We’ve rounded up a few of the latest cruise deals through 2017, including European, South American and Far East sailings.
Abercrombie & Kent Provides Rich Savings on Luxury Cruise
Abercrombie & Kent’s Japan, Hong Kong & the Ryukyu Islands luxury expedition cruise, starting at $19,995 pp dbl, allows passengers to explore Japan’s rarely-visited Ryukyu Islands and the dynamic intersection of East and West in Taiwan and Hong Kong on a 16-day sailing that follows the arc of islands south from Osaka, spanning seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and diverse climate zones with unique flora and fauna. Phil Otterson, president of Abercrombie & Kent USA, as well as an expert expedition team, will also be on board the exclusively chartered L’Austral. Passengers can save $4,500 pp dbl on a Category 1-3 cabin when booked by Oct. 31, 2016, or save 75 percent off the published single supplement. One of the many benefits of traveling with A&K is the one to 12 guide-to-guest ratio. By allowing a maximum of 199 passengers aboard the 264-passenger vessel, guests have more opportunities for shore excursions. For more information, call (800) 554-7094 or visit abercrombiekent.com.
Kids Cruise Free with Australis
This December, children 17 and under cruise free aboard Australis on specific departures including the 3-night Discover Patagonia Route itinerary, departing Dec. 7, 14 and 21 with rates starting at $2,440 dbl in a Category A cabin, and the 4-night Tierra del Fuego Fjords Route itinerary, departing Dec. 10, 17 and 24 with rates starting at $2,957 dbl in a Category A cabin. This promotion includes one free cruise ticket for a child 17 or under, per adult. In order to take advantage of this offer guests must book by Oct. 31 and pay in full within 5 days after booking. For more information, call (877) 678-3772 or visit australis.com/site/en-us.
Azamara Club Cruises’ Double Upgrade Deal
Through Nov. 30, 2016, Azamara Club Cruises is offering new and returning cruisers exclusive savings on some of its most popular 2017 and 2018 voyages, including the option to enhance their onboard experience by receiving a complimentary double upgrade from a Club Interior to Club Veranda stateroom on select sailings from the Mediterranean to the Netherlands, Thailand and the Caribbean. Azamara’s passengers enjoy a longer time in ports thanks to overnight stays and night touring via the brand’s land discovery programs, which include Cruise Global, Eat Local and Private Journeys.
In addition, Azamara Club Cruises’ Le Club Voyage members have the opportunity to embark on the cruise line’s first-ever loyalty program cruise, a 10-night Arabian Gulf and Emirates voyage, from Oct. 24 through Nov. 3. The 2016 Le Club Voyage itinerary allows guests to experience Dubai’s over-the-top opulence at the Burj Al Arab hotel; visit the Gold Souk and the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa; ride deep into the fjords of the Musandam Peninsula; sip tea in Muscat at the elegant Al Bustan Palace Hotel; and go off-roading in the desert. For more information, call (877) 999-9553 or visit azamaraclubcruises.com.
Cunard’s Three for All Sale
Cunard is offering a Three for All sale on more than 170 voyages sailing between May 2017 and January 2018 on all three Cunard Queens—Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. The Three for All sale includes complimentary stateroom upgrades, complimentary gratuities and a $150 deposit discount. In addition, the Three for All promotion includes complimentary drinks in Princess and Queens Grill suites, featuring a personal butler, reserved dining for guests and a dedicated Grills concierge to orchestrate tee times, spa appointments, customized excursions and impromptu cocktail parties with other guests. The Three for All promotion is available through Dec. 1, 2016 on Transatlantic Crossings, starting at $1,099 pp; New England and Canada, starting at $1,349 pp; Caribbean, starting at $1,649 pp; Mediterranean, starting at $1,149 pp; Northern Europe, staring at $1,799 pp; and Iberia and Canary Island voyages, starting at $1,399 pp. For more information, call (800) 728-6273 or visit cunard.com.
International Expeditions December Discount
International Expeditions’ December discount allows travelers who are still finalizing their 2016 holiday plans to take advantage of rare discounts on two of International Expeditions’ small-ship cruises. Guests can save $750 pp off the December 22 and 29 Cuba Voyages, or $1,250 pp off on the December 16 or 30 cruises to the Peruvian Amazon. The 10-day Cuba cruise, starting at $5,249 pp, journeys from the island’s southern coast and through the lush Viñales Valley to Havana aboard the 46-passenger yacht, Panorama. Meanwhile, the 10-day Amazon cruise, starting at $3,548 pp, takes travelers deep into the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve to spot diverse wildlife, hike into the rainforest, and fish for piranha. For more information, call (800) 633-4734 or visit ietravel.com.