Poseidon Expeditions Announces Summer 2021 Dates and Rates For Cruising to North Pole
Rates will not be increased to journey to the "Top of the World" with Poseidon Expeditions in the summer of 2021. Instead, rates will mirror those in 2020 for the same journey. Three departures are scheduled in July and August 2021 aboard the 128-passenger 50 Years of Victory, a nuclear-powered icebreaker.
The program began in 2001 and to date more than 4,600 polar adventurers have traveled north with Poseidon. Travel to 90¼ north latitude and the North Pole in 2021 will be on the following dates: July 10-22, July 21-Aug. 2, and Aug. 1-13.
Rates for these departures will mirror those for the summer of 2020. Early Bird discounted rates (for bookings confirmed before Oct. 31, 2020) start at $29,445 per person with the discount. In addition to not increasing prices from the 2020 season, Poseidon announced that gratuities for the crew and expedition team will now be included in the 2021 rates. Poseidon Expeditions
Princess Cruises has launched the 111-day Princess 2022 World Cruise. The 2022 World Cruise features 51 destinations, 29 countries and six continents, with two roundtrip options Ð from Ft. Lauderdale (5 January, 2020) or Los Angeles (19 January, 2020). Sailing on Island Princess, this epic voyage will feature the exclusive Princess MedallionClass Experience.
This world cruise will cross the equator twice, feature 11 late night calls including an overnight stay in Dubai, travel 34,000 nautical miles and visit 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Archaeological City of Petra from Aqaba and the historical city of Jerusalem. Port of calls include the Panama Canal, Bermuda, Puntarenas (Costa Rica), Barcelona, Rome, Monte Carlo, Athens, Suez Canal, Singapore, Bali, Fiordland National Park, Pago Pago, and two stops in Hawaii. Late night calls will be offered at destinations such as Malta, Genoa, Abu Dhabi, Sydney, Auckland and Mykonos.
Guests who book by 30 November, 2020 will receive benefits that include onboard credit of up to USD1,000 per stateroom and specialty dining. Past passengers will receive a saving of up to USD1,000 per person if they book by the same deadline. Cruise fares range from USD$20,999 per person for an inside cabin to USD$57,999 per person for a suite. Balcony cabins start at USD$29,999 per person. Cruise fares exclude gratuities and taxes. Princess Cruises
AmaWaterways unveiled its third annual Loyalty Appreciation Cruise 2021 lineup. Repeat guests, their traveling companions and those booking additional staterooms to travel with the past guest on the same departure will all be eligible to take advantage of AmaWaterways' exclusive loyalty savings and special events on a selection of sailings from August through December.
This includes the choice of special bonus savings in the form of free economy airfare, $1,000 off per person or a reduced 10 percent single supplement*.
The 2021 Loyalty Appreciation Cruises will provide returning guests with their choice of exclusive savings Ð all combinable with the benefits of AmaWaterways' past guest Privilege Rewards Program. Onboard celebrations are planned to ensure special recognition to returning guests, treating them to itinerary-exclusive events and unique excursions in various ports of call. *For terms and conditions and full details on AmaWaterways' Loyalty Appreciation Cruises, travel advisors and returning guests are invited to join the Facebook group or visit AmaWaterways.com/Loyalty/2021. AMAWaterways
Virgin Voyages announced details of a new, enticing commission structure designed specifically with its trusted travel advisors, affectionately known as First Mates in mind.
As Scarlet Lady prepares for her Maiden Voyage in April 2020, Virgin Voyages recognizes its global team of First Mates as a critical entry point to the collective success of the brand. Beginning Dec. 19, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2020 , Virgin Voyages will now offer additional opportunities for bonus commissions, including stackable rewards throughout the year.
In advance of the brands Maiden Voyage in April 2020, Virgin Voyages is offering robust bonus commissions on all new sailings, including stackable options that can be combined for maximum incentives of up to 16 percent. In addition to the "Perfect 10" percent commission structure and commitment to eliminating NCFs that are traditionally paid on everything sold pre-cruise, including taxes and fees, First Mates will be eligible for an additional 3 percent bonus on voyage fares for new bookings made from Dec. 19, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2020. As an added value, Virgin Voyages is offering another 3 percent of stackable bonus commission on new bookings for sailings that take place in April and May. To further exemplify this offer, Virgin Voyages encourages its First Mates and prospective partners to leverage their existing network of support through its dedicated sales team. Virgin Voyages - First Mates
Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced a new series of shorter, fully-crewed sailings for 2020/21, giving guests a chance to experience life on board an elegant clipper ship and to explore some of Europe's most beautiful, romantic and less visited ports.
5 nights, Portugal, Morocco, Gibraltar and Spain, 31st January 2021
Book before 31st January 2021 for a 20% saving off a magnificent 5 night sailing aboard the world's largest full-rigged clipper, Royal Clipper. 3 nights, Venice, Croatia and Slovenia, 9th June 2021
For bookings made by 31st January 2021 Star Clippers is offering a 10% saving off the sailing, bringing the price down to £742pp, to include all meals on board and port charges. Star Clippers Cruises
Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has included three maiden port calls within two round-trip sailings from Athens in July 2021, taking in the lesser known Greek islands of Symi, Chalki and Kastellorizo for the first time. The departures on board the company's head-turning flag-ship Royal Clipper embark in Athens on 20th and 27th July 2021 and for bookings made before 31st January 2021, include a 10% early booking discount, currently £1709pp for the seven night full board sailing. Star Clippers Cruises
Today (February 21, 2020), bookings open for the new AIDA Cruises catalog "HOME OF THE SMILE!" From March 2021 to April 2022, the 14 ships in AIDA's fleet will be taking guests to over 250 ports in 70 countries, on six continents.
Clever booking: Savings for those who book early
Those who book the AIDA PREMIUM rate by November 30, 2020 for 2021 summer cruises and by April 30, 2021, or June 30, 2021 for the 2021/2022 winter cruises can receive an Early Saver Plus discount up to 975 euros. Availability is limited and applies for the 1st and 2nd person occupying the stateroom. Further advantages of the AIDA PREMIUM rate include the choice of preferred stateroom, the AIDA Rail&Fly ticket, which can be used anywhere in Germany, two complimentary bottles of mineral water on board each day, and a 250-MB Internet package. AIDA Cruises
AmaWaterways announced a special offer inviting frontline heroes from around the world to enjoy a complimentary river cruise. As a gesture of the company's heartfelt appreciation for the selfless sacrifices made by so many amidst these unprecedented times, all medical professionals and first responders are eligible to receive a complimentary Future Cruise Certificate*, which can be used with one paying guest in the same stateroom.
The certificate may be redeemed for any AmaWaterways Europe or Asia sailing through December 31, 2021 for reservations made within 90 days of the sailing date.
*Frontline Heroes offers only applicable to active medical professionals (doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospital staff, lab technicians) and active first responders (Emergency Medical Services/paramedics) with valid ID. These limited time offers may be withdrawn at any time and are not combinable with any other promotions. See website for terms & conditions that may apply. AmaWaterways