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Sunday, December 07, 2008

Travel Direct Corporation, announced their 5th Annual "Salute To America's Finest" promotion. Military,Teacher,Firefighter,Police, Save on Cruises

Travel Direct Corporation, today announced their 5th Annual "Salute To America's Finest" promotion. Travel Direct's cruise travel consumer web site is offering over 150 special Community Appreciation Fares with cruise vacations priced from as low as $449.00 for Teachers, Firefighters, EMT's, Police Officers and Active Military. (including US Coast Guards, Merchant Marines, National Guard & Reservists).

The promotion is valid for selected cruises booked between December 15, 2008 - May 15, 2009.

These special fares are offered for over 150 select sailings of Holland America Line, Carnival and Royal Caribbean to Alaska, the Caribbean, Canada & New England, South America, Europe, Hawaii, Mexico, South America and Antarctica. Cruises vary in length from 7 to 28 days.

"In these most difficult economic times, Cruise Direct Online's 5th Annual "Salute To America's Finest" sale recognizing that those that serve America deserve a great vacation at a great price, now more than ever" noted, Marty Trencher, Managing Director of Travel Direct. "With the economy in recession, there might be no better and cheaper time to cruise, as cruise companies cut rates and lower fees such as eliminating fuel surcharges. Trencher added.

Here is an example of how much Teachers, Firefighters, Police Officers and Active Military personnel can save:

7 Night Alaska Glacier Discovery via Glacier Bay Vancouver to Seward, May 10, 2009 on the Statendam was $649. Community Appreciation Fare: $449 Brochure price $1,544.Regular Savings up to 58%, now up to 69% off brochure price!

Reservations are available by calling the company at 800.365.1445. Additional Information about their Community Appreciation Fares can be found at

To qualify for the Community Appreciation Fares guests must show proof of employment as a teacher by supplying Teacher's Certification, union card or letter from principal on school letterhead with deposit. Firefighters, Police Officers and all branches of active military (including US Coast Guards, Merchant Marines, National Guard & Reservists) must show proof of eligibility by faxing a copy of official ID. Must be able to show ID at pier upon request.

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