Expedia.com(R) today announced the Expedia Cruise Price Guarantee Plus, a new program that gives customers the added security of knowing they're booking the best available cruise prices at www.expedia.com/cruise. Expedia(R) is so confident that it is offering the lowest cruise rates, it will match the price and provide a $50 SuperCertificate(R) from GiftCertificates.com if a better price is found online within 48 hours of booking(1). The SuperCertificate is redeemable online for original gift certificates from hundreds of stores, theatres, and restaurants.
"We pride ourselves on offering the finest selection of cruises at the best possible price for our customers," said Mark Kammerer, vice president, cruises, at Expedia.com. "Our Cruise Price Guarantee Plus program minimizes the need for travelers to look any further than Expedia for all of their cruise needs."
Expedia's cruise offering features one of the most extensive selections of cruises and sailings from 16 of the world's top cruise companies -- designed to fit any travel schedule or lifestyle. Following are a few examples of some great sailings available at www.expedia.com/cruise:
Book a seven-night getaway and travel along the coast of Alaska aboard a Princess Cruiseliner. The Dawn Princess (4 1/2-stars) departs from Vancouver and is available from $749/person.
Through September, Royal Caribbean offers three-night cruises to the Bahamas aboard the Majesty of the Seas (3 1/2-stars) from $234/person. Or sail away on the Sovereign of the Seas (3-stars) from $244/person.
For a longer Caribbean cruise, climb aboard for seven nights on Holland America's Zuiderdam (4-stars) and sail to Half Moon Bay, Bahamas; Road Town, British Virgin Islands; St. Thomas and Nassau from $604/person.
This summer, sail the waters around Mexico for four nights on Carnival's Paradise (4-stars) from $569/person. Or sail for five nights on Carnival's Inspiration (4-stars) from $629/person.
Cruise for seven nights on Norwegian's Pride of Aloha (3-stars) and explore Nawiliwili Bay, Hilo, Kona, Kahului, and Honolulu from $849/person.
Booking a cruise on Expedia.com is a snap. Travelers can find detailed information and tools to assist in the process, including cruise reviews, itinerary overviews, cabin layouts and virtual tours, deck layouts, amenities, photos, and star ratings. And when travelers are ready to book, they can choose to book online at www.expedia.com/cruise or by calling Expedia(R) Cruise Specialists at 888-249-3978.
About Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc. is the world's leading online travel service and the fourth-largest travel agency in the United States. Expedia's award-winning Expert Searching and Pricing (ESP) technology delivers the most comprehensive flight options available online. ESP also allows customers to dynamically build complete trips that combine flights, Expedia(R) Special Rate hotels and other lodging, ground transportation, and destination services and activities. Expedia's quality and leadership have been recognized in awards such as PC Magazine's "Editors' Choice" and Forbes' "Favorite General Travel Site." Expedia is an operating company of IAC/InterActiveCorp
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(1) Please see www.expedia.com/cruise for full terms and conditions around the Expedia Cruise Price Guarantee Plus.
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