Rising Gas Prices Do Not End Cruise Vacation Bargains

From: ThatPRGuy.com
Published: Fri Sep 30 2005


DANBURY, Conn. High gas prices and the uncertain economy may cause a slow-down for the travel industry in general, but bargain cruise hunters are finding the best prices in years.

"Cruise lines do not want to set sail with a ship that is anything less than full, so last minute deals and bargains are getting better now than ever before. A smart shopper who can plan a cruise on short notice can get a genuine bargain," explained Steve Kaplan, vice president of eCruises.com.

With over 100,000 very satisfied customers, the on-line cruise vacation specialist offers rock bottom pricing and a package of benefits that cannot be found anywhere else.

The web site has cruise listings for over 10,000 sailings all over the world, and the "Hot Deals" and "Last Minute Deals" portion of the site deliver the best opportunities for inexpensive cruise vacations to be found anywhere.

For example, a last minute deal on the Carnival Legend cruise ship leaving from New York for the Eastern Caribbean is priced at just $670 for an 8-day vacation. The amazing part is that this is a total price. All the port charges, government taxes, fees, and full travel insurance protection are included. In fact, the company adds some perks not available anywhere else.

"Every one of our customers receives full travel insurance that covers them from the moment they step out their door to the moment they return. This is the best travel protection insurance you can get, and we give it to you at no extra charge when you book your cruise from eCruises.com," said Kaplan.

The company also gives each customer a one-year complementary subscription to both "Cruise Travel" and "Travel America" magazines, a combined value of $59.

The number of last minute deals on any one ship is usually very limited, and the early bird gets the worm. Bargain cruise hunters monitor the deals on eCruises.com and are quick to respond.

eCruises.com is the only national retailer with one price up front that includes everything required to get on board all cruise ships. Cruisers can hear or see minute-by-minute real time pricing and details on over 10,000 sailings from now until mid 2006, by calling 800-223-6868 or by visiting www.ecruises.com.

About eCruises.com:
eCruises.com is a leading, award-winning national cruise retailer with over 100,000 satisfied clients. A member of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), eCruises.com features cruises aboard: Carnival, Celebrity, Crystal, Cunard, Disney, Costa, Holland America, MSC, NCL America, Norwegian, Oceania, Orient, Princess, Radisson Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea and other ocean and river cruise lines.

Contact:
Sy Ripka
203-778-5626 ext. 101
sripka@ecruises.com

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