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Cruise deals in Europe – less than $100 per day

La Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Familia

Travelzoo.com and Royal Caribbean Cruises have partnered to offer incredible cruise deals in the Mediterranean. Sail aboard the Rhapsody of the Seas or the Jewel of the Seas for as little as $799 per person for a 10-day itinerary.

$799 roundtrip Rome, Venice, or Barcelona to Venice. Visit Croatia, Turkey, Greece and Malta, depending on which getaway selected. There are select dates, so visit Travelzoo.com by Friday, October 16 for the dates and itineraries.

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Columbia River cruise deals, a Dominican Republic resort, and a Manhattan hotel discount

1-mexico08 086This week’s deals include cruises on the great Columbia River, a great deal on hotel rooms in mid-town Manhattan, and a resort adventure in the Dominican Republic.

For those who don’t really want to “cross the pond” to experience a river cruise, American Cruise Lines offers cruises on the Mississippi and the Columbia Rivers here in the lower 48. Rivercruise.com is offering category upgrades and 2-for-1 deals on select sailings in the Northwest. For example, set sail for eight days on the American Empress steamboat from Portland, Oregon to Clarkston, Washington down the Columbia and SnakeRivers. This deluxe cruise package is $3795 for two passengers, departing on May 4. Ports include Astoria and The Dalles, Oregon, as well as the town of Stevenson and SacajaweaState Park in Washington. Learn about the Oregon Trail, the Nez Perce tribe, and the Lewis and Clark expedition. Visit Rivercruising.com soon for more information on sailings and to book your cruise.

As the weather clears in the Northeast, travelers to New York can take advantage of a deal offered by The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Metropolitan. Guests can book a night here starting at $109 per night for two adults in a queen room, or stay in the Junior Suite for $169 per night. The hotel is located in Midtown East in central Manhattan, bordered by Fifth Avenue to the west and East River. You’ll be within walking distance to the RockefellerCenter, Grand Central Terminal, and the UnitedNationsVisitorsCenter. Visit Groupon.com by March 19, 2014 for more information and to book your stay in the Big Apple.

If warm beaches and a tropical climate are more your style, Living Social has partnered with The Tropical at Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Starting at $325, two guests stay four nights in a Superior room, April 20 through December 20. Stay an extra night for an additional $80. This package includes unlimited meals, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, non-motorized water sports and all taxes and fees. The resort is located on CofresiBeach on the AmberCoast, across the island from Santo Domingo. Visit Livingsocial.com by March 12, 2014 for more information and to buy your voucher.

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It’s Wave Season for the cruise lines

Every year between January and March, the cruise industry offers some of its best deals. If you’re thinking of going on a cruise later this year or the beginning of 2015, it’s worth your time to look at these sales.

Viking Rivers cruises are offering 2 for 1 on select 2014 sailings. Included in this sale is their Rhine Getaway that sails from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland. Ports include Heidelberg, Strasburg, and Cologne on this seven-day adventure. The land/cruise price starts at $4,549 for two passengers. First time customers of Viking Rivers save $300 per couple if they book by January 31, 2014. Prices start to rise at the end of April. Visit Viking.rivercruise.com for more information on departure dates, cruise itineraries, and air fare add-ons.

Oceania Cruises is also offering great deals on sailing in the Caribbean this spring. For example, book a March 18 sailing of the 10-day Mayan Mystique on the Riviera starting at $2398 per couple for an inside stateroom with free airfare. Ports of call include Key West, Costa Maya, Mexico, Roatan, Honduras, Santo Tomas, Guatemala, Belize City, Belize, Cozumel, Mexico, and Georgetown, Cayman Islands. This promotion ends March 31, 2014.  Visit Oceaniacruises.com for more information on discounts, sailings, and itineraries.

Alaskan cruises are always popular, and deals on them few and far between. In partnership with Travelzoo.com, iCruise.com is offering Alaskan sailings on Celebrity Cruises starting at $1,149 per person for a balcony stateroom. Sail roundtrip from Seattle on the Celebrity Solstice, stopping in Skagway, Ketchikan, Juneau, and Victoria on May 16, May 23, or May 30. Visit iCruise.com by January 28, 2014 for additional sailings, more information, and to book your cruise.

These deals are subject to change or cancellation at any time, and restrictions may apply. Book early for the best deals.