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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.

Jeannine here from the Expedia CruiseShipCenters – Victoria with an incredible two day sale from Royal Caribbean


Friday, March 23, 2012

Hi there

it’s Jeannine here from the Expedia CruiseShipCenters –  Victoria.   How have you been?   Great to hear.

I am sending you this flyer about a incredible two day sale  that Royal Caribbean is having that would give you that dream honeymoon you are planning.  In case you don’t think a cruise would be suitable for a honeymoon here are three suggestions …

Caribbean – gorgeous azure waters, sultry sunshine and moonlight nights just right for lovers.

Alaska – landscape is breathtaking, mountain peaks snow covered even in summer, lush rainforests and crisp alpine lakes.  The sunsets are magical and the silence is exhilarating.

Europe – has it all – majestic fjords of Norway to seductive Mediterranean sun.  This is a destination for the romantic in all of us.  If you have a bit more time to spare Europe offers cobblestone villages  clinging to sides of craggy cliffs, some of the worlds most romantic cities, great art, food, music, architecture and the promise of fond memories to last a lifetime.

The ship itself can be a haven for a couple who long to spend quiet time together with good wine, table for two and spectacular moonlight nights, strolling arm-in-arm on deck or standing at the ships railing stargazing.  Romance abound in spacious elegant staterooms with balconies to enjoy a private dinner.

Shore excursions provide romantic and relaxation for example touring Old Quebec, State Theatre Ballet Troupe, Special bottles of Tuscan wine and many more.  A website that would be helpful to plan this even if you do NOT go cruising you can find some pretty exciting and reasonably prices tours to make that honeymoon just a little more special!!

To use the site just go to the top and click on “NEW ACCOUNT” – fill out the form and you will be emailed your “USER ID and Password.  You then will be able to choose some fabulous tours to make that honeymoon extra special.

Looking for more information on this – contact me by cell, email or even go to the website and look for even more specials.

Look forward to hearing from you.



Your Land & Sea  Dream Vacation Specialist


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