CruCon Cruise Outlet: For those of you who prefer to sleep in, cruise retailer CruCon is holding its after-Thanksgiving sale on Friday, November 26, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last calls taken by 5 p.m.). For one day, CruCon will offer low fares on cruises to a variety of destinations (Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Hawaii, etc.) and value-added bonuses. The only catch is that you must register for the sale by 8 a.m. on Wednesday, November 24. For more information and to sign up, visit CruCon's Web site. Norwegian Cruise Line: From Friday, November 26, through Tuesday, November 30, NCL will be running its "Book Sail Save" promotion, which features half-off deposits on select sailings fleetwide as well as up to $250 in onboard credit per stateroom. Members of Latitudes, the cruise line's past-passengers program, will have access to a special preview sale on Thursday, November 25. MSC Cruises: MSC Cruises is offering rates as low as $269 per person for a seven-night cruise -- that's just $40 per night -- when you book between Friday, November 26, and Monday, November 29. This offer is valid on select Eastern and Western Caribbean sailings aboard MSC Poesia departing this winter. For more information and to book, visit MSC Cruises' Web site. Paul Gauguin Cruises: On Friday, November 26, Paul Gauguin Cruises is launching a two-week sale featuring savings between $750 and $2,775 per person and free airfare from Los Angeles to Tahiti. Those who book on Black Friday or on Saturday, November 27, will also receive a $100 spa credit per person. For more information and to book, visit the Paul Gauguin Cruises Web site. If you can't manage to swing a Black Friday cruise bargain, don't fret. Keep in mind that deals pop up continually. For some of the cheapest rates we've seen all year, check out Cruise Critic's Cruises Under $50 Per Night. Also be sure to look for last-minute cruise deals -- we've seen an influx of bargains for cruises departing within the next two months.
-- by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson, Web Content Producer
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