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popularized modern cruising. The Carnival Glory takes you to popular spectacular fall foliage, this autumn cruise makes it even easier to Multiple Destinations, U.S. from $1,849 (quad) Denmark
Multiple Hotels, 7 Nights — Explore some of the country’s most • Little Mermaid statue – Endlessly pining, the tragic fairy-tale figure
islands like Key West and Cozumel as well as up-and-coming ports of call appreciate nature’s splendor – the price includes an oceanview cabin! En
breathtaking National Parks. In addition to first-class accommodations for watches for her prince from her perch in Copenhagen’s harbor.
in Belize and Progreso, Mexico. Two days at sea allow ample opportunity route to your final stop in Fort Lauderdale, you’ll visit scenic and historic
four, transportation via deluxe motorcoach and breakfast and dinner daily, • Odense – This 1,000-year-old city was the birthplace of Hans Christian
to explore “Fun Ship” trademarks such as four pools, a 214-foot waterslide, places like Corner Brook in Newfoundland and Boston.
this package features sightseeing tours of the Grand Canyon, Lake Andersen, author of “The Little Mermaid” and other beloved fairy tales.
the casino and Spa Carnival.
Powell’s Rainbow Bridge, Bryce Canyon and more! Airport transfers are • Tivoli Gardens – Copenhagen’s landmark amusement park thrills visitors
included and children under 13 receive a $200 discount. with rides, parades, concerts, gardens and eateries galore.
Departs 9/24/05. Call today to save over $1,200!
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• Fjords – These magnificent waterways, sculpted by glaciers eons ago,
stud the Norwegian coast with breathtaking scenery.
European Flair, Caribbean Sun • Kon-Tiki Museum – The exploits of archeologist Thor Heyerdahl are
South Coast, Jamaica from $599 chronicled with exhibits including the famed Kon-Tiki raft he sailed from
Get In the Spirit! from $769 Fabulous Fjords from $1,250 Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa, 3 Nights — This All-Inclusive Peru to Polynesia in 1947.
vacation provides the best of both worlds: unparalleled luxury and • Lom Stave Church– Built in the distinctively Norwegian stave style, this
Alaska, departs Seattle Norway, departs Amsterdam incredible value. Old World style meets the colorful Caribbean in a 50-acre wooden church dates to the Middle Ages.
Norwegian Spirit, 7 Nights — With eight restaurants, eleven bars and Century, 7 Nights — View the grandeur of the Norwegian countryside resort boasting Sandals’ famed amenities: all meals and snacks in seven
lounges, four hot tubs, a state-of-the-art-fitness center and onboard shops, from an equally impressive ship! One of the finest ships in the Celebrity restaurants, all beverages, watersports, land sports and daily Sweden
you’ll find almost as much to do on the ship as in the exciting ports of fleet, the Century offers sumptuous dining, elegant décor, a full slate of entertainment. Round-trip transfers and hotel taxes and service also are • Riddarholm Church – Stockholm’s second-oldest place of worship was
call, which include Ketchikan, the state capital of Juneau, a cruise past the activities and entertainment and an itinerary that takes in magnificent fjords included. built in the 13th century and serves as the royal burial place.
majestic Sawyer Glacier, Skagway, and Prince Rupert in British Columbia. along with calls in Flam, Olden, Alesund and Bergen. • Skansen – This open-air museum features 150 buildings peopled by
Valid for select travel dates through 12/26/05.* artisans demonstrating lifestyles of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Departs 8/27/05. Departs 8/13/05. *Blackout dates, peak travel and holiday surcharges apply. • Stockholm City Hall – This imposing lakefront building is the setting of
Explore Alaska and save over 55%! Enjoy Europe at savings over $1,100! the annual Nobel Prize Banquet.
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Tahitian Princess, 10 Nights
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Departures 7/3/05 and 7/23/05
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The Splendor of Europe!
A L L U R I N G
7 N I G H T S Splendour Itinerary
Western of the Seas
Departs Barcelona Saturday . . . . . . . . . .Barcelona,Spain
FROM 1,219 Sails: 9/3/05 and 9/10/05
Sunday . . . . . . . . . . .Marseille,France
Monday . . . . . . . . . .Villefranche (Nice),France
odyssey to the arts Alaska, departs Seward
and culture of Tuesday . . . . . . . . . . .Livorno (Florence/Pisa),Italy
Mediterranean from $930
Europe, from Wednesday . . . . . . .Civitavecchia (Rome),Italy
Marseille’s ancient Thursday . . . . . . . . .Naples,Italy
Old Port to the Summit, 7 Nights Itinerary
Renaissance Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . .At Sea
Saturday . . . . . . . . . .Barcelona,Spain Who says tackling the wild frontier can’t be Friday . . . . . . . . . .Seward, Alaska
Florence to the
ruins of ancient Saturday . . . . . . .Hubbard Glacier (Cruising)
Rome. an exercise in elegance? Choose Celebrity
Sunday . . . . . . . .Juneau, Alaska
for your Alaskan voyage and let their famed
Monday . . . . . . . .Skagway, Alaska
Tuesday . . . . . . . .Icy Strait Point, Alaska
5-star service and amenities make this an Wednesday . . . .Ketchikan, Alaska
Thursday . . . . . .Inside Passage (Cruising)
experience you’ll never forget. Friday . . . . . . . . .Vancouver, British Columbia
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Gems of the Baltic
Northern Europe, departs Copenhagen Departures 8/19, 8/29, 9/8/05
from $1,799 Itinerary
Westerdam, 10 Nights – A harmonious blend of old and new
Day 1. . . . . . Cruising the Baltic Sea
Day 2. . . . . . Tallinn, Estonia
awaits on this grand European voyage, where both the itinerary Day 3. . . . . . St. Petersburg/Moscow
and the ship offer an intriguing blend of classical touches and Day 4. . . . . . St. Petersburg/Moscow
Day 5. . . . . . Helsinki, Finland
Day 6. . . . . . Stockholm, Sweden &
scenic cruising Stockholm Archipelago
Day 7. . . . . . Visby, Sweden
Day 8. . . . . . Warnemunde/Berlin, Germany
Day 9. . . . . . At Sea & Arhus, Denmark
Day 10 . . . . . Copenhagen, Denmark
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A Vacation less ordinary
Monday ...........Los Angeles,California
Tuesday ..........San Diego,California
Thursday..........Cabo San Lucas,Mexico
Friday ..............At Sea
Luxury on the High Seas Monday ...........At Sea
Tuesday ..........Puntarenas,Costa Rica
Mediterranean, departs Málaga I t i n e ra r y Wind Surf, 7 Nights – Relive the Golden Wednesday......At Sea
departs Los Angeles from $3,998
Age of sailing on an intimate ship offering Thursday..........Panama Canal
from $1,495 Sunday
Cruising Strait of Gibraltar all the creature comforts, from the
Seven Seas Navigator, 14 Nights
Surround yourself with opulence as Friday ..............San Andrés Island,Colombia
Tuesday Casablanca, Morrocco WindSpa’s body- and soul-soothing you enjoy 2 blissful weeks exploring
Wednesday Safi, Morocco treatments to complimentary watersports Mexico and the Caribbean aboard
one of the poshest ships afloat, the Sunday ............At Sea
Thursday At Sea to fine dining in two restaurants.
all-suite Seven Seas Navigator. Monday ...........Fort Lauderdale,Florida
Friday Cádiz, Spain
Saturday Portimao, Portugal Sails 11/6/05 *Includes air from any of RSSC’s 86 gateways.
Sails 12/5/05 Free Air!*
Sunday Lisbon, Portugal
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Ideal for a long weekend, this 3-night package
lets you enjoy the best of Mexico’s desirable
Baja region from a luxury beachfront resort on
the Sea of Cortez.
Tropical Indulge in an All-Inclusive escape to Punta Cana in the sunny
Dominican Republic! Situated along a sparkling stretch of
Caribbean coastline, the Sunscape offers all the amenities you
expect from a deluxe resort, made even sweeter with this
• Round-trip air from Miami
Temptations unbeatable package, which includes:
• Round-trip air* from seven cities
• All meals and snacks
• All drinks Air Inclu Los Cabos, Mexico from $725
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
• Accommodations for 7 nights
Sunscape The Beach, 7 Nights from $799 • All meals, drinks and snacks
• Watersports and other activities
• Nightly entertainment
Valid for select travel dates
• Hotel taxes and service • Hotel taxes and service through 6/30/05.
*Includes air from Miami (MIA).
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Take a 7-Day Weekend! Turn a weekend getaway into
a weeklong vacation with
Club Med’s All-Inclusive 7-Day
V o y a g e of Discovery!
Weekend package, featuring Baltic Sea and Russia, departs Stockholm, Sweden
deluxe accommodations, fine
Marco Polo, 8 Nights — Survey Northern Europe from the decks of the well-
dining, an open bar, appointed Marco Polo, and follow up your Baltic cruise with a 2-night stay in the
complimentary activities, German capital of Berlin!
entertainment and more!
Day 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stockholm, Sweden
Day 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stockholm, Sweden
Day 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Petersburg, Russia
Day 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . St. Petersburg, Russia
Day 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cruise Gulf of Finland
Day 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Riga, Latvia
Bora Bora, French Polynesia . . . . . . . . . . .from $765
Cancún, Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .from $720
Day 7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cruise Baltic Sea
Caravelle, Guadeloupe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .from $630 Day 8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany
Columbus Isle, Bahamas . . . . . . . . . . . . .from $840
Valid for select travel dates through 10/28/05, excluding 6/18-9/2/05.
Ixtapa, Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .from $630
Call your GTI Vacation Specialist at (888) 796-9249. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic . . . . . .from $690
Sandpiper, Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .from $690
Turkoise, Turks & Caicos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .from $750
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Prices do not include airfare. Prices available for a limited time only, subject to capacity control and may increase at any time. Prices may vary based on actual date of departure and gateway and are not combinable with
Baltic Sea and Russia from $1,599
any other promotion or offer. Holiday blackouts may apply. Prices are person, double occupancy, superior room and are for new, individual bookings only. Adult prices apply to all guests 16 years and older. For Cancún and
Turkoise, all guests must be 18 years and older. Club Med memberships of $55 per adult and $25 per child are additional. Other restrictions apply, including cancellation/change fees. Not responsible for errors or omissions.
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Departing Honolulu 12/10/05
Saturday Honolulu, Oahu
Sunday Hilo, Hawaii
Monday Kahului, Maui
Tuesday Kahului, Maui
Wednesday Kona, Hawaii
Thursday Nawiliwili, Kauai
Friday Nawiliwili, Kauai
Hawaii — 7 Nights Saturday Honolulu, Oahu
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From the natural wonders of the Big Island to the undiscovered
treasures on Kauai, you’ll delight in sailing on NCL’s brand-new
Pride of America, a state-of-the-art ship designed especially
for island-hopping through Hawaii.
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