Steal of the Week: 11-Nt. Hawaii Cruise from $949

August 14, 2014 | By | No Comments

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THE DEAL: Carnival Cruise Lines is offering an 11-night Hawaii cruise onboard Carnvial Legend, sailing from Honolulu to Vancouver on May 7, 2015. Prices start from $949 per person, for an inside cabin.
WHAT WE LOVE: Six days in Hawaii, in May, with stellar ports at either end from $87 per person, per night, isn’t a bad idea for vacation. This cruise from Carnival is split, with the first half among the islands and the second half sailing to Vancouver. New shows and amenities will keep you busy during those days at sea, with PlayList Productions performances, Hasbro the Game Show, and Seuss at Sea and a new water park debuting soon. Select Fun Ship 2.0 upgrades have been made, adding RedFrog Pub, Punchliner Comedy Club and Bonsai Sushi venues. Sailing towards the end of the school year, but before Memorial Day, the ship may enjoy peace before the summer season unfurls and with it, more crowds and passengers.
WHAT GIVES US PAUSE: The price is right, but for a Hawaii sailing — especially with all those sea days at the end — you may want to spring for a balcony, which brings the price up to $121 per person, per night. Flights will be more — to Hawaii and from Canada — adding to the budget. Compare flight prices with our sister site TripAdvisor’s meta-search tool.
HOW TO BOOK IT: For all the nitty-gritty on this deal (including that pesky fine print), click here.
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