Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection
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The World Is On Sale! Now Is The Time To Take That Trip To Europe!

September 28, 2022

The world is on sale! Now’s a great time to take that trip to Europe!   The exchange rate for USD-Euro is the lowest it’s been since 2002! It’s just about 1 USD for 1 Euro.   5 years ago you got 85 Euro for $100 USD.  Now you’re getting… Read more

Fantastic Free Air & $25 Deposit on Viking River Cruise Plus More!

July 23, 2022

Viking Cruises has some amazing promotions for their River Cruises going on right now! Viking is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary with a really good sale.  Here are some of the great options: Free International Airfare on select sailings All Inclusive rates starting at $2,199 $25 deposit In addition to these… Read more

Regent Seven Seas Luxury Cruising – What’s Included in your Rate

June 24, 2022

Regent is ultra luxury and all-inclusive cruising.  Leave your wallet at home and have everything included.  There are things you can upgrade but you certainly do not have to. What’s included: Business Class air for international flights.  Economy for domestic flights.  If you wanted to purchase your own air, Regent… Read more

Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection Update for May 2022! Small Ship Luxury Cruising!

May 20, 2022

The Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection will finally set sail this coming August 2022! The Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection offers all inclusive amenities on one of the most luxurious small ship cruise line.  The Ritz was due to set sail back in February of 2020 but with Covid, sailings on the… Read more

Regent Seven Seas 2024 World Cruise Update!

July 12, 2021

Regent Seven Seas 2024 World Cruise sets sail from Miami on January 6, 2024. 132 glorious nights on the Seven Seas Mariner takes you through: 3 oceans 4 continents 12 overnight stays 31 countries 61 Unesco sites 66 ports of call 44 free shore excursions 34,500 nautical miles sailed Reservation… Read more

Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection Releases 2023 Mediterranean Itineraries

June 7, 2021

The new Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection just released their 2023 Mediterranean schedule (see video for details and link below for e-brochure) The Ritz kicks off the Mediterranean season on April 27 from Lisbon on a 10 night voyage sailing to Barcelona, Spain. There are 14 sailings all together.  The last… Read more