Seattle Visit & Alaska Cruise, 8 Nights, From $669
Spend a night in the Emerald City, then view glaciers and wildlife on a cruise through Southeast Alaska.
The Real Deal Seven nights in an inside cabin on the Norwegian Star, a 2,348-passenger ship that features a casino, three pools, and a beer garden. Cruise departs from Seattle, with ports of call including Ketchikan; Juneau; Skagway; Prince Rupert, British Columbia; and Vancouver, B.C. (for the Sept. 19 departure only). You'll also receive a one-night pre-cruise stay at the Red Roof Inn (or a similar hotel) in Seattle, complimentary airport-to-hotel and hotel-to-pier transfers, and a coupon book valid for certain onboard meals and activities (such as internet use and spa services). From $669 for an eight-night trip—plus government taxes and fees of up to $205.
When Sept. 16; add $100 for Sept. 2, 9; $160 for May 20, Aug. 26; $220 for Aug. 19; $230 for May 27; $250 for Aug. 12; $300 for Aug. 5; $320 for June 17, 24, July 1; $330 for June 3, 10, July 8; $390 for July 15, 22, 29.
The Fine Print The Sept. 16 departure disembarks in Vancouver, B.C.—travelers are responsible for their own transportation thereafter. All other departures return to Seattle. Does not include government taxes and fees of up to about $205. Based on double occupancy; the single supplement is from $669. Read these guidelines before booking any Real Deal.
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Contact CruiseCheap.com, 800/543-1915, cruisecheap.com.
Why It's A Deal You're paying $70 more than if you booked directly through Norwegian, but you're receiving over $450 in perks, including the hotel stay, the coupon book, and the convenience of port-to-hotel transfers.
More A variety of upgrades are available with this package: oceanview cabins start at $859, balcony cabins start at $1,099, and suites start at $1,299. For your pre-cruise stay, you can upgrade to the three-star Radisson Hotel Seattle Airport for $22.50 per person. Add on a Seattle city tour for a discounted rate of $39. This cruise can also be booked directly through Norwegian Cruise Line, without the pre-cruise hotel stay, hotel-to-pier transfer, or coupon book, for $599 (Sept. 17) and up. Norwegian Cruise Line, 866/234-7350, www2ncl.com.
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