A quick check of flights to Europe from JFK shows you can get to Rome from JFK for $717 per person, roundtrip. A check of the weather shows that October is still a great month, considered one of the best, for seeing Italy, while November is said to cool down a little. Weather is less of a factor as you don't have to deal with the crunch of tourist crowds at every site.
And so CruiseMates is bringing you an exclusive list of last minute deals on all kinds of Royal Caribbean cruises, in Europe and elsewhere. Take a look at some of the following offers...
Splendour Of The Seas
Greek Isles And Turkey Cruise package sailing from Venice, Italy; 11/10/07
7-night from $749
Oceanview from $799
Balcony from $1049
Suite from $1449
Splendour Of The Seas
10-night Greek Isles And Turkey Cruise package sailing from Venice, Italy; 11/24/07
Inside from $799
Oceanview from $999
Balcony from $1349
Suite from $1899
Voyager Of The Seas
12 Night Canary Islands Cruise package sailing from Barcelona, Spain; 11/17/07
Oceanview Europe from $1349
Balcony Europe from $1419
Suite Europe from $1999
Legend Of The Seas
13 Night Italy And Croatia Cruise sailing from Civitavecchia (Rome); 10/24/07
Oceanview from $1659
Balcony from $1899
Suite from $2999
15-nights for $599? Incredible! Legend of the Seas is offering an amazing 15-night journey from Barcelona to two nights in the Canary Islands and then straight to Barbados where you begin a tour of the southern Caribbean including St. Vincent, Dominica, St. Kitts, Tortola and the Dominican Republic. This 15-day cruise starts at just $599! Get an oceanview for $899, balcony for $1199, deluxe suite for $2299!
Again, 15-nights for $599? Voyager of the Seas is offering a 15-night trans-Atlantic voyage starting in Barcelona and going all the way to Galvestion with stops in Spain, Madeira and the Canary Islands, Puerto Rico, Labadee, Cozumel and finally Texas. This cruise starts at $599! That is less than you would pay to fly, and on one of the most popular Royal Caribbean ships ever.
Don't miss this great offer on a 12-night Transatlantic on the beautiful Jewel of the Seas for as low as $599 per person! Under $50/day. get an oceanview for $749 per person. This voyage starts in Southampton, England and stops in La Carona, Spain, sails on to Funchal on the Portugese island of Madeira and lands in Ft. Lauderdale. A nice southerly transoceanic voyage (no icebergs) and eight days at sea in all.
There are 7-night Mexican Riviera packages from Los Angeles on Vision of the Seas from just $459; $599 oceanview. Caribbean deals include 6-night voyages for $499, or 7-night trips for $549. Voyager of the Seas sailing 7-nights out of Galveston in 2008 has starting prices at $699 per person.
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Carnival Freedom, January 19, 2008.
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A 14-night transatlantic cruise.
April 2008, from Florida to the Caribbean then to Europe including the Canary Islands, Spain, Florence Italy and ending in Rome - starting as low as $699 per person. This one is filling up fast!
7 nights in the Eastern Caribbean.
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