Last summer I had the privilege of seeing Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas in the shipyard in Victoria, British Columbia, where the line was adding the brand new “Royal Advantage” upgrades.
I now think of Radiance as a first-class ship, a real jewel of contemporary style and small-ship convenience, but I am currently seeing seven-day cruises to Alaska onboard for as little as $379 per person. The cruise sails from Vancouver to Seward, Alaska or vice versa.
The seven-day cruise visits Seward, Hubbard Glacier (the biggest in Alaska on any cruise itinerary), Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait (a wonderful spot for more glacier sightings or whale watching), Ketchikan and then just one day at sea to return to Vancouver. As far as Alaska itineraries go I would say this is one of the better ones because of the number of days in port in Alaska – five on a seven day cruise.
Go to http://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/ships/class/ship/home.do?shipClassCode=RD&shipCode=RD&br=R