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Featured Cruises: From Rio de Janeiro, Ft. Lauderdale, Anchorage and Long Beach – December 14, 2016

Featured Destination: Valencia, Spain

Upcoming cruises to Valencia

March 22, 2017: Norwegian Spirit – 10 Night Western Mediterranean from Barcelona, Spain
April 13, 2017: Silver Spirit – 9 Night Western Mediterranean from Lisbon, Portugal
April 15, 2017: Oosterdam – 14 Night Mediterranean Glamour and Gems of Spain from Barcelona, Spain
April 22, 2017: Oosterdam – 7 Night Gems of Spain from Barcelona, Spain
April 22, 2017: Oosterdam – 19 Night Gems of the Mediterranean from Barcelona, Spain

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Featured Cruises for November 23, 2016: Navigator of the Seas, Zaandam, Carnival Sensation, Noordam and AmaPrima

Departing Today

Navigator of the Seas – Royal Caribbean
4 Night Western Caribbean
Departing from: Miami, Florida
Visiting: Cozumel, Mexico


Departing in 90 Days: February 21, 2017

ZaandamHolland America Line
14 Night South America Passage
Departing from: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Visiting: Montevideo, Uruguay; Port Stanley, Falkland Islands; Cruise Strait Of Magellan; Cruise Cockburn Channel; Cruise Glacier Alley; Cruise Beagle Channel; Punta Arenas, Chile; Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina; Cruise Cape Horn; Cruise Canal Sarmiento; Cruise Chilean Fjords; Puerto Montt, Chile… View more


Departing in 6 Months: May 22, 2017

Carnival SensationCarnival Cruise Lines
5 Night Western Caribbean
Departing from: Miami, Florida
Visiting: Ocho Rios, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman


Departing in 9 Months: August 20, 2017

NoordamHolland America Line
7 Night Glacier Discovery Southbound
Departing from: Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
Visiting: Cruise Glacier Bay National Park; Haines, Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; Ketchikan, Alaska; Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska; Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia


Departing in 1 Year: November 23, 2017

AmaPrimaAmaWaterways
7 Night Christmas Markets on the Rhine
Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
Visiting: Breisach Am Rhine, Germany; Strasbourg, France; Speyer (Heidelberg), Germany; Cruise Rhine Gorge; Rudesheim, Germany; Koblenz, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cruise Ships to Vancouver

Cruises to Vancouver are most often northbound from the US west coast or southbound from Alaska. It’s also the most popular starting point for cruises to Alaska.

  1. Coral Princess – from San Pedro (Los Angeles), California
  2. Island Princess – from San Pedro (Los Angeles), California
  3. Zaandam – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  4. Star Princess – from San Pedro (Los Angeles), California
  5. Noordam – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  6. Radiance of the Seas – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  7. Celebrity Millennium – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  8. Silver Shadow – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  9. Norwegian Sun – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  10. Seven Seas Mariner – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  11. Amsterdam – from Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida
  12. Emerald Princess – from Seattle, Washington
  13. Ruby Princess – from Seattle, Washington
  14. Celebrity Solstice – from Seattle, Washington
  15. Crystal Serenity – from Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska

Featured Cruises for November 8, 2016: Silver Wind, Independence of the Seas, Carnival Valor, Star Princess and Crown Princess

Departing Today

Silver Wind – Silversea Cruises
7 Night Italy/France/Spain
Departing from: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Visiting: Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy; Monte Carlo, Monaco; Ajaccio, Corsica, France; Mahon (Mao), Menorca, Balearic Islands; Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands; Barcelona, Spain


Departing in 90 Days: February 6, 2017

Independence of the SeasRoyal Caribbean
5 Night Western Caribbean
Departing from: Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida
Visiting: Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island); Falmouth, Jamaica


Departing in 6 Months: May 7, 2017

Carnival ValorCarnival Cruise Lines
4 Night Bahamas
Departing from: Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida
Visiting: Freeport, Grand Bahama Island; Nassau, Bahamas


Departing in 9 Months: August 5, 2017

Star PrincessPrincess Cruises
7 Night Voyage Of The Glaciers Southbound
Departing from: Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska
Visiting: Cruise Hubbard Glacier; Cruise Glacier Bay National Park; Skagway, Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; Ketchikan, Alaska; Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia


Departing in 1 Year: November 8, 2017

Crown PrincessPrincess Cruises
5 Night Eastern Caribbean Getaway
Departing from: Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida
Visiting: Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic; Grand Turk Island, Turks & Caicos

Cruise Ships to Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is a popular and spectacular stop on cruises to Alaska. It stretches over 75 miles from Yukon, Canada to Disappointment Bay in Alaska. It’s the kind of thing you expect to see on a cruise to Alaska, hardly a disappointment.

  1. Celebrity Infinity – from Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
  2. Silver Shadow – from Vancouver (Ballantyne Pier), Canada
  3. Radiance of the Seas – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  4. Celebrity Millennium – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  5. Norwegian Sun – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  6. Seven Seas Mariner – from Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
  7. Amsterdam – from Seattle, Washington
  8. Star Princess – from Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska
  9. Island Princess – from Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska
  10. Coral Princess – from Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska
  11. Regatta – from Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
  12. Crystal Serenity – from Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
  13. Celebrity Solstice – from Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
  14. Seven Seas Navigator – from Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia
  15. Disney Wonder – from Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

Be Victorious On Carnival or Radiant On The Seas with Today’s Featured Cruises

Departing Today

Carnival Victory
3 Night Bahamas
Departing from: Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida
Visiting: Nassau, Bahamas

More Cruises Sailing Thursday September 1st:
Viking Odin11 Night Cities Of Light Eastbound
Seabourn Sojourn7 Night Yachtsmans Mediterranean
Viking Idun11 Night Cities Of Light Westbound
Harmony of the Seas7 Night Western Mediterranean
Avalon Artistry II7 Night Canals Vineyards and Paris Northbound


Departing in 30 Days – October 1, 2016

Paul Gauguin
7 Night Tahiti and Society Islands
Departing from: Papeete, Tahiti
Visiting: Huahine, French Polynesia; Taha’A, Society Islands; Bora Bora, French Polynesia; Moorea, French Polynesia

More Cruises Sailing Saturday October 1st:
Vision of the Seas7 Night Eastern Mediterranean
Avalon Poetry II7 Night Burgundy and Provence Southbound
Navigator of the Seas14 Night Canaries and North Africa
Pride of America7 Night Hawaii
Disney Fantasy7 Night Western Caribbean


Departing in 90 Days – November 30, 2016

Zuiderdam
11 Night Panama Canal Sunfarer
Departing from: Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida
Visiting: Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Cruiseline Private Island); Oranjestad, Aruba; Willemstad, Curacao; Cartagena, Colombia; Cruise Panama Canal And Gatun Lake; Exit Panama Canal At Cristobal; Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal); Cruise Gatun Lake And Panama Canal; Enter Panama Canal At Cristobal; Colon, Panama; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

More Cruises Sailing Wednesday November 30th:
Royal Princess20 Night Caribbean Explorer
Royal Princess10 Night Eastern Caribbean Voyager
AmaCerto7 Night Christmas Markets on the Rhine Northbound
Wind Surf9 Night Classic Caribbean
Voyager of the Seas13 Night South Pacific and Fiji


Departing in 6 months – February 28, 2017

Volendam
14 Night China and Japan
Departing from: Hong Kong
Visiting: Shanghai, China; Incheon (Seoul). South Korea; Xingang (Beijing), China; Jeju City, Jeju-Do, (Cheju-Do), South Korea; Nagasaki, Japan; Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

More Cruises Sailing Tuesday February 28th:
Noordam14 Night New Zealand Discovery
Diamond Princess11 Night Malaysia and Thailand
Island Princess15 Night Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean
Diamond Princess4 Night Malaysia
Royal Princess20 Night Caribbean Explorer


Departing in 1 year – September 1, 2017

Radiance of the Seas
7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Southbound
Departing from: Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
Visiting: Cruise Hubbard Glacier; Juneau, Alaska; Skagway, Alaska; Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska; Ketchikan, Alaska; Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska; Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

More Cruises Sailing Friday September 1st:
Viking Astrild9 Night Elegant Elbe Westbound
Viking Vili14 Night Grand European Tour Eastbound
Norwegian Dawn7 Night Bermuda
Viking Eir7 Night Rhine Getaway Southbound
Riviera7 Night Mediterranean Havens

12 Night Cruises from Savona, Costa Fascinosa Cruises and More

Featured Cruises: August 29, 2016

Departing Today

Norwegian Sun
14 Night Alaska
Departing from: Seward (Anchorage), Alaska
Visiting: Cruise Hubbard Glacier; Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; Cruise Sawyer Glacier; Skagway, Alaska; Ketchikan, Alaska; Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska; Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia; Cruise Glacier Bay National Park

More Cruises Sailing Monday August 29th:
Disney Dream4 Night Bahamas
Empress of the Seas5 Night Key West and Cozumel
AmaPrima7 Night Melodies of the Danube
Carnival Ecstasy5 Night Bahamas
Azamara Journey11 Night Greek Isles and Adriatic


Departing in 30 Days – September 28, 2016

Costa neoClassica
12 Night Ancient Greece
Departing from: Savona (Genoa), Italy
Visiting: Naples, Italy; Kalamata, Greece; Nafplion (Nauplion), Greece; Volos, Greece; Piraeus (Athens), Greece; Trapani, Sicily, Italy; Marseille (Provence), France

More Cruises Sailing Wednesday September 28th:
Oosterdam24 Night Dream Of The Mediterranean
Viking Delling7 Night Lyon and Provence Southbound
Norwegian Star14 Night Western Europe Southbound
Emerald Princess41 Night Four Continents Grand Adventure
River Empress7 Night Castles Along the Rhine


Departing in 90 Days – November 27, 2016

Costa Fascinosa
5 Night Spain and Baleric Islands
Departing from: Barcelona, Spain
Visiting: Valencia, Spain; Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands; Savona (Genoa), Italy

More Cruises Sailing Sunday November 27th:
Celebrity Xpedition7 Night Galapagos Islands Outer Loop
Regal Princess7 Night Eastern Caribbean
Viking Vidar9 Night Switzerland To The North Sea
AmaSerena7 Night Christmas Markets on the Danube Westbound
Norwegian Jade7 Night Western Caribbean


Departing in 6 months – February 25, 2017

Carnival Vista
8 Night Eastern Caribbean
Departing from: Miami, Florida
Visiting: Grand Turk Island, Turks & Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Basseterre, St. Kitts; Philipsburg, St. Maarten

More Cruises Sailing Saturday February 25th:
Silver Galapagos7 Night North Central Galapagos
Paul Gauguin11 Night Cook Islands and Society Islands
Celebrity Millennium14 Night Southeast Asia Immersion
Carnival Fantasy5 Night Western Caribbean
Carnival Elation5 Night Bahamas


Departing in 1 year – August 29, 2017

Silver Discoverer
18 Night Around the Sea of Okhotsk
Departing from: Otaru (Sapporo), Japan
Visiting: Korsakov, Sakhalin Island, Russian Federation; Piltun Lagoon, Sakhalin Island, Russian Federation; Iony Island, Russian Federation; Cruise Shantar Islands; Malminskie Islands & Fedora Bay, Russian Federation; Okhotsk, Russian Federation; Talan Island & Zavyalov Island, Russian Federation; Utkholok Peninsula, Kamchatka, Russian Federation; Utashud Island, Russian Federation; Petropavlovsk, Russian Federation; Atlasov, Kuril Islands, Russian Federation; Matua, Kuril Islands, Russian Federation… View more

More Cruises Sailing Tuesday August 29th:
Regal Princess25 Night Northern Europe Grand Adventure
Brilliance of the Seas12 Night Mediterranean Venice
Avalon Creativity7 Night Paris to Normandy
Regal Princess11 Night Scandinavia and Russia
Queen Mary 29 Night Transatlantic Crossing Fashion Week

Featured Cruise: 7 Night Alaska Cruises

There are cruises that include days of nothing but water out your window and then there are cruises that a voyage full of never-ending scenery – like the popular week-long cruises that travel along Alaska’s southeastern coast.  There’s still some time to take an Alaska cruise this year or you can get a head-start on planning for next year.

These seven day Alaska cruises are available out of Seattle, Vancouver, Seward and Whittier.  Some are round-trips while others are one-way, providing quite a few options for where to start and what you’ll see at sea.

celebrity-solstice-alaskaVancouver, British Columbia, Canada is the busiest port offering cruises to Alaska.  Holland America, Celebrity, Disney, Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess all sail 7 nights to Alaska from Vancouver starting in early May through mid-September.  Vancouver is one of North America’s prettiest cities and you’ll find plenty of interesting stuff to see and do if you decide to extend your visit before or after your cruise.

Close behind Vancouver in terms of Alaska cruise popularity is Seattle.  It’s another very vibrant place and well worth a couple of days – at least – to take in what northwestern Washington has to offer.  Most Alaska cruises from Seattle are round-trip and include visits to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and other scenic spots on Alaska’s “Inside Passage”.

Copyright 2004 Alsek Technologies, Inc.Less well-known are the cruises that start in Alaska and end in Vancouver.  Whittier, Alaska is a very (very) small town on the western end of the Passage Canal off of Prince William Sound.  Starting your cruise from Whittier gives you the opportunity to see much more of Alaska in your week.  It’s located about about 60 miles southeast of Anchorage.  You’ll fly into Anchorage and then take train or bus to Whittier.  There are guided bus tours available that make the trip much more interesting than just a bus ride from point A to point B.  There are also 14-night round-trip cruises from Whittier on NCL’s Norwegian Sun that take you to Vancouver and back.

Located at the northern end of Resurrection Bay and Kenali Fjords National Park, Seward is the other spot in Alaska from where you can take a seven night cruise.  All of the cruises out of Seward are one-way to Vancouver.   They include visits to Hubbard Glacier or Glacier Bay before following a path similar to the round-trip cruises out of Vancouver.  Anchorage is again the closest city with a major airport – and a very memorable 130-mile bus ride from Seward.

In addition to the complete schedule of 7-night Alaska cruises, TheCruiseNexus.com also has information about longer 10-night, 11-night, 12-night, and 14-night voyages.