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European River Cruising

European River Cruising is one of the best ways to experience multiple destinations while only unpacking once. From big cities to small towns, you'll see it all from a deluxe river cruise aboard the MS Amadeus Royal or MS Amadeus Symphony. All cruises include deluxe accommodations, all meals on board, complimentary champagne with breakfast, unlimited wine & beer with dinners, nightly entertainment and more. Beat the crowds in the Spring or Fall, see the famed Christmas Markets in December or cruise during the holidays, whatever your fancy, Gate 1 Travel has the cruise for you .

Save $1000 on any sailing in September (or Aug 30) by using the code BPSP1000 or $200 off any other sailing by using the code BPRC200 at time of booking. These ships fill up fast, so reserve your cabin today!




World Yacht

World Yacht - NYC (editorial review)

Put a World Yacht dinner cruise on your list of "must do's" in New York City. We set sail at 7:00 PM and immediately had servers bringing crab cake appetizers, bread, and beverages. For the main course I had a filet mignon, which was wonderful. Although the food was great, the real "treat" of the cruise is the view of Manhattan from the upper deck while cruising down the Hudson River. Inspiring views of the  bridges, water sculptures, and my favorite the Statue of Liberty. Very relaxing and highly recommended. I can't wait to go back.

World Yacht
World Yacht Website
800-498-4270, option 1

USA Midwestern River Cruises

Picture yourself on board an authentic Mark Twain era paddlewheel riverboat! The Spirit of Peoria , based in Peoria, Illinois on the beautiful and historic Illinois River, offers affordable 2 & 3 day all-inclusive river cruises from May through October. The Spirit will take you north on the Illinois River to the canyons and waterfalls of Starved Rock State Park and south on the Illinois and Mississippi to the Gateway Arch of St. Louis through some of the Midwest’s most beautiful scenery. Along the way you’ll have world-class entertainment, wonderful food and the opportunity to let your life slow down and take a trip back in time to the 1850's. So, join us and follow in the foot steps of the first Native Americans, the French Voyageurs and the Pioneers. Contact the Spirit at the following...see you on the river!!!

Spirit of Peoria Paddlewheel Riverboat
Spirit of Peoria Travel Website

The Amazon

Its surroundings covering nearly half of the territory of Peru, the Amazon is the mightiest river in the world, flanked by vast stretches of pristine rainforest. The rainforest canopy shelters the richest and most diverse ecosystem on Earth, making it the perfect place for anyone who cares about nature. Beginning in Iquitos, the world’s furthest inland seaport, we travel upstream along the Amazon’s tributaries, going deep into the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve — the largest wetland reserve in the world. On our exclusive itinerary, you go deeper into the reserve — by far — than on any other Amazon journey, and as a result, you see much more, pure and simple. We’ll look for the Amazon’s myriad forms of wildlife — monkeys, birds, sloths and other mammals, pink and gray dolphins and many more. You might even spot the endangered giant otter or the rare harpy eagle.

International Expeditions
International Expeditions Travel Website


Eight day Tour from the Sea to the Alps Portoroz • Postojna Cave • Ljubljana • Lake Bled Plus Venice! Your Tour Includes: Transatlantic flight to Ljubljana. Airport transfers for passengers on UWT. Accommodations in 4 and 5 star hotels. Buffet breakfast and dinner daily. Welcome reception in Portoroz and Farewell Dinner in Bled. Transportation by deluxe motorcoach Sightseeing tours as per itinerary. All local taxes, entrance fees and service charges. Service of the local guides.

Unique World Cruises
Unique World Cruises Travel Website

Land of the Midnight Sun

As the Summer solstice approaches, treasure the experience of exploring the North Cape and the natural beauty and stunning scenery of the Norwegian Fjords. You'll visit Tromsø, the base from where pioneer Roald Amundsen set out on so many of his adventures. You'll sample life in remote fishing communities like Leknes, where the short northern summer is a time of frenetic activity. Also making the best of the weather, the warm winds of the Gulf Stream and the ethereal light are a multitude of creatures. Expect to see whales, seals and stunning birdlife in this wild and remote landscape that straddles the Arctic Circle.

Voyages of Discovery
Voyages of Discovery Travel Website
866-623-2689 6/8/2008

Freighter Cruises    

If you have time and a real sense of adventure, freighter cruising may be for you. Age limits range from 79-85 years and passengers 79 and over need a doctor's certificate stating their fitness to travel. Amenitites are minimal and meals are usually served in the officers' mess. Destinations are worldwide and vary in duration from 2 weeks to 5 months. Average cost is $90-$130 per person/per day.    

Freighter World Cruises     

Luxury Cruises    

This cruise line offers luxury at its finest. There are 4 ships in the fleet. They include all onboard gratuities, complimentary beverages, complimentary 24-hour room service menu, all oceanview suites and are among the highest at sea of crew per guest ratio. Destinations are worldwide from Antartica to Bermuda to Africa and Around the World.    

Regent Seven Seas Cruises     

Alaska Cruises    

Discover Alaska - commune with bears, sea lions, whales and moose - view extraordinary scenery, tour the Yukon and stay in luxurious accommodations. Most itineraries run from May to the beginning of September.    

Holland America Line     
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Small Ship Cruises    

Enjoy the variety of 21 trips that vary in duration from 11 to 31 days. Each ship is privately owned or chartered by OAT. A Trip Leader is provided on all ships and because of the smaller size, they are able to navigate into smaller ports that larger ships could not reach. Groups are also small - never more than 10-24 travelers.    

Overseas Adventure Travel     

A Touch of Italy    

If you love all things Italian, MSC Cruises is for you. Sophia Loren is the godmother of this cruise line and it doesn't get any better than that! There are 9 ships in the fleet - all providing the very finest in Italian cuisine, hospitality and design. Their destinations take you to the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Transatlantic, Caribbean, South America and South Africa. They regularly offer baby boomers and seniors as much as 58% off on selected sailings. Check with them directly on these special offers.    

MSC Cruises     

Luxury and Legendary    

If you want to cruise in style, then be sure and book the Queen Mary 2. It is currently the largest ocean liner ever built at 150,000 tons. Enjoy 5 star dining, a fully stocked library, ballroom and planetarium and large staterooms. This is truly an upscale experience for transatlantic crossings that range from 6-8 days in one direction.    


Superior Cruises    

This one is not cheap, but it's worth it! Take a 14-day cruise from Dubai to Athens from May 11, 2008 - May 25, 2008. You'll stop in Oman, Egypt and Jordan while cruising the Red Sea, transiting the Suez Canal and dining on 6 star cuisine.    

Crystal Cruises     

Luxury Small Ships    

Sail away on Windstar Cruise's "Motor Yacht Sails." These vessels hold between 148 to 312 passengers for a private yacht-like atmosphere. All staterooms offer ocean views. You'll be pampered with luxurious spas, fine dining and magnificent service. Sailing destinations are the Caribbean, Europe, The Americas, The Greek Isles and Transatlantic.    

Windstar Cruises    

Deluxe Cruise Ship    

The Celebrity family is adding a new ship to its fleet, the Solstice. The maiden voyage is scheduled for December 14 on a 7 night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. You'll be entertained with piano and jazz music. Sip cocktails in the Passport and Martini Bars, enjoy cognac and single malt scotch tastings, along with dancing and exciting itineraries. Check regularly for specials on the Solstice.    

Celebrity Cruises     

River and Coastal Cruises    

Cruise the mighty MIssissippi, explore Alaska's Inside Passage and sail along the Columbia and Snake Rivers - all aboard the fleet of paddle wheels and stern wheels. Visit small towns to 100 mile vistas to blue fjords. Look for yearly theme cruises. Enjoy spacious staterooms, fine dinng and fascinating shore excursions.    

Majestic America Line