TAKE THE FAMILY ON THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME DURING THE JULY 2018 SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
Escape winter and cruise to amazing destinations with your loved ones during the July school holidays. We’ve picked out all the cruises during that time and priced them for triple or quad share. So get away and leave the entertainment, cooking and cleaning up to the experts.
AMERICAN QUEEN STEAMBOAT COMPANY – Limited Time Offer – Fares from US$899
Welcome 2018 with a journey that you will not forget, a journey through authentic America. Step aboard and experience elegant amenities, gracious service and unforgettable experiences.
AQUA EXPEDITIONS – Special Offers on Last Minute Departures
Spoil yourself to a Luxury Cruise on the Mekong or Amazon and Aqua Expeditions will spoil you with some exclusive offers, including upgrades, onboard credit or a massage!
AQUA EXPEDITIONS – Savings on Select Departures in 2018 on the Aqua Mekong
Journey through Cambodia and Vietnam and experience the vibrant culture, history and cuisines of Southeast Asia on a Luxury Mekong River Cruise. Cruise between 27 April 2018 and 14 August 2018 and you could Save up to US$2,940*pp!!
AQUA EXPEDITIONS – Secrets of Indochina: Bespoke Luxury Tour Through Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand
Special Package Offer for Aqua Mekong Cruises From/To Siem Reap in 2017 & 2018: Aqua Mekong, Soneva Kiri Resort & The Siam Hotel
Aqua Expeditions are partnering with the 5-star luxury Thai island resort, Soneva Kiri, and the luxury hotel, The Siam, in Bangkok to offer guests an exclusive “land, water and air” package applicable on Aqua Mekong cruises sailing to and from Siem Reap on selected dates in 2017 & 2018.
CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE – Amazing Cruise Fares on Carnival Horizon’s Inaugural Season in Europe
Cruise aboard Carnival’s brand new ship around the Mediterranean from as little as NZ$1,085pp for 7 days!
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Close-to-Home Voyages with Stateroom Upgrades
Auckland Return and Auckland to Sydney voyages with complimentary upgrades from Interior to Oceanview staterooms! Don’t miss out, these popular sailings will fill fast!
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – View & Verandah: Move Up, Get More – Upgrade Event
Book select 2018-2019 Cruises or Land+Sea Journeys and receive stateroom upgrades, up to US$500 onboard spending money and up to 10% off select shore excursions. PLUS book a suite and receive prepaid gratuities!
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – AU$999 Europe Return Air Offer
Book a Lanai or above stateroom and receive AU$999 return airfare on select 2018 Europe sailings! Plus, receive View & Verandah offers including stateroom upgrades, onboard spending money and more!
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Grand World Voyage Early Booking Offers Valued up to US$5,100pp
113-Day Grand World Voyage on ms Amsterdam departing January 22, 2019, roundtrip Fort Lauderdale.
Set out on a full circumnavigation of the globe. From ancient villages to world capitals, tropical jungles to sweeping plains, elephants to penguins, explore it all in elegant comfort.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Grand South America Voyage Early Booking Offers Valued up to US$3,800pp
80-Day Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage on ms Prinsendam departing January 4, 2019, roundtrip Fort Lauderdale
Surround yourself with intoxicating flavours, rhythms and scenery as you circle the continent. Outstanding overnights include Lima, the city of kings, marvelous Rio de Janiero and the Paris of the tropics, Manaus.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage Early Booking Offers Valued up to US$3,900pp
82-Day Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage on ms Amsterdam departing September 30, 2018, roundtrip Los Angeles
Explore vibrant Hong Kong and the Far East in elegant comfort. Discover the scenery and spirituality of Lantau Island – Hong Kong’s largest outlying island. And visit Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery, home to the world’s largest bronze Buddha statue.
NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE – Free at Sea on 7-Day Hawaii Cruises
Choose from five free offers now up to US$2,700 in Value! Choose from:
1. One night hotel pre-cruise
2. Pre-paid service charges
3. Free specialty dining package
4. US$50 per port shore excursion credit
5. Friends & family sail at a reduced rate
Bonus offer for suites: Receive all five free offers!
NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE – Free at Sea – Now up to US$2,800 in Value!
Choose where you want to cruise then choose one, two or five free offers from:
1. Free beverage package
2. Free specialty dining package
3. US$50 per port shore excursion credit
4. Free WiFi (250 minutes)
5. Friends & family sail at a reduced rate
OCEANIA CRUISES – Extend Your Stay with Pre or Post Rocky Mountaineer Land Tours
Discover the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies and the incredible wonders of Banff and Vancouver, on a unique five-day land tour. Travel in the comfort of the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer, an award-winning train that brings you an ever-changing and astounding panorama of river canyons, glaciers, meadows and forests. Extend your stay with us on our Rocky Mountaineer Pre or Post Cruise Land Programme and make your 2018 Alaska voyage the trip of a lifetime.
PANDAW RIVER ADVENTURES – Enjoy No Single Supplement on Many Departures in 2017-19
The demographic of the solo traveller has changed dramatically over the past ten years. Pandaw has tailored several of its expeditions in response to this growing demand from independent explorers, offering adventure on the Irrawaddy, the Chindwin and the Mekong, within the secure environment of a small group of like-minded people. Often penalised with high single supplements, Pandaw look after their guests travelling alone by offering a cabin for single use at no additional cost on many river routes.
PANDAW RIVER ADVENTURES – Latest Promotions
Pandaw operate their own luxury small ship river expeditions on the Mekong River through Vietnam and Cambodia; the Red River and Halong Bay in Vietnam; Laos, China and Thailand on the Upper Mekong; the Irrawaddy & Chindwin rivers in Burma as well as coastal expeditions to the Mergui Archipelago. The Pandaw experience is all about exploring remote and often hard-to-navigate rivers and coasts in specially-designed luxury small ships. Each ship, hand-crafted in brass and teak, is an object of beauty in itself. A Pandaw adventure is very different from that offered on an ocean-going cruise. The ships are small scale, and the atmosphere is informal, and very friendly. Check out their latest offers!
PANDAW RIVER ADVENTURES – Family Friendly Cruises: Under 18’s Travel for FREE
A special opportunity to share an educational family adventure during school holidays next year. Explore Asia in the comfort of a Pandaw vessel including daily excursions, full board, local drinks, cultural performances, movie nights and free mountain bikes to explore rural villages, temples and countryside. Pandaw is introducing a Family Promotion during school breaks!
First cabin: Two adults pay full price
Second cabin: One or two children between the ages of 5 and 18 travel for free
QUARK EXPEDITIONS – Antarctica 2018-19 Early Booking Bonus
Quark have released their early booking offer for the Antarctic 2018.19 season. Keep an eye out for the special interest voyages they’ve flagged for the season, as indicated in the flyer by helpful icons beside the expedition name. Exciting programmes are planned, like photography workshops, special guests from the worlds of penguinology and environmental science, and the inaugural polar voyage of the new ship: World Explorer. Check out their fantastic voyages that combine great benefits with exceptional value.
QUARK EXPEDITIONS – Antarctic 2017.18 Offers
The first ships leave for Antarctica in less than a week. Space is still available on many departures, but limited and disappearing fast. Quark Expeditions have some fantastic, last minute offers with discounts up to 30% off on Antarctica. Don’t miss this opportunity to book the trip of a lifetime!
SUMMARY OF CURRENT PROMOTIONS AND OFFERS
A regular update of the latest cruise news, offers and promotions available from the cruise lines Francis Travel Marketing represents.
AQUA EXPEDITIONS – Luxury Cruises on the World’s Greatest Rivers
Learn about Aqua Expedition’s luxury cruises on the Amazon River, Mekong River from the leader in adventure travel cruises on the worlds greatest rivers.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Stunning New Itineraries for Canada & New England 2019
ms Rotterdam will be sailing a 24- & 31- night voyage taking in Canada & New England PLUS stopping at Greenland and up to Iceland with 1-night extended stay in Reykjavik. These sailings are already filling up, so be quick!
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Celebrate Oprah’s Year of Adventure with Holland America Line
Part of the exclusive partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine includes four inspirational journeys with activities that reflect the magazine’s uplifting philosophy. Plus, there are three more adventures featuring guest appearances from the SuperSoul 100 – inspirational thought leaders and visionaries.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Half Moon Cay Celebrating 20 Years
THE ULTIMATE PRIVATE SANCTUARY! For two decades Holland America Line’s award-winning private island in the Caribbean has been delighting guests with its perfect crescent beach and an astonishing array of activities. Now, as Half Moon Cay marks its 20th anniversary in 2017, this little piece of paradise proves that it’s only getting better with age.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Welcome to EXC In-Depth Voyages
Your Journey, Your Passion….. Holland America Line have created an innovative and customised approach to cruising. EXC In-Depth Voyages offer guests a choice of six different options or “themes” for an in-depth exploration of the people, places and cultures they’ll visit, including: Photography – Food, Wine & Spirits – Active Exploration – Nature and Science – History and Perspective – Arts and Culture.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Announcing America’s Test Kitchen Feature Cruises.
One of the newest features on Holland America Line is America’s Test Kitchen programming, where guests can learn recipes and techniques for making delectable dishes, watch live cooking shows and attend hands-on workshops
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Introducing ms Nieuw Statendam
Holland America Line’s newest Pinnacle-class ship, Nieuw Statendam is preparing to make her debut! A sister ship to ms Koningsdam, this spectacular new vessel combines classic style with contemporary appointments, engaging new experiences and carefully crafted itineraries. Book your stateroom now and join us during her inaugural season, starting 5 December 2018.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – Alaska Cruise Itineraries 2018
NOW ON SALE! Time to look at Alaska 2018! Alaska is so popular, guests need to book early to get the sailing and stateroom they desire. This product guide gives you a great insight into the 2018 programme – what’s new, notable changes, port information and Journeys Ashore.
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – CUBA!!!
Holland America Line’s newest destination…. Cuba! Choose from 7-, 11- & 12-day roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale cruises commencing December 2017 through April 2018.
NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE – Discover Norwegian’s Hawai’i
Find out for yourself why Porthole Cruise Magazine has voted NCL “Best Hawai’i Itinerary” for 12 years in a row!! No one lets you capture the pure spirit and soul of Hawai’i like Norwegian Cruise Line. Visiting four islands in seven days, you’ll stay overnight in Maui and Kaua’i and you’re on an island every day with plenty of time to explore.
PONANT YACHT CRUISES & EXPEDITIONS – The World’s First Luxury Icebreaker
Reach the Geographic North Pole, complete an Arctic Ocean crossing, discover Greenland’s extreme North East or probe the icy wilderness of Antarctica…beginning in 2021, PONANT will be taking guests in the footsteps of the great polar explorers aboard a next-generation luxury icebreaker—the first of its kind in the world of cruising.
With a refined onboard ambiance and luxury services—never before available in the far extremes of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres—with the new icebreaker vessel PONANT provides not just cruises, but true expedition polar odysseys.
Also a very first in the cruising world, the first electric hybrid cruise icebreaker, with LNG propulsion, the PONANT Icebreaker, reaffirms PONANTs place as the world leader in luxury polar expeditions.
REGENT SEVEN SEAS CRUISES – The World’s Most Luxurious Fleet
True Luxury begins at the foundations, with spacious yet intimate ships adorned with the finest furnishings, and continues up until your head touches the breathlessly soft pillows after a day of enlightening onshore experiences and delectable cuisine. The most inclusive luxury experience:
- Unlimited Shore Excursions
- Unlimited Drinks, including fine wines & premium spirits
- Speciality Restaurants
- Wifi access onboard
- Pre-Paid Gratuities
- 1-Night Hotel Package from Concierge Suites
- 3-Night Land Programme on select voyages
WINDSTAR CRUISES – Pre- & Post- Land Tours for Asia
Before or after you set sail on a Windstar voyage in Asia, seize your opportunity to dive deeper into the sights, sounds, and cultures of this captivating region. Walk a section of the Great Wall of China, the largest man-made structure ever built. Step back in history, basked in sunrise at Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll the gardens of the glimmering ancient Kinkakuji Temple, also known as the Golden Pavilion.
Windstar Land Tours are carefully curated to provide an authentic, culturally immersive experience, with a knowledgeable, local guide as your host. Tours are available before or after more than 20 Asia departure dates on 12 itineraries, all timed to coordinate seamlessly with the sailing schedule.