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Thursday, November 08, 2012

Special Veterans Week Long Sale Including Free Balcony Upgrades and Onboard Credit.

Princess Cruises Offers Special Veterans Week Long Sale

Cruise Deals on More than 100 Sailings Including Free Balcony Upgrades and Onboard Credit.
(November 7, 2012) – Princess Cruises and Cruise Direct Online are marking Veterans Day with a special week-long sale starting today. Through November 12, more than 120 cruise vacations to Europe, Hawaii and Asia feature savings, including a free balcony upgrade plus up to $100 free onboard spending money.

Itineraries on sale include some of the line’s most popular European routes, including the Greek Isles, Scandinavia & Russia, the British Isles, and even the Mediterranean aboard the new Royal Princess. Hawaii cruises and Asia sailings are also included in the sale.

In addition to special fares, passengers booking balcony staterooms or above will receive an onboard credit of $50 (cruises up to nine days) or $100 (for sailings 10 days or longer), and those booking interior or oceanview staterooms can get credits of $25 (cruises up to nine days) to $50 (cruises 10 days or longer).

Cruise departures run from January through July 2013. More information about the cruise sale and pricing can be found at
Examples of the special cruise deals include:

  ●   Hawaiian Island cruise – 14 days: $1,694 balcony (was $2,690); $1,094 interior (was $1,790)

  ●   Greek Isles cruise – 12 days: $2,479 balcony (was $3,109); $1,779 interior (was $2,129)

  ●   Scandinavia & Russia cruise – 11 days: $2,639 balcony (was $3,039); $1,939 interior (was $2,139)

  ●   British Isles cruise – 12 days: $2,694 balcony (was $3,094); $1,994 interior (was $2,194)

  ●   Grand Mediterranean cruise – 12 days: $3,189 balcony (was $3,469); $2,189 interior (was $2,389)

  ●   Japan cruise – 9 days: $1,989 balcony (was $2,715); $1,639 interior (was $1,715)

In addition to the Veterans Day Sale, Princess is also reminding passengers that the line offers a special onboard credit program with benefits for active military members and veterans. This credit of up to $250 (depending upon the length of the cruise) is available year round, and can be combined with the credit available through the Veterans Day Sale. Past passengers who have qualified for retired or veteran-status Military Personnel Benefits on previous sailings will no longer be required to resubmit requests for future voyages, but will have this discount automatically applied to their booking.

All cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy and now include government fees and taxes. The Veterans Day Sale runs from 12:01 a.m. PDT on Wednesday, November 7 through 11:59 p.m. PDT on Monday, November 12, 2012 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through this professional travel agent, Cruise Direct Online by calling 800.365.1445, or by visiting the company's website at

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