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National Cruise Vacation Week 2013

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Cruise Week Deals
October is the best time to book your cruise for 2014. Plus we have many last minutes deals for this year. Traveline is offering cruise discounts for National Cruise Vacation Week, an exciting annual event showcasing the incredible choice, diversity, and value of cruise vacations.  We are providing you with exceptional deals and information on cruise vacations to every part of the world.This spectacular event begins on October 20, 2013 and will allow you to take advantage of exclusive offers and special promotions. Many of these deals are available for one week only, so don’t miss out! They include overall savings, discounted deposits, shipboard credits, stateroom upgrades, and much more.

AMA Waterways
$1000 off per stateroom & complimentary upgrade
Solo Travelers receive $500 off & free upgrade
$250 on board credit!


Avalon Waterways
Save up to $1300 per couple on select 2014 European River Cruises.


Azamara Club Cruises
Book any of our select 2014 Europe voyages and receive up to $500 per stateroom to spend onboard.


Celebrity Cruises
Save up to $250 onboard credit on all sailings 5 nights or greater to Alaska, Bermuda, the Caribbean and Europe from January 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015.


Crystal Cruises

All Inclusive 2013 & 2014 Europe and Asia Voyages with Savings of Up to $2500.

Virtuoso savings include:

  • Book by October 31, 2013 for savings up to $2,500 per person with all-inclusive amenities.

  • Ask your Traveline travel advisor about 2-for-1 airfare!

  • Voyager Club Amenities


Don’t miss out on these exceptional savings of up to 50% off exotic destinations – plus receive two bottles of wine and onboard credit of up to $200. Discover the wonders of Australia, Asia, the South Pacific and more by choosing a segment from 8 to 28 days. Hurry – this offer expires 15 November 2013.

Cunard also has their 4-IS-MORE offer which includes complimentary balcony upgrades, up to $300 per stateroom onboard credit and a reduced & refundable deposit.

Disney Cruise Line

$50 onboard credit per stateroom on a 3 or 4 night Bahamian cruise departing from Port Canaveral, Florida January 5 – May 29, 2014.


Holland America Line

During National Cruise Week take advantage of incredible values with up to $200 Shipboard Credit on select departures!14 Nights * China & Japan

ms Volendam

Departs March 17, 2014

Complimentary Virtuoso Exclusive:

Add a 3rd and/or 4th guest from only $599!

Virtuoso Oceanview fares from $1,699 per person based on double occupancy.

Exclusively for Virtuoso Guests
Virtuoso amenities vary by sailing and may include one or more of the following:

  • $25 shipboard credit per person and Pinnacle Grill dinner
  • $25 shipboard credit per person and chocolate-dipped strawberries
  • $50 shipboard credit per person  

Norwegian Cruise Line
Receive up to $250 onboard credit fleetwide, up to $500 onboard credit for CruiseTours in Europe, Hawaii and Alaska PLUS bonus onboard credit for all Norwegian Getaway sailings currently open for sale.

Oceania Cruises

2-for-1 Fares & Free Air Plus up to $3000 in Savings on select itineraries.Virtuoso savings include:

  • Including FREE Airfare

  • Pre-paid gratuities

  • 2-for-1 Cruise Fares

  • Early Booking Savings of $3,000 per stateroom

  • $300 Shipboard Credit per stateroom

  • Plus Unlimited Internet Package

Paul Gauguin Cruises

Receive Shipboard Credit of $100 per person on any cruise aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin or m/v Tere Moana. That’s on top of 50% off standard all-inclusive cruise fares on all sailings of both vessels plus included airfare from Los Angeles on all French Polynesia voyages of The Gauguin!Virtuoso Promotion includes:

  • $100 Shipboard credit per person

  • Includes roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles to Tahiti

  • Plus, third passenger sails free in same stateroom

Princess Cruises

Receive onboard value booklet per person worth up to $325 plus reduced deposits on select cruises.

Save up to $1000 per person with our private fares. Please contact your Traveline agent for applicable sailings.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Receive onboard ship credit of up to a $100 per qualifying stateroom for bookings made between October 20 – 25, 2013 and good for 7 night Caribbean sailings departing between June 1st and August 31, 2014



Holidays in Antarctica? Yes! with $1000 Virtuoso Onboard Credit per Suite on Seabourn Quest which departs December 11, 2013.

What’s Include:

  • Shipboard travel, all meals, alcohol, onboard entertainment

  • Virtuoso Exclusive: $1000 onboard credit per suite ($500 per person, 1st and 2nd guest).

SeaDream Yacht Club

Receive a $200 Virtuoso Spa Credit in The Caribbean, Amazon & Costa Rica.What’s Included

  • $200 per stateroom SEADREAM Spa Credit

  • Gratuities

  • Open bar with selected premium brands

  • Wine with lunch and dinner

  • Water toys and mountain bikes for shore-side exploration

  • Shore activities with the crew

Star Clippers

Save up to $150 onboard credit for Leeward Islands sailings.

Virtuoso savings of $75 per person, max $150 per cabin onboard credit. Book now through December 31, 2013.


Save up to $2,000 per couple on 2014 Europe Boutique River Cruises on Suites, Category 1 and 2 staterooms when paid in full.  Offer expires October 31, 2013.



Receive a $100 onboard credit per stateroom, plus from Oct 21-28, 2013 savings of up to 68% on selected sailings. Destinations on sale include popular itineraries in the Caribbean, Northern Europe, Greek Isles & Turkey, Panama Canal, Tahiti and more. Fares start at just $1,499 on selected sailings.Virtuoso promotion: Receive 2-for-1 Fares, plus 2 Free Hotel Nights on selected 2014 European voyages.

Please note that certain restrictions apply per cruise so contact Traveline for compete details!

Sail & Save With Holland America


Holland America

Save up to 50%

This is available on a nearly every product and across a multitude of sailings. With savings up to 50% off select cruise fares it makes it possible for more travelers to take a family cruise, an extended holiday or that once-in-a-lifetime trip at a very good value. Sail to world-wide destinations, unpacking only once and avoid the stress of ordinary travel while savoring the charm of an elegant, mid-sized ship. Example destinations and lead fares include:

  • Alaska cruises from $549
  • Alaska CruiseTours from $999
  • Asia from $799
  • Canada & New England from $499
  • Europe from $699
  • South America from $999


FREE or reduced cruise fares for 3rd/4th guests

Along with the savings up to 50%, FREE or reduced cruise fares for 3rd/4th guests is available on a nearly every product and across a multitude of sailings. This promotion offers friends and families the opportunity to experience world-wide destinations together at a tremendous value. Children can take full advantage of everything that Club HAL has to offer while teens can spend time in the Loft and the Oasis creating new and lasting friendships. Example total cruise fares for a family of 4 or 4 total guests by destination include:

  • Alaska cruises total for 4 guests from $1098  – FREE 3rd/4th guests!
  • Canada & New England total for 4 guests from $998  – FREE 3rd/4th guests!
  • Europe total for 4 guests from $1398  – FREE 3rd/4th guests!


FREE Hotel stays on select Canada & New England, Alaska Cruise & CruiseTour departures

Travelers looking for an extended vacation beyond their Holland America Line cruise can take advantage of FREE hotel stays on select Canada & New England,  Alaska cruises and Alaska CruiseTour itineraries with the purchase of a Suite. By adding extra days on land, travelers will have more time to explore these regions world known for their history and wilderness.

  • Roundtrip Seattle Alaska cruises enjoy a FREE overnight at the Northwest’s only AAA Five Diamond hotel – the Fairmont Olympic Hotel
  • The FREE hotel stay is also available in Vancouver for select sailings on the ms Zaandam, ms Amsterdam and ms Statendam
  • For the more adventuresome types taking an Alaska CruiseTour Y1-Y6, D1-D5 or D9, a FREE hotel stay is available in Vancouver, Fairbanks or Anchorage
  • Sailing to or from Canada & New England just got better with the opportunity for a FREE hotel stay in Québec City at the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac


NEWLY ADDED: Reduced Hotel stays on select Asia, South America & Transatlantic sailings

This offer was not included initially and has just been added today to select Asia, South America & Transatlantic sailings. Add a 2-Night pre or post hotel stay from as low as $199 per person! There are no category or promotional restrictions to this so it is applicable for all stateroom categories and all rate promotions. Space is limited so get your bookings in now. We will have an updated Sales flyer including this offer early next week. Offered cities include the following:

  • Asia: Hong Kong, Kobe (Osaka) & Vancouver
  • South America: Buenos Aires
  • Transatlantics: Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Barcelona & Rome

For more information or to book,

click here to contact Traveline

or call us at 1-888-700-TRIP.

Kids Sail Free on Holland America

Limited-time Special Offers
on Cruises to Europe
Prices starting from $649 per person

Take in the wonders of Europe this summer with Holland America Line. With elegant mid-sized ships and 138 years of expertise cruising Europe’s storied waters, Holland America Line offers an unparalleled experience.

And when you book now, you will receive FREE upgrades, Air Credit up to $500, or $200 Shipboard Credit in Suites and FREE Cruise fare for Children.

Bookings made between March 14 and 31, 2012 will receive:

  • FREE Upgrades*
  • Air Credit up to $500 OR $200 Shipboard Credit in Suites*
  • Free Cruise Fare for Children on Europe Cruises*
  • Pinnacle Grill Dinner and $25 per person shipboard credit on select sailings

Price is in U.S. dollars, per person, double occupancy, based on Eurodam 5/4/12, 7-day roundtrip Rome. *Upgrade offers are valid on select sailings and in select categories only. Air credit is based on Promo RY*. Air credit offer of up to $500 per stateroom ($250 per person) based on double occupancy with the purchase of Holland America Line Home City air is available for all U.S. and Canadian gateways and is only applicable to select 2012 Europe sailings with promos RH, LG, LI, FN, FL, PC, PD & PH. Air Credit is not combinable with Promo ZR* Shipboard Credit and not applicable for 3rd/4th passengers. Other promotional restrictions may apply. Additional fees for baggage and other charges may be directly assessed by airlines or airports. Once you are notified of your flight details, please check your airline’s website or contact your airline directly for information. The cost of a forced overnight if required, is not included. Transfers between the ship and airport are not included and may be purchased for an additional charge. Shipboard Credit (SBC) of $200 USD per stateroom offer based on Promo ZR*. Shipboard Credit offer is not combinable with other Shipboard Credit offers, Hotel Promotions or Air Credits. Shipboard Credits are in U.S. dollars, per stateroom based on double occupancy and apply to new bookings only. Shipboard credit offer applicable to Suite categories and higher and available on select 2012 Europe cruises. Shipboard Credit applicable to categories BC and higher on the ms Ryndam, ms Rotterdam, ms Maasdam, ms Volendam, ms Zaandam, ms Statendam & ms Prinsendam and categories SZ and higher on the ms Eurodam, ms Noordam, ms Zuiderdam & ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Third/Fourth Child (ages 17 and under) offer based on sharing a stateroom with 1st and 2nd guests and on select sailings, based on promo Z3. Adult 3rd/4th fares may vary. Government taxes and fees are applicable to all 3rd/4th offers. Ships’ Registry: The Netherlands Fares, schedules and Virtuoso exclusives are subject to change without notice. Space is limited, black-out dates and restrictions may apply. See your Virtuoso travel advisor for more details and applicable restrictions. Virtuoso is not responsible for any errors in pricing. The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo, SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL, WE ORCHESTRATE DREAMS and VOYAGER CLUB are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, © 2000. All rights reserved. Virtuoso CST #2069091-50 #360130 03/12

Collection of Europe Sales

We have just received a collection of exclusive sales going on right now in Europe. These special offers are only available through a Virtuoso adviser (which we are). From an Easter egg hunt in London to wine tastings in the Bordeaux region. 2-for-1 Cruise Fares in the Mediterranean or $500 Shipboard Credit & Free Air… there is sure to be a trip to inspire your next vacation.


Hunt for Easter Eggs in London!
51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences has thought of everything your family will love during this three-night Easter getaway. Stay in a superior two-bedroom suite, then venture out for complimentary trips to the ZSL London Zoo or London Sea Life Aquarium. Easter eggs and a Hamleys hamper for the children will be waiting in your room. Virtuoso two-bedroom suite rates FROM GBP 495 (approx. $789) per night (three-night min. stay). Available April 1 – 30, 2012.
Vintage Cruise for Wine Enthusiasts
This immersive wine cruise from Celebrity Cruise® visits Europe’s top wine regions – with overnights near Paris; in the Bordeaux region and Bilbao – and coddles you in the newly renovated style of Celebrity Constellation®. An array of winery tasting tours and grape harvesting experiences are included, as well as a $100 shipboard credit. Virtuoso fares FROM $1,399 per person. Departs September 19; October 1, 13 & 25, 2012. Book by March 31, 2012.
Art Deco London, with Free Room Upgrade
Step into a world of glamour and Art Deco elegance at Mayfair’s Claridge’s, a London hot spot for decades. Sip cocktails in Claridge’s Bar and enjoy the time-honored afternoon tea tradition. With your stay, receive a room upgrade upon arrival, if available; breakfast for two daily and a GBP 60 credit to spend in the bars, Foyer & Reading Room, room service or the Health Club and Spa. Contact your Virtuoso travel advisor for rates. Available throughout 2012.
Meet Japanese Chef Nobu Matsuhisa
Gourmands won’t want to miss this 12-day sailing from Crystal Cruises, from London to Rome, highlighting the best of the Mediterranean. World-famous chef Nobu Matsuhisa will give cooking instruction, take photos and mingle with guests, and personally prepare dishes at his restaurant, Silk Road, during this food-and-wine-themed cruise. Virtuoso rates FROM $3,955 per person. Crystal Serenity departs May 24, 2012; book by April 30, 2012.
Sail the Sea’s Most Sophisticated Cruise Line
Join the savvy travelers who already adore the Queen Elizabeth® for her rich décor and modern glamour as you sail roundtrip from London en route to Gibraltar, Sardinia, Rome, Florence, Monte Carlo and Barcelona. Cunard® Line will gift Virtuoso guests with up to $300 in shipboard credit, as well as a tray of chocolate-covered strawberries. Virtuoso rates FROM $3,995 per person. Departs May 23, 2012.
Mediterranean Enchantment, with $25 Credit
Spend 10 beautiful days sailing the Mediterranean with Holland America Line this fall, cruising from Rome to Florence, Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Naples and more. For a treat, listen to the iPod® self-guided tour of the complete ms Noordam art collection while onboard. Our guests receive a $25 shipboard credit and chocolate-dipped strawberries. Virtuoso rates FROM $1,899 per person, double occupancy. Departs September 5, 2012.
Decadence on Paris’s Left Bank
There are just 28 rooms and suites at the residence-style Hotel Esprit Saint Germain, making it a sumptuous and intimate hideaway. Wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres, brimming with cafés and boutiques, then return for wine and cheese in your room, compliments of Virtuoso. Includes roundtrip airport transfers, breakfast daily and much more. Virtuoso rates FROM EUR 1,440 (approx. $1,935) per room for three nights, double occupancy. Available through May 31, 2012.
Treat the Family to Spring in Prague
Springtime is Prague’s loveliest season, making it the perfect moment to whisk the family away for a sophisticated and cultural getaway at Mandarin Oriental, Prague – plus, your second room is 50% off! Paint Easter eggs, take a funicular ride or visit one of the top ten zoos in the world. Virtuoso rates FROM EUR 155 (approx. $208) per night in second room, including breakfast. Available April 1 – 30, 2012.
2-for-1 Cruise Fares in the Mediterranean
Join Virtuoso Voyager Club® and Oceania Cruises on a 10-day cruise from Athens to Barcelona, with an overnight in Florence. In addition to 2-for-1 fares, free airfare and $3,000 in savings, early bookers are also eligible for a $999 business class air upgrade. Includes a private shore event, pre-paid gratuities and cocktail party. Virtuoso fares FROM $3,135 per person. Marina departs May 2, 2012.
All-Inclusive Greek Isles & Croatia
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has included everything, no exceptions, for this week-long foray from Athens to Turkey. Call today for 2-for-1 fares, bonus savings of $3,000 per suite, free roundtrip air (free business class air for guests in Penthouses or higher category), free unlimited shore excursions, free luxury hotel packages, Virtuoso Voyager Club® events and more. Virtuoso fares FROM $5,924 per person. Seven Seas Mariner departs July 20, 2012; book by March 31, 2012.
$500 Shipboard Credit & Free Air
Savor the freedom of all-inclusive cruising and your oceanview suite with Silversea this summer, sailing seven days from Istanbul to Athens aboard Silver Spirit. A Virtuoso Voyager Club® host will accompany you at a private cocktail party and exclusive shore event. Enjoy the distinctive atmosphere and $500 per suite shipboard credit as you sail with a well-traveled, international clientele. Virtuoso Vista Suite fares FROM $4,499 per person. Departs June 25, 2012.

All offers may not be available in all markets. All prices shown are per person, based on double occupancy, in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices converted from the supplier’s local currency are based on the current exchange rate at the time of printing. Fares do not include taxes or other fees unless otherwise stated. While every care is taken to ensure accuracy, fares, schedules, Virtuoso exclusives, Virtuoso Voyager Club events and amenities are subject to availability, blackout dates, international currency fluctuations, and may change without notice. Virtuoso Voyager Club events require a minimum/maximum number of participants and may not be combinable with other offers. Space is limited and other restrictions may apply. See your Virtuoso travel advisor for more details and applicable restrictions. Virtuoso assumes no responsibility for the presentation confirmed within, including errors in pricing. The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo, SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL, WE ORCHESTRATE DREAMS, VOYAGER CLUB, and RETURN ON LIFE are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, ©2000. All rights reserved. CST#2069091-50 351203 03/12

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