The Real Deal This cruise package includes round-trip air between New York and San Diego; one night at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego; seven nights in an interior cabin aboard Holland America Line's MS Zaandam, on a round-trip cruise from San Diego with stops in Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Cabo San Lucas; twenty meals (seven breakfasts, six lunches, and seven dinners); transfer from the hotel to port; from $1,069 per person including all air and hotel taxes and fees but not including $81 in cruise taxes and fees.
When Nov. 30, 2012 ($1,069); Nov. 9, 2012, Feb. 8, 2013 ($1,279); Mar. 1, 2013 ($1,339); Jan. 18, 2013 ($1,359); Mar. 22, 29, 2013 ($1,449); Dec. 28, 2012 ($1,689); Dec. 21, 2012 ($1,739).
Gateways New York City (from $1,069); add from $28 for Atlanta; add from $30 for Chicago; add from $40 for Dallas-Ft. Worth; add from $41 for Miami; add from $61 for Washington, D.C.
The Fine Print All air and hotel taxes and fees are included in the package price. Cruise taxes and fees from $81 are not included. Based on double occupancy; the single supplement is from $480. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
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Why It's a Deal November rates for an interior cabin on the six-night Mexican cruise aboard Holland American Line start at $699 per person. Add to that $275 for round-trip air between New York and San Diego (Frontier) and $107 per person for a night at Paradise Point Resort & Spa and you'd be paying $1,181 per person. For $12 less, this deal gets you the round-trip airfare, a night in San Diego, and the seven-night cruise—plus a transfer to the port.
More Additional pre- and post-cruise nights are available at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa from $83 per person, per night. Guests aboard the MS Vaandam can also upgrade to a verandah cabin from $600 additional per person.
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