Azamara Canadian @Par Offer

LONGER STAYS. MORE OVERNIGHTS. NIGHT TOURING.
THE FREEDOM TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN OFFER
REIMAGINE HOW YOU EAT, DRINK AND HAVE FUN IN 2016

AZAMARA wants you aboard the voyage for those who love travel! Not only will Azamara Club Cruises® take you to the most celebrated destinations on Earth, but on their mid-size ships, you’ll also go to less-traveled ports, enjoy scenic rivers and waterways that are off-limits to big cruise lines, and sail to the doorstep of great cities like Seville, Hong Kong, and Bordeaux. It all adds up to a richer travel experience…and it gets even better with our concept of Destination Immersion®.
Azamara is having a Canadian @ Par Promotion – FEBRUARY 22ND – 29TH , 2016 with sailings to Mediterranean, Italy, Greek Isles and London so that you can experience this incredible cruise ship and all of the “catch phrases” that really do come true.

During this week you will get these incredible offers …
? Canadian guests can buy the applicable voyages at USD prices but in CAD. With today’s exchange rate, this represents significant savings:
? Example: A USD 5,000 voyage would at current exchange rate is CAD 7,042. However, Canadians will be able to buy this cruise for CAD 5,000.
? In essence, the CAD pricing has been lowered by approximately 30%. (This is approx. actual % to be determined.

Click on the link for more information – https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/95eb0729-f9eb-4de9-9f3f-28fe7fe09341
This is a fabulous sale that you don’t want to miss out on so call me / email immediately to make your booking as these will be gone before you know it!!

Canada/New England Cruise

Cruising has become more than just a way to go on holiday, it has become a way of life. Cruises are gaining popularity every day. And with an estimated passenger carried set to exceed 23 million by 2015, people will continue to line up for a chance to cruise the open sea.
You are probably familiar with the more popular cruises to areas such as Hawaii, the Caribbean, and even the Mediterranean. How much do you know about Canadian/New England cruises that are packed with endless natural beauty, history, and culture? Here are the four reasons why you should make your next cruise a Canadian/New England destination:

1. The History and Culture
There are so many cities full of history. Boston has museums, art galleries, and numerous historical sties. You can retrace the route of Paul Revere’s Ride, view the restored Boston Tea Party ships, and take a stroll through Boston’s Public gardens.
If you are looking for something a little farther north you can visit Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital. This beautiful city is home to Canada’s Museum of Immigration, Pier 21, and the Museum of the Atlantic (home to a collection of Titanic memorabilia).

2. The Climate
Believe it not, one of the best aspects of a Canadian/New England Cruise is the weather. Sure, the Caribbean has scorching heat and endless sunshine, but that can get old after a while.
The summer months are beautiful in New England and Canada, and you may even see some seals off the coast ofPrince Edward Island during summer months. However, where else can you see leaf-peeping on a boat? Lay back with a glass of wine and enjoy a romantic evening watching the leaves change along the coast line.
The Canada/New England cruise season is from May to October, with most ships embarking in August and September.

3. Location, Location, Location!
These cruises are filled with nonstop fun destinations. Here are just a few cities you can visit on a typical Canadian/New England Cruise:
Newport, R.I.: This former playground of the rich and famous is loaded with decadent mansions of the Guilded Age. You can visit the Stroll Newport’s famous Cliff Walk, a breathtaking 3.5-mile path among the rocky coastline.

Bar Harbor, Maine: “Bah Hahba,” as the natives call it, is home to Acadia National park, 47,633 acres of rocky shores, forested mountains and towering cliffs. This was the first park founded east of the Mississippi.

Quebec City: You don’t have to go to France to get a taste of the culture! You can visit sites like the Palace Royale, a picturesque plaza that is something to write home about. Brush up on your French as you visit Montmorency falls, which is higher than Niagara and less crowded.

4. You Will Want to Come Back
Between the untainted landscapes, vast history, and endless lobster you will find yourself longing to come back for another visit. If you plan to extend your stay, you can get a Canadian Boating License and explore the northern coasts to your hearts content.

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Cruise to Alaska – Now is the Time to Go!!

Do You Dream of Going to Alaska?

Alaska & Midnight Sun

“There are things that are done in the midnight sun by the men who moil for gold. The Arctic trails have their tales that would make your blood run cold”….Robert Service

Maybe not the “last frontier” but a land of history, mystery, adventure, and fun.

“How does one get to Alaska?”
I have been asked. Many want to go by train. But the train doesn’t go north and south from Canada to Alaska. It does run from Whittier to Fairbanks, east and west. So, what are our options?

Go to Alaska by Cruise Lines
There are a number of large ships and a few smaller ships that go from San Francisco, Seattle or Vancouver, BC. Let’s talk about each of these:

Go To Alaska from Seattle
Many ships are now doing this route round trip to the Glaciers and back in 7 nights. Because of the old Jones Act, they have to make a stop in a foreign port – usually Victoria or Prince Rupert, Canada-for a few hours the last night. These ships must go at least one direction outside the Passage. The water can be rough and you miss the most beautiful part of the trip.

From Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
7 nights to the Glaciers and back. The most ideal because you get the inside passage. This route has very narrow channels with majestic mountains. You just watch for hours as the ship winds it’s way past small villages, sometimes dolphins and often whales.

From Vancouver, BC to Seward or Whittier, Alaska or reverse for 7 nights and fly one way. This way you get more glaciers, plus you can add on a land tour to Denali Park or even on up to Fairbanks before or after the cruise. This is the most ideal especially if you will only go once in your lifetime, which is doubtful. Once you see this magnificent place, you will want to go back.

Then there are some small ship companies doing cruises out of Juneau, Alaska. This is a wonderful way to get up close with nature. No big ship amenities, no dress codes. Only amazing sites along the way.

Call me to help you on your way to an amazing adventure.