If you’re a cruise fanatic, you’ve definitely heard about it. And we hope you’ve checked out the really awesome cruise deals we’ve posted. But are you wondering – what exactly is National Cruise Vacation Week? Not to worry! We have the details on the best cruise sale of the year!
“The World’s Largest Cruise Sale” runs from October 17-23, 2011 (right now!). There are 25 cruise line members of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and over 5,000 travel agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada who have teamed up for National Cruise Vacation Week (NCVW). CLIA member lines represent over 95 percent of the North American cruise industry. Thousands of sailings in the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, Canada/New England, the Panama Canal, South America, Australia and the South Pacific, and more will be on sale during this time period.
What does this all mean to you, the cruiser? It means now is the time to book! You have the opportunity to cash in on potential savings of $100 to $2,000 in some cases, credits for shipboard spending valued at up to $450, upgrades to suite accommodations, or other incentives such as complimentary shore excursions, deposit waivers and more. Cruising has always been considered a great value when it comes to vacationing and during NCVW, it gets even better!
As a CLIA certified business, DiscountCruises.com has access to savings from the partnered cruise lines. And in honor of the big National Cruise Vacation Week industry-wide event, DiscountCruises.com launched Cruise Mania 2011. We wanted to celebrate and share these savings with you. But, we didn’t think one week was long enough. So, our Cruise Mania sale is on for TWO WEEKS! Book by October 29th to steal the deals.
Here’s a complete list of the cruise lines participating in Cruise Mania: AmaWaterways, Avalon Waterways, Azamara Club Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, and Viking River Cruises.
Have a look at the National Cruise Vacation Week deals on our special Cruise Mania portion of the site. Feel free to give our Cruise Experts a call to learn more and book your sailing: 1.800.276.3140.