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THE DEAL: Norwegian Cruise Line is offering a seven-night Pacific Coast cruise onboard Norwegian Jewel, sailing from Los Angeles to Vancouver on May 8, 2013. Prices start from $299 per person for an inside cabin. Balconies are available from $599, with mini suites at $749.
WHAT WE LOVE: If you’re looking to get away cheaply this spring, consider this weeklong Norwegian cruise with stops in San Francisco; Astoria, Oregon; and Victoria and Nanaimo, Canada. Prices start from just $43 per person, per night, or you can upgrade to a balcony cabin from just $86 per person, per night. It’s an especially good option for West Coasters who won’t need to travel far to a homeport.
WHAT GIVES US PAUSE: If you want the cheapest prices, you’ll be squeezing into a 143-square-foot inside cabin with no natural light. That option is best for people who spend most of their vacation out in the public areas of the ship. And don’t forget you’ll need a passport to debark and fly home from Vancouver.
HOW TO BOOK IT: For all the nitty-gritty on this deal (including that pesky fine print), click here. To see how much flights will add to your vacation cost, compare flight prices with our sister site TripAdvisor’s meta-search tool.
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