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Time to Double Up and Cruise!


Who doesn’t like to save money on vacations?  Now is your chance to not only save, but to also get some bonuses.  There are two offers that you will qualify for with Royal Caribbean cruise bookings made between now and April 13, 2016.

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For sailings on or after May 5, 2016, excluding China departures, you will get 50% off the second guest in the same stateroom.  Additionally, you will receive 25% off for the 3rd and 4th guests in the same cabin.  If you book an oceanview or higher on many sailings, the first and second guests will receive FREE pre-paid gratuities (in the form of any onboard credit).  Finally, if you are booking a new deployment sailing departing on or after May 1, 2017, you may be eligible for a free upgrade within stateroom types.

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Who wants even more?  You are not a tourist. And this is not a cruise. For seven days only, book with us and enjoy an exclusive bonus on top of the current promotion. Courtesy of Travel On A Dream, take advantage of 50% reduced deposits and up to $50 onboard credit on any sailing — even Royal Caribbean’s newest ships.  Come Seek the Royal Caribbean®.  Book between April 7 and April 14, 2016.  Balconies and suites will receive $50 per stateroom and Interior and ocean view will receive $25 per stateroom.  This offer is only available when you book through Travel On A Dream.

Both of these offers are IN ADDITION to our current incentives as well!  So what are you waiting for?  Request your Royal Caribbean Cruise quote today!

Terms for BOGO Saver – *Cruise must be booked April 4-April 13, 2016 (“Offer Period”). Offer applies to all sailings on or after May 5, 2016, excluding China departures. Offer includes 50% off cruise fare of second guest who must be booked in the same stateroom as a first guest who books at full fare (“BOGO”). Offer also includes 25% cruise fare savings for 3rd and 4th guests booked in the same stateroom as the first two qualifying guests. Additionally, offer includes pre-paid gratuities in oceanview categories and above for the first and second guests in the stateroom for all eligible products excluding Alaska, Asia, China, Transatlantic and Repositioning sailings. Pre-paid gratuities will be applied as an onboard credit (“OBC”), and includes  stateroom, waiter, assistant waiter and head waiter gratuities in the amount suggested by Royal Caribbean guidelines. OBC will be applied automatically at time of booking to all eligible reservations and displayed as per person amounts for the first and second guests, totaling the gratuity value. OBC is in USD, has no cash value, is non-transferable, not redeemable for cash. In addition, for eligible newly deployed sailings that depart on or after May 1, 2017, the Offer includes a Free Upgrade within the stateroom meta-category (for example from a D8 to a D1, interior to interior, or ocean view to ocean view). Free Upgrade refers to booking a stateroom for the price of the lowest available category within the same stateroom meta-category type. Upgrade is subject to stateroom availability at time of booking. Upgrade offer excludes Panoramic, Family, and Suite staterooms. All other charges, including, but not limited to, taxes, fees and port expenses, are additional and apply to all guests. BOGO does not apply to third and higher occupancy guests. BOGO is combinable with adjoining Pre-Paid Gratuities, 25% Savings, New Deployment Upgrade Offer, NextCruise Offer, Crown & Anchor discounts and Shareholder Benefits. Pre-paid Gratuities are not combinable with Crown & Anchor discounts and Shareholder Benefits. BOGO and 25% Savings are not combinable with restricted rates (for example, Seniors, Residents, Military). Pre-Paid Gratuities are combinable with restricted rates (for example, Seniors, Residents, Military) as well as NextCruise offers. Offer is not combinable with any other offer or promotion, including, but not limited to, Standard Group, Interline, Travel Agent, Travel Agent Friends and Family, Weekly Sales Events, and Net Rates. After the Offer Period, the Offer will be removed from the booking if the guest cancels and reinstates the booking or rebooks into a new booking on the same ship and sail date, applies a fare change, or changes the ship or sail date of the booking; certain other changes to the booking may also result in removal of the Offer. Offer applies to new, individual and named group bookings confirmed at prevailing rates. Individual reservations may be transferred into an existing group, assuming required criteria are met, though full deposit will be required at time of transfer. Failure to apply the required full deposit amount may result in the cancellation of the booking. Offer available to residents of United States and Canada. Prices and Offer are subject to availability and change without notice, capacity controlled, and may be withdrawn at any time. Refer to www.royalcaribbean.com for complete terms and conditions. Royal Caribbean International reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update fares, fees and surcharges at any time without prior notice. ©2016 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Ships registry: The Bahamas.

Terms for reduced deposit and OBC offer – Cruise must be booked during the designated offer period. Offer applies to all sailings departing outside of final payment and is applicable to all itineraries, excluding China departures.  Offer includes a 50% reduced deposit and a per stateroom onboard credit [“OBC”] in the amount of $50 for balcony/suite accommodations and $25 for interior/ocean view accommodations. OBC will be applied to eligible bookings within 10 days and will not appear on booking invoices until this point. The onboard folio will reflect the OBC as a per person amount on guests one and two, totaling the per stateroom value. Booking confirmations will not reflect the reduced deposit amount due. Individual reservations can be transferred into an existing group, assuming required criteria are met, though full deposit will be required at time of transfer. Failure to apply the required full deposit amount may result in the cancellation of the booking. After the offer period, the offer will be removed from the booking if the guest cancels and reinstates the booking or rebooks into a new booking on the same ship and sail date, applies a fare change, or changes the ship or sail date of the booking; certain other changes to the booking may also result in removal of the offer. Offer applies to new, individual and named group bookings confirmed at prevailing rates. All unrestricted and select restricted promotions can be combined with this offer. Offer cannot be applied to deep discount promotions, off-tariff price promos, or special programs such as, Net rates, Book Rates, Going, Going, Gone Sales events, WOW Sales, Individual Incentive rates, Gross fares, Interline, Friends & Family discounts, Travel Agent fares, Crown & Anchor, Shareholder benefits, NextCruise offers and benefits, etc. One offer per stateroom. Offer available to residents of United States and Canada. Offer subject to availability and change without notice, capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Features vary by ship. ©2016 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Ships’ registry: The Bahamas. 15048406 • 2/26/2016

Gearing Up for New Year!

In less than six days we will be saying “Goodbye” to 2011 and “Hello” to 2012!  To celebrate, we are seeing a number of specials from different cruise lines.

Norwegian Cruise Line already has their Wave promotion in full swing.  This week, they are offering extra onboard credits, 50% off deposits and an e-coupon book for future sailings.  Seven night sailings have a deposit of only $125 per person and the deposits are refundable up until the final payment date in most cases so you have nothing to lose!

Royal Caribbean is offering a new special each day, but you need to act on them quick!  Each deal lasts only 24 hours.  We receive notification of the deal at midnight EST and then you have until 11:59 pm EST to book or it’s gone!  This is their Countdown to the New Year Sale.  Today, you can receive up to $50 onboard credit on sailings to the Bahamas and Caribbean Getaways before April 30, 2012.  Restrictions apply and time is limited so contact us right away to get yours!

Remember, in most cases you will still qualify for our onboard credit promotion in addition to the promotions offered from cruise lines.  Come visit us at Travel On A Dream today!

Black Friday Sale with NCL!

Travel On A Dream and Norwegian Cruise Line will be offering great onboard credits as well as reduced deposits for Norwegian Cruise Line cruises booked from November 23-29.  Extra onboard credits of up to $250 (in addition to the regular onboard credit you get for booking with ToaD) and half deposits will be offered on virtually every Norwegian Cruise Line booking!

Now’s the time to start thinking about Christmas gifts for the family, Spring Break trips for next year, or that family reunion cruise you’ve been thinking about!

Norwegian Cruise Line is the home of Freestyle Cruising – where you’re free to do “whatever”!  Restrictions may apply.  Please quest a quote at http://travelonadream.com, contact Rhonda at rhonda@travelonadream.com, or any of our other agents, for pricing and availability.

Royal Caribbean’s Annual WOW Sale!

Over the last couple weeks we have had quite a few blogs on Royal Caribbean, now we have a sale!

Royal Caribbean is having their annual WOW Sale, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 4-5! If you’re thinking of taking a Royal Caribbean cruise in 2012 or 2013, NOW is the time to book! In addition to the great onboard credit that you always get from Travel On A Dream, you will also receive an extra onboard credit from Royal Caribbean, up to $200! And, they are also offering 50% deposits!

Keep in mind — only sailings that are booked and deposited on Tuesday or Wednesday will be eligible for the additional onboard credit and half deposit.

Please contact me at Rhonda@travelonadream.com or one of our agents as soon as possible, so we can get you on our list to provide a quote!

Cruise Happy, Plus a Bonus!

We mentioned earlier this week that you could book your 2012 and 2013 Norwegian Cruise Lines and get some bonuses – up to a 4 category upgrade, up to $100 onboard credit and reduced deposit.  We now have even better news!

Earlier this year, “Undercover Boss” did a show with the president of Norwegian Cruise Lines.  It was a fun episode showing us some behind the scenes looks at the Norwegian Epic and Pride of America. If you missed the show, it will be re-airing on Sunday, July 17.  To celebrate this, from July 16 through July 18 only, if you book any 2012-2013 cruise on NCL, you can receive up to $200 onboard credit!  And again, that can be combined with Travel On A Dream’s loyalty program.  While our phones will be off this weekend, we will be checking voice mail and email and will get back to you right away to book this offer.  http://travelonadream.com.

Amazing 3-Day Sale from Cunard July 6-8, 2011

We are seeing some incredible rates on 12 night Mediterranean sailings between August 28, 2011 and November 8, 2011 on the Queen Victoria on Cunard.  If you have ever considered cruising Cunard, now is a great time to lock in these incredible prices.

Inside rooms start at just $1,099 per person (plus taxes and fees) and the Queen Grill suites start at just $4,599 per person (plus taxes and fees) for these 12 night sailings.  Sailings start and end in Rome and Venice (all one way sailings) until October 27 when the next two sailings go between Venice and Athens, Greece.  Destinations include the Greek Isles, Black Sea and the Holy Land.

In addition to these incredible prices, you will also receive an onboard credit up to $300 per stateroom and a reduced deposit (only 12.5% of the voyage fare).  You will also qualify for Travel On A Dream’s loyalty program.  Don’t miss this awesome opportunity!  http://travelonadream.com