31st January 2017, whereby guests can receive up to 125 Euros (or the equivalent value of currency relative to the cruise destination) once on board.
'Free door to-door' transfers (up to 250 UK-mainland miles) are also available to Fred. Olsen guests on three longer voyages in 2017***, until 31st January 2017. These are Boudicca's 26-night 'Bermuda & the America's Cup' cruise, Black Watch's 27-night 'Exploring the Fjords of the Arctic' adventure, and Balmoral's 32-night 'Caribbean Discovery' cruise.
*This offer excludes 2017 'Grand Voyages' and sectors, is not combinable with the 'No-single supplements' offer, and can only be applied to cruises that will have sailed by 31st March 2018.
**This offer is not combinable with the 'Free upgrade to the 'all-inclusive' drinks package'.
***Guests can choose only one of these offers but both are combinable with the 'No single-supplements' and 'Free upgrade to the 'all-inclusive' drinks package' benefits.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise lines has launched a brand new cruise offering holidaymakers the chance to explore the magic, beauty, glitz and glamour of California.
Setting sail on 19th January 2019 from Southampton aboard 1,350 guest-ship Balmoral, cruise guests can enjoy 62-nights on board, taking in 18 destinations, including San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego with the chance to see some of the best attractions, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Balboa Park, Alcatraz, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
As well as taking in three cities along the California 'Gold Coast',this epic voyage also gives guests the chance to explore cities and towns in Colombia, Barbados, Portugal, Costa Rica, Aruba and three beautiful beach resorts on the Mexican Riviera. Balmoral will also transit the mighty Panama Canal, twice a truly marvellous experience.
Guests that book this cruise between 15th December 2016 and 1st March 2017 can select one of three added value benefits*; a free upgrade to the 'all-inclusive' drinks package; free 'door-to-door' transfersof up to 250 mainland miles; or up to £350 onboard spend per person.
Price is based on two people sharing an Interior Room and includes accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, and port taxes. (*Offers not combinable. See website for all terms and conditions)
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo travellers, it has introduced some great 'twin-for-sole occupancy' discounts. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin room, will pay no single-supplement on bookings made from 1st February 2017 until 1st March 2017. (on selected grades, subject to availability) Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

As part of a new "FUNomenal Group Sail" promotion, Carnival Cruise Line is reducing its initial deposit requirement by fifty percent for group bookings, as well as offering an enhanced free cruise berth program, through March 15, 2017.
Through the new promotion, deposits are reduced by fifty percent for group bookings on select sailings departing between August 15, 2017 and April 30, 2019.
In addition, Carnival is offering travel agents one free cruise berth for every 10 full fare guests berthed, compared to the line's current program of one free cruise berth for every 15 full fare guests berthed.
Group fares applicable to this promotion, which are available between now and March 15, 2017 begin at $229 for three- to five-day cruises and $459 for voyages of six days or longer. Certain restrictions apply.
Carnival Cruise Line

Celebrity Cruises has announced the first-ever trade loyalty program in North America for the cruise industry, called Celebrity Rewards. Through the incentive program, the company is inviting more than 85,000 eligible travel agents, in the U.S. and Canada, to receive rewards for every qualified bookings.
Travel agents who enroll in the program and register their Celebrity bookings can earn points and redeem the points for a reloadable gift card. For every qualified booking made on or after January 1, 2017, agents will receive 500 points, when travel agents have 2,500 points, they can redeem them for $25 placed on the reloadable gift card. Those that enroll in Celebrity Rewards today will receive a kick-off bonus incentive of 500 points.
To further incentivize Celebrity Cruises' valued travel partners, all ChoiceAir bookings during January and February 2017 will earn 500 bonus points.
Celebrity Cruises

In time for the 2017 "wave season," Crystal Cruises has added more itineraries to its Crystal Clear Choices promotion, running through March 31, 2017.
Due to the growing popularity of the promotion, Crystal has added more than a dozen 2018 sailings to the roster of voyages included. Nearly six dozen worldwide journeys aboard Crystal Symphony, Crystal Serenity, Crystal Esprit, and Crystal Mozart allow travelers to explore virtually any region of the globe. The "choices" available to travelers are: cruise fare savings of up to $1,000 per person, air credit of up to $1,100 per person, or shipboard credit of up to $1,250 per person.
Added 2018 voyages include Crystal Symphony's Northern and Western Europe itineraries, Crystal Serenity's Pacific Coast, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, and New England/Canada voyages, Crystal Esprit's yacht voyages in the Seychelles, and Crystal Mozart's Danube River sailings round-trip from Vienna.
Air credit option is valid only for bookings made via Crystal AirSea Program, which offers flight arrangements through more than 180 airports and major hubs in the U.S. and Canada, with frequent flyer options, seat assignments, and confirmations available to guests. The additional shipboard credits offered with the Crystal Clear Choices promotion can be used toward spa treatments, Crystal Adventures ashore, boutique purchases, and even Vintage Room dinners.
Promotional credits, savings and starting fares all based on double occupancy.
Crystal Cruises

Beginning in March 2018, Lindblad Expeditions' National Geographic Orion will sail a variety of one- and two-week itineraries to the South Pacific and French Polynesia, with stops in Fiji, the Cook Islands, Easter Island and more.
Orion will spend the 2018 spring and summer season (March through August) sailing five new itineraries that include: 18-day Easter Island to Tahiti; 16-day Tahiti to Marquesas; 16-day Cook Island to Fiji; 9-day French Polynesia; and 9-day Southern Line Islands with Moorea. Prices start from $7,690 per person and if you book by March 31, 2017, round-trip airfare from Los Angeles is complimentary.
These sailings include gratuities, drinks and the use of water sports gear like kayaks, paddleboards, snorkel gear, a glass bottom boat and even a SCUBA program that accommodates 24 passengers at one time with two dive masters.
Highlights of the voyages span from snorkeling a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve or the Pitcairn Islands to watching the ship navigate the lagoon at Rangiroa (one of the largest atolls in the world) to exploring the hidden waterfalls of the Marquesas island group or participating in cultural activities in Samoa.
Lindblad Expeditions

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